The International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), New Delhi is allied to the ‘Society for Indian Institute of Health Management Research’ which was established in October 1984 under the Societies Registration Act-1958. IIHMR-Delhi was setup in 2008 in response to the growing needs of sustainable management and administration solutions critical to the optimal function of healthcare sector both in India and in the Asia-Pacific region.
We are a leading institute of higher learning that promotes and conducts research in health and hospital management; lends technical expertise to policy analysis and formulation; develops effective strategies and facilitates efficient implementation; enhances human and institutional capacity to build a competent and responsive healthcare sector. Our multi-dimensional approach to capacity building is not limited to academic programs but offers management development programs, knowledge and skills-based training courses, seminars/webinars, workshops, and research studies. Our four core activities are…
Over the years IIHMR-Delhi has emerged as an institute of repute both nationally and globally for producing socially conscious, skilled and vibrant top-class health care management professionals. Our graduates are well-matched for the ever-changing health care sector and evolving social milieu. The institute has progressed as a leader in research, teaching, training, community extension programmes and policy advocacy in the field of health care. IIHMR has carved out a niche for itself through its cutting-edge academic curriculum, infrastructure, accomplished multi-disciplinary faculty and research.
The Institute as an autonomous body of international stature has been developing leaders for several years to shape tomorrow’s healthcare by equipping the students in the fields of health, hospital, and health information technology.
The Institute’s dynamic health care research programmes provide rigorous training in management, health systems, hospital administration, health care financing, economics, and information technology.
As an institute, IIHMR-Delhi is committed to creating an environment of higher learning that can serve as the model for the kind of society it strives to build – one of equity, social justice and mutual support. We have also made a concerted effort to promote the ethos and philosophies amongst today’s students and nurture them into growing as effective managers, to think both critically and ethically, to learn to cope with ethical dilemmas and apply systems-thinking approaches to serious and complex societal problems. Our internationally renowned faculty lead multidisciplinary health research in multifarious areas such as public health, health services, health economics, hospital management, social determinants of health, mental Health and other topics of global and national interest.
The IIHMR is invited by various governmental and civil society organizations to provide technical support for capacity building and policy research needs that culminates in developing innovative and equitable health care strategies and provide advocacy support for health policy and planning. The institute also responds to the global health threats, natural disasters, conflict and related humanitarian crisis. In addition to the Masters and doctoral level programmes, IIHMR-D also offers several highly specialized and popular Management Development Programmes (MDP) to wide range of health professional in the country and overseas which largely addresses educational needs amongst in-service aspirants.
A health management professional cardinally serves humanity and offers excellent opportunities to those who wish to make a difference in the world. Issues in public health are complex and common to all communities at local, national and global levels; hence the demand of health care managerial professionals are rising tremendously. These programmes prepare the graduates for executive and leadership roles in respective professional fields and train them to execute high quality work and conduct policy research on diverse health issues. The courses also are skillfully designed to develop a holistic understanding of the core issues and enables practical applications of the same through internship opportunities. The specializations would develop key competencies in specific areas of interest of the students and would enable the incumbents to grow into accomplished and multifaceted professionals.
Career opportunities are abundant for our students to explore connections between health care and other academic disciplines across the IIHMR campuses. We offer practical and meaningful internship experiences through partnerships with governmental agencies, hospital sector, civil society organizations, local businesses and industry, and a global network of governmental and non-governmental organizations. Our students at IIHMR-Delhi have life-changing opportunities to BE WORTHY and MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE IN THE WORLD! Come join us!
With health management degrees, our graduates become health care executives in many public health and medical settings, including international health organizations, research organizations, Government and non-governmental organizations, hospitals, IT and Consulting, Insurance and other sectors. The comprehensive academic curriculum of all programmes integrates theory with internships in different health and hospital settings over a period of two years along with a research dissertation of publishable quality. The talented, socially conscientious and dedicated Alumni of IIHMR-Delhi are making significant contribution to health care sector in all states of India and overseas.
A comprehensively packaged course for hospital professionals providing an in-depth understanding of hospital operations, quality management, patient safety, management information systems, planning and legal framework. The programme trains students in relevant subjects which, together with intensive internships, equips students to acquire leadership positions in hospitals and allied healthcare organisations. The job profiles range from – human resources management, project planning and implementation, quality management, operations management, costing and financial management, business development in the allied sectors, health IT, health insurance in hospital sector etc.
The programme includes a detailed and systematic study of the health systems, understanding and implications of national health programmes, health policy and planning, programme implementation and management. It also orients the students to important areas of public health such as health systems research, epidemiology, quality assurance in healthcare and global health. It prepares students to take on managerial positions in the national health programmes, civil society organizations and other national and international health care organizations. They are also prepared to be competent professionals having sufficient knowledge and practical exposure in various fields such as health insurance, consulting, CSR, healthcare IT.
It combines health informatics with information technology that encompasses data mining and data Warehouse Bioinformatics, Clinical Information Systems, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Designing for Healthcare Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence. The course focuses on enabling students to use technology for allowing healthcare organizations to safely deliver services, communicate with citizens and protect data. The course aims at improvement in healthcare quality and effectiveness, increase in healthcare efficiency and increasing administrative efficiency.