The Diploma in Health Information Management is a comprehensive 3-year program meticulously designed to foster expertise in the field of Health and Medical Information Management. The primary focus of this program is to equip students with essential competencies, particularly in ICD-10 Disease and ICD-9 Procedure Coding within the Case-Mix System, in order to address critical demands and adapt to the ever-evolving requirements of the healthcare industry. A significant aspect of the curriculum involves instructing students on effectively utilizing the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) as a worldwide reference book. This specialization will empower students to gain an in-depth understanding of the system and its applications. A distinguishing feature of the program is the incorporation of practical experience, wherein students will have the invaluable opportunity to participate in real-world practices within the Medical Record Department. This hands-on approach will be facilitated through practical postings at our esteemed 26 selected KPJ Specialist Hospitals, allowing students to put theory into action and develop practical skills. Moreover, the program boasts a team of highly qualified academics with extensive industry experience in their respective fields. Their expertise ensures that students receive up-to-date insights and knowledge, resulting in favorable academic outcomes. The Diploma in Health Information Management is an all-encompassing 3-year program aimed at nurturing proficient professionals capable of meeting the challenges of Health and Medical Information Management. Through a combination of theoretical teachings, practical experiences, and expert guidance, students are prepared for successful careers in the dynamic healthcare service sector.
Diploma Health Information Management offers a great opportunity to work at KPJ Healthcare Group as well as in Government and Private Hospitals in Malaysia and abroad. The positions offered are Medical Record Officer/Health Information Officer (Clinical Coder), Insurance Coder, Marketing Officer, and Information Officer. Diploma graduates may also choose to further their Degree programmes in Healthcare Information System or Information Systems in General.
Financing your Study
KPJ offers a lot of opportunities for Scholarship in the form of Biasiswa by Merit or Dermasiswa based on Financial Need. With the combination of PTPTN and our Scholarship, many students may not need to pay any tuition or fee during their studies and will receive Pocket Money of RM200 per month, plus hostel accommodation for the whole duration of 3 years of your study which is readily included in the tuition and fee. Please refer the following Table for an indication of how much you will actually need to pay or will receive for your study. This calculation is based on the condition that you, like almost all our present students, are approved and receive PTPTN to pay for your tuition and fee. We would help you to apply for PTPTN during your orientation week.