Programme Overview

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, 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 implement theory 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.

Career Opportunity

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 CoderMarketing Officerand Information Officer. Diploma graduates may also choose to further their Bachelor’s Degree programs in Healthcare Information Systems or Information Systems in General.

Scholarship

KPJ provides a variety of scholarship opportunities, including Scholarships based on merit and Dermasiswa based on financial need, underscoring our commitment to nurturing the future generation of healthcare leaders and professionals. Many students may find themselves free from tuition and fees for the duration of their academic careers thanks to the joint support of PTPTN and our scholarship. Hostel rooms are available for the full three-year study term, but the costs involved are not included in the total cost of tuition and fees.

 

 

 

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Programme Coordinator

Name : Noorul Amilin Mohamed
Email : ucn.amilin@kpju.edu.my

Programme Details
  • Code –R2/720/4/0098 (4/2028) (MQA/FA1157)

  • Duration – Full Time (3 Years / 6 Semesters)

  • Fees – Local: RM45,000

                  International : RM55,000

  • Mode – Full Time

  • Campus – KPJ University Nilai

  • Intake – March, July and September

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian students:

  • Pass SPM or equivalent
  • Pass in English
  • Credit in Bahasa Melayu
  • Credit in any Mathematics subject OR any Science subject
  • Credit in 1 other subject
International Students:
Similar as Malaysian candidate, AND must possess IELTS ≥ 5.5 or TOEFL ≥ 550 or equivalent.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

This course is designed to equip students with foundation skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will be exposed to the strategies in effective listening and speaking; parts of speech, simple tenses, and the structure of 5-paragraph essay focusing on cause-effect genre.

This course discusses about the introduction to basic hardware and software components of the computer systems and continues to some primary areas of information technology. Students will gain hands-on experience in working with MS Windows, some basic tools like word processing and spreadsheets, provides hands-on training on Internet and web technology.

This course is offered at introductory level to student pursuing healthcare related program. The content covered in the course will provide basic understanding on the structure and basic functions of the Malaysian Health System which would be able to facilitate adequate understanding and application in specific discipline of study related to healthcare environment.

This course designed for students with majors/minors in the sciences or related disciplines to provide the student with an in-depth study of the anatomy and physiology (structure and function) of the human body, pathological diseases and conditions and related treatments and procedures.

This course designed for students with majors/minors in the sciences or related disciplines to provide the student with study of the anatomy and physiology of human body, pathological diseases and conditions and related treatments and procedures. Student will be able to applied medical science knowledge to generate medical terminology and abbreviation related to the healthcare information system.

This introductory practical attachment provides opportunity to student in strengthening their understanding of the operation of the assigned healthcare facility in general as well as the functions, processes and systems of the health information/ medical record services, health data gathering on rotational basis in the out-patient clinic, Emergency department, and in-patient units.

This course is designed to equip students with basic of English language skills and develop communicative competence in spoken and written English, particularly in preparation for tertiary study and employment. Student will learn about verbal communication focusing on Standard People’s Practice. Additionally, student would be able to inculcate values and professionalism and apply problem solving skills in everyday scenarios.

This module is compiled and designed to facilitate the requisite orientation and self-learning on efficient use of ICD-10. It covers a part of the chapters contained in WHO’s publication on ICD-10.

This course is designed for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of Case-Mix System and its relation to clinical coding as basic requirement.

This course is designed for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of ICD-9-CM for Procedure Coding; understanding the Case-Mix System in relation to clinical coding.

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This second hospital placement provides opportunity to student in the application of knowledge related to Coding Principles and processes. Students will be reviewing patient’s case note and familiarizing with medical terminologies and service/treatment flow received by individual patients. Utilizing coding principles and knowledge students are provided with guidance in the identifying and allocating appropriate basic disease and procedure codes

This course is designed to equip students with reading, writing and speaking skills in different context for future higher level courses. Students will also learn about writing compare contrast essay and opinion essay. Grammar and vocabulary are also included in this course in order to help students in their writing and speaking.

This module is compiled and designed to facilitate the requisite orientation and self-learning on efficient use of ICD-10. It covers a part of the chapters contained in WHO’s publication on ICD-10.

This course is designed for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of ICD-9-CM for Procedure Coding; understanding the Case-Mix System in relation to clinical coding.

This course provides a definition and purpose of the patient record, an overview of a valuable tool that documents care and treatment of the patient, the use of informed consent and also addressed the differences between computerized patient records, electronic patient records, and electronic health records.

This course aims to enable the students to develop a basic understanding of the concepts and applications of a range of communication skills and apply these in an education context. Students who complete this course would be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and a range of situations appropriate to their personal, cultural and professional needs.

This third hospital placement provides the opportunity for students to apply knowledge related to Coding Principles and processes of a more complex case notes. Utilizing coding principles and knowledge, students are provided with guidance in identifying and allocating appropriate advance disease and procedure codes which refers to the statistical distribution of patients according to their utilization of resources.

This module is compiled and designed to facilitate the requisite orientation and self-learning on efficient use of ICD-10. It covers a part of the chapters contained in WHO’s publication on ICD-10.

This course is designed for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of ICD-9-CM for Procedure Coding; understanding the Case-Mix System in relation to clinical coding.

This course introduce the students to the management of paper-based medical and health records, the departmental health record systems that contribute to the EHR, the principles of computer technology related to health care with emphasis on security arrangement as well as the legal requirements governing management and ethical principles in handling personal and health information/records of clients.

This fourth hospital placement provides categorization of patients into groups primarily by diagnosis and determine the hospital’s case-mix, which refers to the statistical distribution of patients according to their utilization of resources. It is the tracking of utilization of resources through case-mix analysis that helps administrative personnel to do long range planning and to evaluate quality measures.

This course ensures students able to enumerate the importance of research in the development of health care. The student will conduct a small research based on the proposal approved. The student will work with group members and will be assigned to a lecturer who will act as their research supervisors.

This course is design for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of case-mix system in relation to clinical coding.

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding on marketing and customer services in relation to Health Information. The customer to be addressed includes the internal customers as well as the patients and related stakeholders with various needs and expectations. Students will be exposed to problem-based learning through analysis and short cases scenarios in hospital environments.

The scope of this course is to provide awareness on the 8 elements of Health Economics scenario such as what is health and what is its value, what influence health, the demand for health, the supply of health, micro-economic evaluation at treatment level, health market equilibrium, evaluation at whole system level, and planning, budgeting and monitoring mechanism

This fifth hospital placement provides the purpose of categorizing patients into groups primarily by diagnosis is to determine the hospital’s case-mix, which refers to the statistical distribution of patients according to their utilization of resources. It is the tracking of utilization of resources through case-mix analysis that helps administrative personnel to do long range planning and to evaluate quality measures.

This course utilized the basic management principles to the practice of the Medical Record Management Standard which include Organizational and Management, human Resource Development and Management, policies and Procedure, facilities and Equipment, Safety and Quality Improvement activity.

This course ensures students able to enumerate the importance of research in the development of health care. The student will conduct a small research based on the proposal approved. The student will work with group members and will be assigned to a lecturer who will act as their research supervisors.

This course is design for students to gain knowledge and develop competency in the use of case-mix system in relation to clinical coding.

This sixth hospital placement provides The purpose of categorizing patients into groups primarily by diagnosis is to determine the hospital’s case-mix, which refers to the statistical distribution of patients according to their utilization of resources. It is the tracking of utilization of resources through case-mix analysis