Professional Diploma in Health Informatics

About the Professional Diploma in Health Informatics
Mode of learning: Hybrid (Online & On Campus)

Commencement of Classes: July 2024

Venue: Ojha Campus, Dow University of Health Sciences




  • Train graduates to lead in health information system projects, optimize healthcare systems, conduct research, and communicate effectively.
  • Learning experience: Blended learning, combining online and on-campus sessions.


Focus Areas:


  • Leadership in health information systems.
  • Healthcare systems optimization.
  • Research skills development.
  • Effective communication in healthcare settings.


Learning Outcomes


  • Lead in health information system selection, implementation, and evaluation projects.
  • Provide leadership in healthcare IT strategy planning and implementation.
  • Evaluate, optimize, and design efficient systems, workflow, and processes.
  • Assess the value and potential impact of new informatics approaches in healthcare.
  • Optimize the use of health information technologies such as EHRs and data warehouses.
  • Understand coding systems, terminology, and relevant health information standards.
  • Conduct evaluation studies examining the impact of health IT on quality, safety, and efficiency.
  • Participate in and/or conduct research in health informatics.
  • Communicate effectively with technical personnel, clinicians, and healthcare administrators.


Benefits for the Participants


  • Address the high demand for educated professionals in healthcare IT and data analytics.
  • Acquire skills to lead health informatics and IT, contributing to improved patient care and healthcare delivery.
  • Opportunity for career advancement in various sectors such as hospitals, public health, and corporate healthcare.



6 Months.



Eligibility Criteria

 Bachelors from HEC recognized educational institution in any area of study.


Participant Profile


  • Healthcare professionals seeking a second career or new career path.
  • Individuals with related study or a background in computer science or IT.
  • Individuals who are currently employed or seeking employment in the field of health informatics.
  • Health informatics professionals looking to upgrade previous educational background.


Learning Investment


The fee for the entire program is Rs. 75,000 /- (Fees are Inclusive of All Taxes).




  1. Izhar Hasan, MD PhD

Head Trainer & Course Lead

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, USA. Expertise in EBP Teaching and Training, Clinical Informatics, & Research Coordination.


  1. Nadeem Mahmood

Associate Prof. at Department of Computer Science (UBIT)

Teaching at BS and MS level and working on various research projects and publishing research papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

To Apply Contact us at: 03212095683 or email at

Last Date to Apply: 10th July 2024


Admission Process

Every stage of our admissions process is aimed at identifying the aspects of your academic trajectory and personal ambitions

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Program Highlights


6 months


The curriculum can be viewed here.

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Phone: 03212095683


Dow University of Health Sciences (Ojha Campus),
Suparco Road, Off University Road,
Karachi – 75280,