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CHIM® Curriculum
Medical Terminology – 60 hours

CHIM® students undergo training in medical terminology essential for managing health information. This includes learning medical words, suffixes, prefixes, common diseases, laboratory tests, pharmacology basics, medical specialities and more.

Health Care Delivery System
Types Of Healthcare Deliveries Like Inpatient, Outpatient, Etc

Students will gain comprehensive knowledge about the various types of healthcare delivery systems, Health care systems, such as inpatient, outpatient, and others, within the Indian healthcare context, including their roles and the services they offer.

Health Information Management – 40 hours

Medical Records

The structure of medical records, the different kinds of medical records, ensuring their completeness, safeguarding protected health information, managing medical records, medical record standards, Importance of Medical Records in Medico Legal Case, timely documentation, retention of medical records and the purpose and role of health records are all crucial components for effective health information management.

Health Information System (HIS)

Grasp the different kinds of Health Information Systems (HIS), including Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) and Radiology Information Systems (RIS), the methods of data storage and retrieval, and the significance of health information technology during pandemics.


Students will be introduced to the fundamentals Electronic Medical Records (EMR), standards for EMRs, the role of Electronic Medical Records in enhancing healthcare quality, EMR data completeness and management.

Healthcare Data

Origins of healthcare data, methods of data gathering, data quality, improvements in healthcare quality, the critical role of data collection in healthcare, and the potential impact of big data on transforming the healthcare sector.

Data Privacy and Data Security

Students will delve into HIPAA compliance, data privacy, data security, the application of big data in healthcare, safeguarding protected health information, and the implementation of security protocols.

Disease registries

Explore the concept of disease registries, such as those for cancer and trauma, their significance, sources of data, and how data management contributes to the quality of healthcare.

Ayushman Bharath, ABHA, NABH and JACHO Standards

The Ayushman Bharat, NABH, and JACHO standards are included, with HIM Professionals learning about these concepts and the Indian government's initiatives for quality healthcare.

Communication Skills

CHIM® students will be taught vital skills such as Communication Skills, Conflict Management, Email Etiquette, and Professional Ethics, all of which are essential for professionals in Health Information Management.

Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

Students will be educated on Legal and Regulatory Terminology, the Preservation of Patient Records during Regular Operations, the Importance of Information Confidentiality alongside HIPAA Privacy and Security Measures, Legislative Developments Affecting Health Information Management, and the Disclosure of Protected Health Information.

MEDICAL CODING – 120 hours

Students will be taught Medical Coding and its significance in Statistics, Health Intelligence, Data Analytics, and Disease Informatics. They will also be introduced to a range of clinical terminologies, including SNOMED, LOINC, ICD-10, and ICD-11.

ICD-10-CM and PCS Coding

ICD-10, the International Classification of Diseases - 10th Revision, is taught in detail to enable the assignment of precise diagnosis codes and appropriate procedure codes based on medical record documentation, as well as the application of medical coding guidelines.

ICD-11 and ICHI Coding

Following the recommendation of the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), ICD-11 is utilized for diagnosis coding and ICHI for procedure coding among Ayushman Bharat patients. Students will learn ICD-11 and the International Classification of Health Interventions (ICHI) in detail.

Medical Records Coding

Approximately 300 clinical scenarios and medical records are made available for students to practice medical coding, complete with rationales for each coding decision.

Course Material:
  • 1. Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices : Cengage Publishers
  • 2. Medical Terminology
  • 3. CHIM® Study Guide
  • 4. ICD-10 and ICD-11 Coding Manuals-Softcopies
Assessment Criteria
  • Proctored Exam | 100 MCQs | No Negative Marks | 70% Pass Score | Online or Offline Exam | One Free Retake