Introduction

The Bachelor of Health Information Management program is accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Our HIM program has been designed to prepare graduates to manage and guard patient health information and medical records, enable computer information systems, collect and analyze patient data, and use classification systems. The HIM graduates also manage people and operational units, and interact with all levels of an organization that employ patient data in everyday operations and decision-making capabilities. Health Information professionals serve patients by protecting their medical data.

Prince Sultan College focuses on educating and training health care professionals with competitive abilities and leadership skills. The college offers academic programs, conducts research, and provides community services in accordance with the best quality standards for the development of health care at the national level. The HIM program is committed to educating students for a future in Ministry of Defense hospitals characterized by change with an increased dependency on information and communication technology, and life-long learning.

About the program

Dr. Salem Albogami
Dr. Salem AlbogamiChair of Health information Management
Office Room # 0 / Office Ext. 6911
Dr. Mohammed Shawaheen
Dr. Mohammed ShawaheenAssistant Professor
Office Room # 1036 / Office Ext. 5466
Mr. Abdulaziz Aldosary
Mr. Abdulaziz AldosaryLecturer
Office Room # 2020 / Office Ext. 6062
Mr. Mohammed Alshammari
Mr. Mohammed AlshammariLecturer
Office Room # 2020 / Office Ext. 6062
Mr. Salman Aljoudi
Mr. Salman AljoudiLecturer
Office Room # 1002 / Office Ext. 6919
Mr. Rafid Alkhuzaei
Mr. Rafid AlkhuzaeiDemonstrator
Office Room # 2020 / Office Ext. 0
Ms. Suha Althabit
Ms. Suha AlthabitDemonstrator
Office Room # 1038 / Office Ext. 2952

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About the program

The growth of digitization of the health record in Saudi Arabia causes an increased demand for competent health information managers in Collection, Analysis, and dissemination of quality Healthcare Data and Information.  The goal of HIM bachelor’s program at PSMCHS is to produce excellent, competent, and confident graduates in Health Care field. The focus on Health Information Management, in relationship to the electronic health record (EHR) produces a new generation Health Information Management professionals who possess the expertise to develop, implement, and/ or manage individual, aggregate and public health care data collection and reporting systems.

Employment opportunities for HIM professionals are increasing in the Ministry of Defense hospitals as per an Assessment Survey.  In addition, the demand for HIM professionals is growing simultaneously with the advancement in the healthcare industry. As the health information management profession grows in Saudi Arabia, in concert with e-Health initiatives, there will be a growing market in the workplace for Saud nationals, who are HIM professionals.

Job titles should continue to vary as HIM professionals assume expanding roles in the area of electronic medical record systems, document management systems, performance improvement, business product, service options, and E-Health commerce over the next decade.

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  • Saudi national students
  • Completed the First Year Program.
  • Minimum academic GPA of 3.75 out of 5.00 (or equivalent)

HIM program offers accredited Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. It’s a four-year program with one-year internship. The curriculum is composed of 133 credit hours.

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