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Clinic Manager

A health information manager is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and managing health information services such as patient information systems, and clinical and administrative data to meet the medical, legal, ethical and administrative requirements of health care delivery. 

Required Qualifications

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certificate / NC(V) Specific requirements of the educational institution Learning Pathway) 
  2. Diploma (National Diploma in Health Services Administration)
  3. Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Information Management)
  4. Post-graduate Degree (You can further your studies by pursuing a postgraduate diploma in Medical Informatics)

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  • NSC/NC(V) 

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Duration of Study

Health information managers in South Africa study and train anywhere between 1-3 years.

Employment Opportunities

There are plenty of employment opportunities for health information managers in South Africa who often work in small and large clinics, hospitals and private medical practise.

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