Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Coding (PGDMC 12 months)

Executive Diploma in Medical Coding (EDMC 6 months)

Certificate in Medical Coding and ICD-10-CM (6 months)

Certificate in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) (6 months)

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About CHMR


IGMPI Centre for Health Management and Research (CHMR), set-up as a constituent academy of Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI), registered as a non-profit society (under The Societies Registration Act, 1860) with Government of India and a member (as a higher/professional Education Institute) of Quality Council of India(QCI) -which is an autonomous body and an accreditation authority for education & vocational training providers under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, is dedicated for providing education and training, news updates through newsletters covering national and international news and analysis on all aspects of public health and hospital management. The Centre for Health Management and Research is led by intelligent, dynamic faculty members trained in various top healthcare industries, possessing cutting-edge technical expertise and skills, and dedicated to teaching and research, allowing new industry-integrated programmes in Healthcare.

Healthcare Industry


The healthcare industry (also known as the clinical industry or health economic system) is an aggregation and integration of sectors in the economic system that offers goods and services to treat sufferers with healing, preventive, rehabilitative, and palliative care. It consists of the generation and commercialization of goods and offerings lending themselves to preserving and re-setting up fitness. The modern-day healthcare enterprise consists of 3 important branches which might be services, merchandise, and finance, and may be divided into many sectors and classes and depends on the interdisciplinary groups of educated specialists and paraprofessionals to fulfill the fitness needs of individuals and populations.

Healthcare has become one in all India’s biggest sectors, both in phrases of sales and employment. Healthcare contains hospitals, medical gadgets, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, clinical tourism, health informatics ,medical insurance,medical record technology and medical equipment. The Indian healthcare region is growing at a brisk tempo because of its strengthening coverage, services, and increasing expenditure by means of public as nicely non-public gamer.

India's competitive advantage lies in its big pool of properly-educated medical professionals. India is also cost-aggressive as compared to its friends in Asia and western countries. The fee of surgical procedure in India is set one-tenth of that within the US or Western Europe. The low fee of scientific offerings has ended in a rise within the U . S . A .’s clinical tourism, attracting sufferers from across the world. Moreover, India has emerged as a hub for R&D activities for global players because of its fantastically low fee of clinical studies.

The medical care area has encountered significant development around the world, with the business' worth expanding from $ 8.5 trillion out of 2018 to $ 12 trillion of every 2022. India's general medical care industry is assessed to be near $ 372 billion of every 2022, with a build yearly development rate (CAGR) of 22%.

About IGMPI


Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India, registered as a non-profit society (under The Societies Registration Act,1860) with Government of India recognised by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of Education, Government of India and approved by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) presents unique, friendly and interactive platform to get rid of all your GMP related glitches. GMP- is an essential element of industries like pharmaceutical, cosmetic, Ayurveda, biotech, homeopathic, medical device and food manufacturing. GMP in itself is the most dynamic part which witnesses frequent changes in terms of newer rules being added and older ones being renewed. Keeping self updated with current GMPs thus becomes inevitable to stay abreast with the changing industry needs and practices.

Our group of learned professionals from above mentioned sectors of the Pharma, Healthcare and Food industries have put together their knowledge; know about and practical experiences in form of this GMP guide. IGMPI is moving hand in hand with technology advances and has gained recognition as a stronger and better training platform provider for professionals and students in the areas of GMP, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma, Food and healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR and Good Laboratory Practice and Product Management. The importance of quality healthcare and foods is known to our founders and thus numerous efforts are being made to offer friendly but effective and easy regular and online/online sources of GMP training, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma and healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR and Good Laboratory Practice in form of formal classroom studies, online/interactive programmes, online seminars, as well as onsite training programmes along with knowledge of worldwide affairs of the industry; in short a round-the-clock help for any information in these areas needed by anybody from around the world. Based on high standard of quality, the training programmes in Pharma, Healthcare and Food GMP, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, IPR, Pharma Product Management, Public Health, Hospital Management, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Medical Coding, Nanotechnology, Drug Design and Discovery, Food QA&QC etc areas have been approved by Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body and an accreditation authority for education & vocational training providers under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

The IGMPI's team of technology experts and other Industry advisors together pursue to make cGMP knowledge, training in the area of Pharma and Food manufacturing easily accessible, through this platform.

Accreditation and Awards

IGMPI is recognized by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India. Duly licensed and certified by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations 2018 (License number: CRO/QM/L-8004228) for offering education and training programmes in the areas of Pharmaceutical, Food, Nutrition and Healthcare.

Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Bureau of Indian Standards

Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI) is registered as a non-profit society with its own Memorandum of Association and bye-laws under The Societies Registration Act, 1860, Government of India. IGMPI is an accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of Education, Government of India.

The Post Graduate and Executive Diploma programmes of IGMPI in Good Manufacturing Practices, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Public Health, Nanotechnology, Hospital Management, Product Management, Sales and Marketing Management, Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Drug Discovery and Development, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Coding have been duly assessed and approved by Quality Council of India, Government of India based on fulfillment of QCI's following criteria:

  1. Programme Content
  2. Programme Design
  3. Programme Material
  4. Instructors
  5. Class size & Attendance
  6. Facilities
  7. Evaluation of Students
  8. Written Examination
  9. Certificate

IGMPI is also approved by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) (FSSAI ID: TPINS18). IGMPI® is licensed by Department of Food Safety & Drug Administration under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and registered under Food Safety and Standards Act 2006. QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (QCI) has also conferred IGMPI with D.L. SHAH NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD, Certificate of Merit & ASSOCHAM has conferred IGMPI with the Services Excellence Award based on excellence of its services to the students and training participants.

IGMPI's Membership with IPA

IGMPI is a Lifetime Institutional member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).

IPA

IGMPI's Membership with AFSTI

IGMPI is an Institutional member of The Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India), (AFSTI).

AFSTI

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) came into existence through an act of Parliament in 1987. BIS is the National Standard Body of India established under the BIS Act 2016 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Bureau is a Body consisting of 25 members representing both Central and State governments, Members of Parliament, industry, scientific and research institutions, consumer organizations and professional bodies; with Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution as its President and with Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution as its Vice-President.

International Recognition

For providing its education and training services to overseas students, IGMPI is registered with the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Government of India and our Export Import Code is AADCI7680Q.

IGMPI is an Institutional Member of the International Society for Quality in Health Care lSQua

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is a member of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and through the Indian National Committee (INC) which is a member of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). BIS is also a member of regional standards bodies like Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC) and South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO). India started taking part in IEC from 1911 and subsequently the then Indian Standards Institution (now BIS) took over the responsibility of Indian National Committee of IEC(INC-IEC) in 1949. Since then the INC-IEC is actively participating in the activities of the IEC both at the policy level and technical work and carrying out the responsibilities as member body of IEC Council. India is a member in Standards Management Board (SMB) of IEC since 2015.BIS has also signed Bilateral Cooperation Agreements (BCA)/Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) with the National Standards Bodies of several countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Egypt, European Union , Germany, Ghana, Greece, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordon, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia , Slovakia, Slovenia, Suriname, USA, UAE, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Bhutan, Brazil, Israel, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), Quality Council of India is a member of International Accreditation Forum (IAF) & Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) as well as signatory to its MLAs for Quality Management Systems, Environmental Management Systems and Product Certification. NABCB is also a Full Member of International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) & Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) as well as signatory to its MRAs for Inspection.


Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Medical Coding


Medical coding is the first step of the medical billing process. Right coding leads to unambiguous billing process sufficing the needs of both service provider as well as the claimer. Healthcare system has a huge array of procedures, treatments, services and products made available to the patient’s. This makes accurate medical coding process even more important and therefore necessitates the need of skilled and proficient medical coders.

HCPCS, ICD and CPT are the essential medical coding textbooks or rule books. Since it is a centralized system, standardization of coding terminology is essential and thus, these textbooks are the reference point. Medical coding professional need to have complete and accurate knowledge of the medical coding norms and regulations alongside with apt dedication for their field! This is necessary as these people are trusted by the patients as well as the service providers (Doctors, clinicians, insurance companies etc.). They need to be dependable with all the crucial medical information of the patient plus is reliable for adequately coding the documented information which is used in the billing process.

Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma Programme in medical coding is entitled to be the strongest tools for anybody targeting to enter into medical coding world. While being honest, organized, dependable and detail oriented are the personal traits which might help an individual to be a trustworthy medical coder. Knowledge of the medical terminology, good grip over the medical coding rule books, appropriate training about the industry and skills to use varied medical coding software is much needed to excel in this industry. AMCI offers this and much more in its Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma programmes in Medical Coding.

The programme has been designed by industry experts and thus is full of examples and citation from the real world. The information offered throughout the programme has been diligently marked to be most recent and updated. This includes all the knowledge about the medical coding literature. The case studies have been appropriately interwoven into the programme modules so as to make learning more appropriate.

AMCI makes available this medical coding programme as a Regular and online interactive programme and thus the benefits it entails within are numerous. Like:

  • Comprehensive information, clearly targeting the medical coding industry
  • Well-structured programme, intelligently put together under guidance of industry experts from same field

Programme Modules

Module 1 : Introduction to Medical Coding

Module 2 : Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3 : Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases

Module 4 : Introduction to International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Module 5 : Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99)

Module 6 : Neoplasms (C00-D49)

Module 7 : Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (D50-D89)

Module 8 : Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (E00-E89)

Module 9 : Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (F01-F99)

Module 10 : Diseases of Nervous System (G00-G99)

Module 11 : Diseases of Eye and Adnexa (H00-H59)

Module 12 : Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process (H60-H95)

Module 13 : Diseases of Circulatory System (I00-I99)

Module 14 : Diseases of Respiratory System (J00-J99)

Module 15 : Diseases of Digestive System (K00-K94)

Module 16 : Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (L00-L99)

Module 17 : Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (M00-M99)

Module 18 : Diseases of Genitourinary System (N00-N99)

Module 19 : Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (O00-O9A)

Module 20 : Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines (P00-P96)

Module 21 : Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (Q00-Q99)

Module 22 : Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified (R00-R99)

Module 23 : Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes (S00-T88)

Module 24 : External Causes of Morbidity (V00-Y99)

Module 25 : Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services (Z00-Z99)

Module 26 : Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Module 27 : Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Module 28 : Modifiers

Module 29 : Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 30 : Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 31 : Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 32 : Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 33 : Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Module 34 : Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination
  • All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Medical Coding, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and Healthcare like Visionary RCM Infotech, Episource Pvt. Ltd., GeBBSHealthcare Solutions, AGS Health, Vee Technologies, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Miramed Ajuba, CureMD Healthcare, AviaCode Incorporated, Change Healthcare, Omega Healthcare, Cotiviti India, Corro Health, Access Healthcare, Optum, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects

AMCI levels grounds and provides essential tools making the candidates confident before entering the field. The programme is structured in a way to provide knowledge, experience and training altogether. With basics set right and strong, the candidate is sure to excel in the medical coding industry.

Through the programme, aspirants gain good knowledge of medical coding industry leading to availability of best employment options. Medical coders use electronic data today to keep track of patient records easier, but there are still some medical offices that use paper filing. Medical Coders convert patient health information into alpha numeric codes. Law firms hire medical coders to investigate fraud claims. Also, Government agencies provide the opportunity to medical coders to work on projects that affect healthcare across the nation. Medical coders are seen in every type of Pharma and healthcare industry from clinics, to hospitals, insurance companies, diagnostic centres, and legal centres addressing health or life insurance issues and many more where they work as Drug Safety Experts, Maintenance manager, Quality analyst, Medical coder, Associate content analyst etc.


Certificate in Medical Coding and ICD-10-CM


AMCI has launched this Certificate Programme in medical coding. The programme has been designed by professionals with experience in the real medical coding world. The programme structure appropriately covers all essentials of Medical Coding and ICD-10 along with diagnosis and procedure codes extensively and lives examples, exercises, case studies and brief of Medical Coding and ICD-10. Conditions and complications from all 21 chapters of Medical Coding and ICD-10-CM and associated procedures are rigorously covered through life-like coding scenarios. Since the programme is meant for fresh passouts as well as employed professionals from the healthcare industry or existing medical coders, the programme briefs all aspects in a limited time and shorter duration.

IGMPI has long been a part of the healthcare education chain and has been into the field with its many professional’s healthcare programmes. This yet another one has been an addition to the basket of existing ones.

The case study based approach in Medical Coding and ICD-10 programme via Regular and online interactive modes is designed for students and professionals who wish to complete the programme in shorter time duration. This programme is beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is a fast track and advanced programme having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.

Programme Modules

Module 1 : Introduction to Medical Coding

Module 2 : Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3 : Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases

Module 4 : Introduction to International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Module 5 : Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99)

Module 6 : Neoplasms (C00-D49)

Module 7 : Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (D50-D89)

Module 8 : Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (E00-E89)

Module 9 : Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (F01-F99)

Module 10 : Diseases of Nervous System (G00-G99)

Module 11 : Diseases of Eye and Adnexa (H00-H59)

Module 12 : Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process (H60-H95)

Module 13 : Diseases of Circulatory System (I00-I99)

Module 14 : Diseases of Respiratory System (J00-J99)

Module 15 : Diseases of Digestive System (K00-K94)

Module 16 : Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (L00-L99)

Module 17 : Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (M00-M99)

Module 18 : Diseases of Genitourinary System (N00-N99)

Module 19 : Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (O00-O9A)

Module 20 : Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines (P00-P96)

Module 21 : Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (Q00-Q99)

Module 22 : Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified (R00-R99)

Module 23 : Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes (S00-T88)

Module 24 : External Causes of Morbidity (V00-Y99)

Module 25 : Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services (Z00-Z99)

Module 26 : Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Module 27 : Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Module 28 : Modifiers

Module 29 : Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 30 : Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 31 : Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 32 : Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 33 : Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Module 34 : Case Studies

Programme Methodology

In the Regular and online interactive modes classes are conducted throughout the duration of the programme apart from Learning Management System (LMS) support and comprehensive and dynamic study material for all the modules. For Delhi NCR and Hyderabad students face to face classroom sessions will be conducted on weekends and for other location students interactive classroom sessions will be conducted.

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The programme duration is six months.

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination
  • All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry certificate in Medical Coding and ICD 10-CM by Centre for Health Management and Research, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

AMCI offers 100% Placement Assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industries like e4e, Porteck India Infoservices, Gebbs Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nestem Technologies, Genpact, Cognizant, Medwrite etc. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting assessing them to polish their interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Bliss GVS Pharma, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc

Future career prospects

Healthcare industry is a fast growing industry; so as the career opportunities in the industry. The demand for Medical Coders is increasing all over the world day by day. Medical coding is an upcoming in-demand field in the stream of Healthcare Administration. A medical coder extracts the information from patients’ medical records and converts them to an industry-standard medical code, which is accepted universally.The healthcare industry is a fast-growing industry and the demand for medical coders is increasing exponentially. There are two factors that again make the demand for Coders high. Due to the immediate implementation of Medical Coding and ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases-10th Revision) and EHR (Electronic Health Record), the Healthcare Industry is aggressively looking for trained, efficient, knowledgeable and certified coders.


Certificate in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)


The programme has been designed by professionals with experience in the real healthcare settings. As the demand for accurate and timely clinical documentation increases, health information management (HIM) professionals are using their skills and expertise to improve documentation. This programme directed toward clinical documentation specialists or related roles in healthcare settings. The programme structure appropriately covers all essential of documentation improvement in medical coding along with live examples, CDI alert and clinical tips. Since this is a useful programme for coding professionals however, the programmes focus on documentation assessment and improvement as they support code assignment (the programme does not contain any training on how to code for reporting or indexing). The programme offers to be a re-fresher programme for existing employees who already know about the industry and ICD-10-CM but are interested in training or updating onto the clinical documentation improvement.

IGMPI has long been a part of the healthcare education chain and has been into the field with its many professional’s healthcare programmes. This yet another one has been an addition to the basket of existing ones. This is a fast track and advanced programme having CDI alert and clinical tips based methodology throughout the duration.

Goals

  • To identify and clarify any confusing, incomplete, conflicting, or missing information in the physician-documented portion of the health record that is related to diagnoses or procedure
  • To enhance communication between members of the CDI team and the medical staff
  • To provide education to medical staff members
  • To improve continuity of care for the patient, between members of the healthcare team
  • To provide accurate representation of patient severity
  • To provide education to coding staff members to increase their clinical knowledge

This programme provides information on the terminology utilized in ICD-10-CM that impacts clinical documentation.This identify areas in ICD-10-CM that include new terminology, define areas in ICD-10-CM that enable improved data capture and discuss methods to employ to educate physicians of new documentation opportunities.

The intention of this programme is to introduce health information management (HIM) professionals to the exciting new world of Clinical Documentation Specialists. Within this programme, professionals will learn about important skills and areas of knowledge that will assist them in becoming successful Clinical Documentation Specialists. Participants will come across the following topics:

  • Understand the Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) role and skill requirements
  • Discuss necessary coding skills and knowledge about the MS-DRG system needed to be a successful CDS
  • Explore the topic of optimal communication methods with physicians
  • Discuss specificity and the reason for the necessity of concrete documentation in the medical record
  • Examine how minimal documentation can affect potential reimbursement
  • Identify best queries and value the physician as part of the query process

The case study based approach in CDI Training programme via Regular, Part-time and interactive modes is designed for professionals who wish to complete the programme in shorter time duration. This programme is beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is a fast track and advanced programme having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.

Programme Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Medical Coding

Module 2: Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3: Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases

Module 1 : Introduction

Module 2 : Clinical documentation improvement processes

Module 3 : Infectious and parasitic diseases

Module 4 : Neoplasms

Module 5 : Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism

Module 6 : Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases

Module 7 : Diseases of Nervous System

Module 8 : Diseases of Eye and Adnexa

Module 9 : Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process

Module 10 : Diseases of Circulatory System

Module 11 : Diseases of Respiratory System

Module 12 : Diseases of Digestive System

Module 13 : Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

Module 14 : Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

Module 15 : Diseases of Genitourinary System

Module 16 : Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified

Module 17 : Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes

Module 18 : Terminology Translator

Module 19 : Physician Query Samples

Programme Methodology

In the Regular and online interactive modes classes are conducted throughout the duration of the programme apart from Learning Management System (LMS) support and comprehensive and dynamic study material for all the modules. For Delhi NCR and Hyderabad students face to face classroom sessions will be conducted on weekends and for other location students interactive classroom sessions will be conducted.

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The programme duration is six months.

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination
  • All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry certificate in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) by Centre for Health Management and Research, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular & part time modes), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

AMCI offers 100% Placement Assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industries like e4e, Porteck India Infoservices, Gebbs Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nestem Technologies, Genpact, Cognizant, Medwrite etc. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting assessing them to polish their interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Bliss GVS Pharma, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.


Advisory Board and team


Our Advisory Board Members : https://igmpi.ac.in/advisoryboard.html

Centre for Health Management and Research (CHMR)

A-14/B, A Block, Qutab Institutional Area, Near Old JNU Campus New Delhi – 110067, India.
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