Health information Managers

Transforming Health Care Delivery System in Nigeria

HISTORY

The history of medical records runs parallel with the history of medicine. Records are necessary for the practice of medicine as medications are for effective treatment and they seem to have been found in the caves of the old stone age and silhouettes depicting trephine and amputation of finger appear on the wall of Paleolithic cavern of Spain. These data back to about 25,000B.C.......

PROFESSION

Health Information Managers Association of Nigeria is a profession with over 20,000 credentialed members working throughout the health care industry. These professionals perform their duties competently and apply appropriate skills in managing, analyzing, utilizing and dissemination of data vital for patient care management......

Mission

To be the professional society that support and improve Health Care delivery by advancing best practices and standard of Health Information Management that is suitable for education, Research and professional certification and credentialing. Also to develop a culture that emphasizes openness to new ideas, training that support team achievement and qualitative services....

MEMBERSHIP

To be a Member of HIMAN, a person must have studied Health Information and graduated from a University ...

H.I.M.A.N

Health Records popularly known as Health Information is maintained in all and even the smallest health facility such as Nursing hones, ambulatory care centers,long term health facilities and health clinics where people are treated as in and out patients.....

RESOURCES

Clniical coding, ICD10, electronic health research, searchable online request or publication on health information is available....

A career in Health Information Management is very rewarding, secure and promising

Members of the profession are well respected and their contributions to the growth of health care system are well valued. Our members are spread across private and public hospitals in Nigeria and perform their duty ethically.

Journals

HIMAN Journal's international readership is reflected in prestigious international editorial board and worldwide reviewers. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles