Diploma in Health Information Management is a 3–year programme designed to develop competencies in the area of Health and Medical Information Management. Students will learn relevant practices especially in the function of ICD-10 Disease and Procedure Coding in Case-Mix System to support critical needs and complement the dynamic healthcare service requirements. Student will also be given relevant materials to enhance the use of World-wide reference book, i.e. International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) to specialize in. Extensively this programme aims for students to experience real world practices in Medical Record Department by attending practical posting every semester in our 26 selected KPJ Specialist Hospitals. Through strategic collaboration with Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM) students are to attend mandatory training sessions and will obtain ICD-10 Certification. Many of our academics are wealth in industry experience in their chosen fields and their skills are up to date which reflects good results in student.
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
For 2020, 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 RM300 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.
*BSH = Bantuan Sara Hidup