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Our MBA in Health IT, aims to train future managers in the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of IT-based innovations in the healthcare services delivery, management and planning.
Health Informatics is defined as the knowledge, skills, and tools that enable the information to be collected, managed, used and shared for supporting the delivery of healthcare services and promoting health. Health Informatics is one of the fastest growing off shoot of information technology and computer science. In addition to a strong academic coursework, the program also includes the opportunity for students to gain experience in the practical application of theory & skill, with a Capstone Project or an Internship.
Recent development in healthcare sector creates the need for data collation and analysis, thereby strengthening the need for adequate information systems. Thus, the role of IT within healthcare sector is gaining importance. Some key observations include:
Healthcare Informatics is a booming, global industry that presents a vast number of opportunities for professionals worldwide. Graduates in Health Informatics often take a position as a Health Information Manager. These professionals bridge the gap between healthcare practitioners and computer & data processing specialists, and are responsible for maintaining and securing all patient records. In addition, as patient data is being more frequently used for maintaining healthcare quality and in developing medical research projects, Health Information Managers are also tasked with keeping patient, hospital and practitioner data secure and accurate. HIT professionals have the opportunity to work in a wide range of areas including:
CAMPUS PLACEMENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE BATCH 2018-19:
Some companies that visit our campus to hire graduates include:
Chitkara University’s MBA in Healthcare Management with specialisation in Health Information Technology program is designed in extensive consultation and academic collaboration with Apcogsys and Access Health Digital a leading research and consulting organisations with a credible footprint in Healthcare Informatics consulting projects across India and Asia. Industry professionals & practitioners provide a wide range of perspectives on the Healthcare Informatics Sector, its practices, policies & regulations.
The program includes three semesters covering 40 courses besides certifications and live consulting projects in Healthcare Informatics and a full semester of fourth semester as on job training and internship. Our MBA program provides a tailored, up-to-date curriculum for students looking to gain practical experience in the functional areas of the Healthcare Informatics and Digital Health industry. To keep the program industry relevant, the course also examines current trends impacting the Health Informatics & Digital Health field and their impact on the structure, behaviour, and interactions of natural and artificial systems that store, process and communicate information for impactful and evidence based decision making and policy formulation in healthcare sector.