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Why Online Health Informatics Certification (OHIC)?

The rapidly burgeoning health care industry is moving ahead with the development of both the pharmaceutical and software industry in our country. Till date, the improvement in the healthcare sector is approximately 12% and is anticipated to grow by 13% year on year. The health informatics, a novel academic discipline bridging medicine and information sciences, has already made its presence felt in the country. However, there exists a gap between the healthcare and the IT sector. To reduce this gap and to meet the needs of the Healthcare professionals and Paramedical personnel, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences in Collaboration with Mascon Global Limited, Gurgaon has designed and delivered Online Health Informatics Certification (OHIC)

Globally agreed by both professional organization and the academic institution, OHIC offers more visibility with measurable benefits like,

  • Learn from the place you live
  • Flexibility in attending the classes
  • Cost- effective and time saving
  • Interactive learning
  • Zero Material cost
  • Guidance from subject matter experts
  • 24/7 Accessibility

What is OHIC ?

OHIC is an online curricular certification course to assist professionals in learning the basic concepts of Health informatics and Healthcare based specialized IT functions.

The OHIC program trains a modern Healthcare professional on basic technical knowledge and IT based techniques for proper patient account management. It equips professionals with the means to incorporate information technology into safe and effective evidence-based healthcare. It enables them to adopt new ways to accomplish their tasks more efficiently.

Eligibility Criteria

Any Healthcare professional and Paramedical personnel with Bachelors degree qualification

Course Structure

Course structure covers six units from basic to advanced in the related fields

Introduction to Health Informatics
Overview and perspective
IT in Healthcare
Communication Technologies in Healthcare
Knowledge Management in Health Informatics
Data, Information – Processing & Integration
Clinical Terminologies
Health Information Standards & Protocols
Data Mining in Biomedicine & Healthcare
Integrating Technology into Health Care Delivery
Evidence Based Medicine
Statistical Approach to Health Informatics
Decision Support & Expert Systems
Imaging, Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Informatics
Imaging Informatics
Pharmaceutical Informatics
Laboratory Informatics
Nursing, Public Health and Consumer Health Informatics
Nursing Informatics
Public Health Informatics
Consumer Health Informatics and Personal Health
Electronic Medical Records
Theory, Architecture, Standards, Integration, Clinical Decision Support
EMR Practices
EMR Project
MGL-EMR Demo & Assignments

Training and Testing

    • Online Health Informatics Certification sessions comprise of Introductory, E-Classes, Assignments and Final Evaluation.
    • Online material is provided to the registered candidates.
    • During the training programme, assignments are given to each student at the end of each month. Each student is provided a web folder for posting their assignment material with in stipulated time.
    • At the end of the course final evaluation is done based on assignments and final examination.

      How to Apply & Course Fee

      • Interested candidates can register online.
      • Alternatively registration form can be downloaded, filled up and sent along with the hard copies of graduation certificate.

      Candidates applying for each Session (July, October, January, April) are required to send the Registration Fees of  Rs. 6000 by Demand Draft OR Rs. 6050/- by cheque (inclusive of Rs. 50/- for bank clearance charges) in the name of ‘BIC Project’ payable at Sevagram / Wardha and send to Bioinformatics centre, JBTDRC, MGIMS, Sevagram- 442 102, Maharashtra, India before 15th of June, 15th of September, 15th of December or 15th of March for July, October, January, April sessions respectively.  The Fees will be $200 (Rs. 9000/-) for International Students.

      Contact Address
      Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bioinformatics Centre, JB Tropical Disease Research Centre, Sevagram (Wardha) 442 102, Maharashtra, India,
      Telefax 07152 284038,
      Email: m.rajesh@mgl.com, ohic@bicjbtdrc-mgims.in, mgims.btisnet@nic.in, info@jbtdrc.org,
      Web: www.bicjbtdrc-mgims.in, www.mgl.com

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