By Rajib Mukherjee:-Addressing a press conference in Kolkata, Dr. Biranchi Jena, Director, IIHMP Bangalore “Health Information Technology Management would be the next big thing in healthcare sector.” Over the last few years, the hospital and public health sector has been recruiting a growing number of hospital administrators and public health professionals across the country.
They have been contributing to the growth of hospital and public health sector, and work on the never-ending debate over affordability and accessibility. With the growing demand for healthcare and with the availability of limited resources, health information technology has been the only saviour. However, the growing usage of IT in healthcare organizations needs a structured way of capacity building by introducing right skill sets among the aspiring heal n: and hospital management professionals. IIHMR Bangalore has already facilitated the creation of greater number of healthcare IT professionals.
Jena added, all the Health IT Management students graduating this year from IIHMR Bangalore had been placed with reputed Health IT Management companies with an average salary package of more than Rs 5.5 lakh per annum. Interestingly, a majority of Health IT Management students who joined IIHMR Bangalore hail from West Bengal.
IIHMR Bangalore has also taken a special initiative as part of its mission to sensitize people on the role of IT in augmenting the functioning of the healthcare sector. As part of the activity, IIHMR Bangalore is organizing a one-day free certification programme on Health IT Management for the students who are aspiring t contribute to health care sector.
IIHMR Bangalore established in 2004 is a premier Institute in India for hospital and latte management education in India. IIHMR Bangalore is the first education Institute in India to be accredited by NABET as hospital and healthcare consultant organization for NABS standards. IIHMR Bangalore is one of the very few Institute to offer Health Informatic Technology Management education as a specialization in PGDHM in India. IIHMR
offers two years full time AICTE approved Post Graduation programme with specialized in Hospital Management, Public Health Management and Health Information Technology, Management.
More details is available from: www.bangalore.iihmr.org