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Health Information Management

Managing information throughout the health care system.

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Health Information Management Plus Diploma Requirements

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Health Information Management Diploma Requirements

To qualify for the Health Information Management Plus Diploma (45 units), students must complete all ​required courses for the program. In agreement with CHALearning, McMaster University Continuing Education students who are accepted and enrolled in the HIM Plus program will register and complete 3 coding courses offered by CHALearning. Upon successful completion of the 3 courses, students receive 6 units of study to be applied to the HIM Plus Diploma. All program courses are offered online. This diploma program is accredited by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (2018-2020).

Required Courses (13 courses, 39 units) 

  • HTH 101 Health Information Management I (3 Units)
  • HTH 102 Health Information Management II (3 Units)
  • HTH 103 Professionalism, Ethics & Professional Standards (3 Units)​
  • HTH 104 Privacy, Confidentiality & Security (3 Units)
  • HTH 115 Records Management (3 units)​
  • HTH 105 Information Systems Technology (3 Units)
  • HTH 106 Managing Health Privacy & Security (3 Units)
  • HTH 107 Organizational Behaviour for the Health Sector (3 Units)
  • HTH 108 Information Analysis & Data Analytics (3 Units)
  • HTH 116 Pathophysiology I (3 units)
  • HTH 117 Pathophysiology II (3 units)
  • NEW! HTH 119 Data Analytics in Health Care (3 units)
  • HTH 113 Health Information Management Practical Experience (3 units)

Coding Courses from CHALearning (3 courses, 6 units)

Students must be accepted and enrolled in the HIM Plus program before they register for CHALearning courses.  Program permissions to begin these courses is required.​

  • 210: Coding I
  • 310: Coding II
  • 410: Coding III