Health Information Management Department

Health Care Services is information dependent and it can not be provided efficiently without comprehensive information regarding patients' past and present condition, hence, the need for Health Information Management Department through their focus on the collection, maintenance and use of quality data to support the information intensive and information reliant health care system. Also the department is to ensure the effective management of clinical data and health records confidentiality, integrity and availability in every type of health care setting. For the objectives to be achieved, the Health Information Management professionals as managers of health care data and information systems collaborate with other members of health care team to ensure that an individual health data and information are accurate, complete, accessible, confidential and secure.

Functions of Health Information Management

The department maintains, preserves and computerizes patient records, submits periodic reports and prepares instructions on the proper maintenance of health record forms. The department also trains employees and develops educational programmes for department personnel. Health Information Department also supervises the transcription of medical reports, such as discharge summaries, operative reports and other reports including pathology reports, radiology reports medical histories and physical examinations

The functions can be categorized under the following headings:

Notable Achievements

    Mr. M. A. Amin
    HOD Health Information Management.

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