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Additional information

body or mind

both

Field

Medical Field

Boss or Team

Team

Communication

Good Communicator

Work With

People

Math & Science

Neither

Study Length

Shorter Study

Environment

Busy Environment

Health Information Manager

An 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. 

How to become qualified in this field (learning path):

  1. NSC / NC(V) Specific requirements of the educational institution Learning Pathway 
  2. ND in Health Services Administration 
  3. Bachelor of Information Management 
  4. You can further your studies by pursuing a postgraduate diploma in Medical Informatics 

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  • NSC/NC(V) 

Recommended subjects:

  • Maths/ Maths literacy

Duration of study

1-3 Years

Employment

Health information managers may be employed in small and large clinics, hospitals and private medical practise.

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