Healthcare Information Manager

Empowering healthcare innovation through strategic information management.


A Healthcare Information Manager is a professional who is responsible for managing, organising and maintaining healthcare information in a secure as well as efficient manner. Moreover, they are responsible for ensuring that healthcare organisations comply with legal and regulatory requirements related to the management of healthcare information. Their primary role is to manage electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information systems along with ensuring the accuracy, completeness and confidentiality of healthcare data. 

To become a Healthcare Information Manager, one typically needs to have a degree in health information management or a related field as well as relevant work experience in the healthcare industry. Professional certification may also be required or preferred by some employers.


For Bachelor’s

  • Scholars must meet admission requirements by obtaining a minimum of a 50% grade in their 10+2 examination from a recognised board.
  • Aspirants can pursue a bachelor's degree in medical science from a recognised academic institution. 

 For Masters

  • The successful graduates must pursue higher studies such as MBA in Healthcare Management in order to get hired by top pharmaceutical companies in India as well as abroad. 

Job Roles

The job role of a Healthcare Information Manager involves managing healthcare data and information systems within a healthcare organisation. The job roles include:

  • Medical Information Manager
  • Medical Information Content Manager 
  • Quality Manager
  • Medical Records Manager
  • Medical Writing Manager 

Top Recruiters

Top Healthcare Information Manager recruiters are typically pharmaceutical companies or related organisations having network or healthcare centres in multiple regions. Some of the top Healthcare Information Manager recruiters include: 

  • Novartis
  • GSK
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Pharmaceutical Companies 
  • Healthcare Companies 

Employment Sector

  • Telecommunication Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Tour and Travel Firms
  • Insurance Firms
  • Retail Companies


The salary of a Healthcare Information Manager can vary depending on a variety of factors such as the size of the organisation, location, industry as well as years of experience.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹6,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹8, 00,000 


  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations
  • Medical coding and terminology
  • Electronic health records (EHRs)
  • Data analysis and management


The career scope of healthcare information managers also known as health information management (HIM) professionals is excellent. With the increasing demand for healthcare services and the growing importance of health information technology, the demand for HIM professionals is expected to grow significantly. Here are some of the potential career opportunities for healthcare information managers:

  • Health Information Manager
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Health Information Technology (HIT) Manager
  • Privacy Officer
  • Consultant

Overall, the career scope for healthcare information managers is broad, with opportunities for growth and advancement in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, government agencies as well as consulting firms.


  • mproved patient care
  • Increased efficiency
  • Improved financial performance
  • Compliance with healthcare regulations
  • Advancements in health information technology
  • Career growth and advancement


  • High Stress
  • Technical Challenges
  • Risk of burnout
  • Regulatory Complexity
  • Security Risks
  • Limited Patient Interaction