Health Information Management

Managing the evolution of health delivery.

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Managing the evolution of health delivery

Learn about the management of health information in terms of industry standards for data collection, usage, and analysis, privacy and security, and the integration of health information systems. Discover how electronic information management is revolutionizing health care within various sites and service sectors.  

Program participants will explore, learn and apply their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, online learning environment.  Establish a network of professionals from diverse education and work experiences, as participants collaborate with students across Canada.   

Select a Certificate or Diploma option to meet your education and professional requirements. Upon successful completion of specific program requirements, participants will be eligible for a McMaster University Certificate in Health Information or a McMaster Diploma in Health Information Management.  

About the Health Information Management Program

  • University-level 36- or 42-hour courses
  • Part-time program with professional networking opportunites
  • Finish in 2 years with summers off
  • Designed in consultation with professional associations

Please Note: The program is not a CHIMA accredited education program at this time.  

  COACH - Canada's Health Informatics Association

What You Will Study

  • Professional standards and regulations
  • Privacy, confidentiality and security
  • Records management
  • Information systems
  • Data management and analysis
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Organizational behaviour in health care
  • Managing privacy and security
  • Quality assurance
  • And more.

 

Who Should Take The Program

  • Health care professionals seeking second career or a new career pathway
  • Information professionals seeking education to supplement their existing career
  • Data analysts
  • Computer/IT professionals employed in Health Information systems development
  • Health Information managers and Health Informatics professionals looking to upgrade previous education
  • International professionals seeking Canadian education in Health Information Management.

 

Watch our Program Preview for Health Informatics, Health Information Management and Health Information Systems