The Department is
directly responsible for the management of Hospital’s Patient Care Information
Systems and Services.
Vision: To consistently establish and
maintain a culture of excellence in Health Information Management Practice,
Education, Training and Research in the Hospital.
Mission: To recognize the potentiality in HIM
Staff of the Hospital to excel and provide the enabling environment for
advancing towards acquiring innovative knowledge in Health Information
Management and collaborate with other Health Care providers in rendering
Quality care to Patients and Research.
Aims & Objectives:
objectives are not exhaustive with the under listed;
- To develop, plan, implement and control
Health Information Management systems & services.
- To apply an Electronically based Health
Information Management system
- To design forms and carry out form
Inventory & control for their uses and make it possible for electronic
transfer or scanning of records..
- To Collate, Analyze & present Patient
care statistical data and other reports as may be demanded and directed by the
Chief Executive and other appropriate Authorities.
- To analyze qualitatively and quantitatively
patient records (Health Audit) in order to determine whether the level and
quality of care rendered meets the expected standard so as to justify the
diagnosis, treatment and end result.
- To be holistically involved in Clinical
Coding of Disease/ Operation procedures
as well as to promote and engage in Basic and applied Research Procedures.
- To transmit Information of vital events
such as Surveillance and Notifiable of Diseases to appropriate levels of Health
Egli, Paul, O. (RHRM)
AD/HOD: Health Records & Information Mgt.