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Medical Record and Health Information Technician

Medical Record and Health Information Technician

Course Overview

Medical Records & Health Information Technician (MRHIT) is the science of managing all information related to the operation of a Health care Facility. This includes filing and storing patient charts, scanning medical records, ensuring adherence to regulations and retention schedule, and managing the destruction of medical records after their skill building retention period.
This certificate course has been specially tailored for skill enhancement of personnel providing Medical Records services and for personnel opting to take up medical records management as a career in the field of healthcare.
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Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility is 10+2 (with or without science stream)

Program Duration

3 Months Certificate course

6 Months Certificate course

1 Year Diploma Course

  • 9 Months Online Classes
  • 3 Months Hospital Training.

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy with blended approach and in line with global practices
  • Appropriate interplay of course work and clinical work
  • Webinar, student-faculty chat, online group discussions, virtual class rooms, white board
  • Classroom lectures and skill lab by subject experts and market leaders
  • On-the-job training in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.
  • State-of-art library with latest resources
  • Students encouraged for self-directed learning
  • Guided article review and case presentations
Medical Record and Health Information Technician

Course Content

  • Introduction, Values, Purposes and Uses of Medical Records.
  • Documentation of Records (Indexes / Registers).
  • Birth, Death, Registration and Correction in Record.
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Medical Records.
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Related Health Problems.
  • Medical Coding
  • Electronic Medical Record/ Hospital Information System.
  • Contents and Components of Medical Record.
  • Numbering, Filing and Retrieval of Medical Records.
  • Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Medical Records.
  • Medico-Legal Cases.
  • Hospital Statistics.
  • Case Studies

Who Can Join ?

  • Quality Executives
  • Nursing Professionals
  • Para-medical staff/Secretarial staff in hospital
  • Medical Records Assistant
  • Assistant Medical Records Technician
  • Executives from health insurance Companies
  • It companies dealing with medical records and coding

Highlights of the contact program

  • Power point presentations
  • Teaching Aids
  • Visit to MRD, hospital
  • Group work
  • Case studies
  • Q and A Sessions
  • Experience sharing by Experts


At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of Social sciences.