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Certificate Course in Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Course Overview

Medical Records and Health Information Management Technician (MRHIT) is the art and science of managing all information related to the medical records of a Healthcare Facility. This includes filing and storing patient charts, scanning medical records, ensuring adherence to regulations and retention schedules, and managing the destruction of medical records after their retention period. This certificate course has been specially tailored for skill enhancement of personnel providing medical record services and for personnel opting to take up medical records management as a career in the field of healthcare. Please download the brochure for taking admission in this course here

Please download the brochure for taking admission in this course here :

Medical Records Career in India

Eligibility Criteria

10+2(Any Stream)

Course Duration

  • 3 Months Certificate
  • 1 Year Diploma

Course Highlights

    • Program Pedagogy with blended approach and in line with global practices
    • Appropriate interplay of course work and clinical work
    • Classroom lectures and skill lab by subject experts and market leaders
    • On-the-job training in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.
    • State-of Art-Library with latest resources
    • Students encouraged for self-directed learning
    • Guided article review and case presentations

Course Content

  • Introduction, Values, Purposes and Uses of Medical Records.
  • Documentation of Records (Indexes / Registers).
  • Birth, Death, Registration and Correction in Record.
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Medical Records.
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Related Health Problems.
  • Medical Coding
  • Electronic Medical Record/ Hospital Information System.
  • Contents and Components of Medical Record.
  • Numbering, Filing and Retrieval of Medical Records.
  • Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Medical Records.
  • Medico-Legal Cases.
  • Hospital Statistics.
  • Case Studies

Highlights of the contact program

  • Power point presentations
  • Teaching Aids
  • Visit to MRD, hospital
  • Group work
  • Case studies
  • Q and A Sessions
  • Experience sharing by Experts

Who Can Join?

  • Quality Executives
  • Nursing Professionals
  • Para-medical Staff/Secretarial Staff in Hospitals
  • Medical Records Assistant
  • Assistant Medical Records Technician
  • Executives from Health Insurance companies
  • IT Companies dealing with Medical records and coding


At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Joint Certification from Astron Institute of Social sciences and International Accreditation Organization, USA

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