PGDHM Health Information Technology || IIHMR Bangalore

PGDHM in Health Information Technology Management

PGDHM in Health Information Technology Management is a two year full time AICTE approved program designed by Healthcare and IT Industry experts to prepare students to work in Healthcare IT companies. In the first year, students would study basics of healthcare and management. In the second year, students would get specialized in Health Information Technology Management stream and learn the management aspects concerned with Healthcare IT.

PGDHM in Health Information Technology Management is a specialized course meant for imparting technical and management skills; to work, manage and lead in Health IT sector. IIHMR Bangalore's PGDHM in Health Information Technology Management aims to prepare students to efficiently work in EHR, EMR, Healthcare Analytics, Healthcare Consulting, Implementation, Support, Business Analysis, HMIS (Hospital Management Information Systems), Hospital IT departments, Automation and various requirements in Health IT sector. The course also covers two months of intensive summer training and 4 months of dissertation (internship) before campus placements; which can help students practically understand and gather knowledge on adequate Healthcare IT practices to make job ready.

Students after completion of this course can look at lucrative career options and campus placements in Digital Health Records, Hospital Management Software Implementation, Analysis, Business Analyst, Technology Analyst, Healthcare Consulting, Project Management, Tech support, Hospital IT departments, etc.

Some of our Alumni work with Allscripts, Deloitte, Dell International Life Sciences, Cerner, ICT Health, Sapphire IMS, Health o 5, Infinity Research, Teleradiology solutions, Napier Healthcare, PrimEra, Practo, etc to name a few after doing this course.

The Course Curriculum for PGDHM in Health Information Technology Management

The course curriculum is designed in such a way to learn from classroom education from our faculties and also to gain practical knowledge and industry expose with summer training, internships, field visits and guest lectures from Industry expert faculty.

Here are some of the modules which you will be studying in the first year.

  • Health and Development
  • Principles of Management
  • Health Policy & Healthcare Delivery System
  • Essentials of Hospital Services
  • Essentials of Biostatistics
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Essentials of Demography and Population Sciences
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Essentials of Health Economics
  • Financial Accounting & Financial Management
  • Communication Planning & Management
  • Research Methodology & Community Studies

  • Here are some of the modules which you will be studying in PGDHM - Health Information Technology Management in the second year.

  • Applied Health Informatics
  • HMIS & Clinical Health Information System
  • Introduction to Healthcare Software Engineering, System Analysis & Design Programming
  • Basics & Introduction to DBMS & ORDBMS
  • Basics of Data mining & Data warehousing
  • Regulatory Aspects and IT security
  • Operations Research & Operations Management
  • Quality Management in Health care
  • Healthcare IT Standards and Health information Exchange
  • EHR, EMR Digital Imaging, Telemedicine & Technological Innovations in Healthcare
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Strategic Management
  • Legal Framework in Healthcare
  • Disaster Management

  • Since IIHMR Bangalore is an autonomous Institution approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, GoI; we keep upgrading our curriculum as and when required as per the expectation of the Industry. Hence, the curriculum followed by IIHMR Bangalore is very much Industry relevant and need of the hour for people who are willing to shape their career in Healthcare IT sector.

    The course will include two months of summer trainings towards the end of first year, and also 4 months of internship (dissertation work) towards the end of second year.

    Note: The curriculum may be subjected to undergo changes as per the suggestions of AAC (Academic Advisory Council).

    Who can apply for this programme and the eligibility criteria

    Any graduates with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their graduation along with a valid CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA or GMAT score can apply. Applications are now being accept for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 Batch. You need to apply on or before 1st July 2018 for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 session.
    If you have not taken any entrance exam; contact 9663866011 (Mr. Bharath) to know the entrance exam process.

    For Indian army professionals, applying for this course must apply along with study leave sanction letter from Indian army headquarters.  

    Admission Process & Important Dates

    You can apply online for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 session. Once you have submitted online application form; our academics team would review and send the GD / PI (Group Discussion / Personal Interview) call letter. The admission interview (GD/PI) will be held on 2nd July 2018 at IIHMR Bangalore campus. After that, the list of selected students would be displayed in the website. The selected students must deposit 1st Instalment fee within 7 days of announcement of admission; failing which the admission offered will be cancelled. We have an approval from AICTE to take 60 students per year.


    Last Date to Apply – 1st July 2018” (Last 10 seats remaining)
    GD/PI (Group Discussion / Personal Interview) – 2nd July 2018
    Course commencement date: 2nd July 2018

    Fee structure for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 Batch:


    ParticularsAmount (Rs.)Due Date for payment
    1st Instalment 1,10,000 (To be paid within 10 days after declaration of admission)
    2nd Instalment 80,000(To be paid within 20 days after declaration of admission)
    3rd Instalment 1,10,0005th December 2018
    4th Instalment 1,00,0005th April 2019
    5th Instalment 1,95,0005th July 2019

    For Admission Enquiries Contact: 9663866011 (Mr. Bharath), 9535942460 (Mr. Kanagaraj), 080 6113 3800 (Land Line)

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