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Health Information 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

To become a Health Information Manager in South Africa, you will typically need the following 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. Postgraduate Degree (Master of Science in Medical Informatics)

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  • NSC/NC(V) 

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Duration of Study

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

Employment Opportunities

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

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