Bachelor in Hospital Management (Honours)
Bachelor in Hospital Management (BHM) is the practice of maintenance and care of health records by traditional and electronic means in hospitals physician's office clinics health departments health insurance companies and other facilities that provide health care or maintenance of health records. Health informatics and health information technology are utilized in information management.
Health information management professionals have been described to "play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare in the United States through their focus on the collection maintenance and use of quality data to support the information-intensive and information-reliant healthcare system". They work with clinical epidemiological demographic financial reference and coded healthcare data. Health information administrators plan information systems develop health policy and identify current and future information needs. In addition they apply the science of informatics to the collection storage use and transmission of information.
As the field grows and information technology becomes a more crucial part of the medical world health information management is experiencing a transition from traditional managing practices with paper to more efficient electronic management with Electronic Health Records (EHRs).