Master of Public Health (MPH) in eHealth and Telemedicine Management

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Overview
Courses
Careers
Eligibility
Dual Degree
Accreditation
Overview

Approx. Program Length

18 Months

Total month

Total ECTS Credits

138

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PAYABLE IN INSTALLMENTS We understand the need for flexible and affordable tuition fee payments. JLI offers you tuition fee payment in installments. After submitting your application for admission, a payment plan will be offered.

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Program Overview 

MPH in eHealth and Telemedicine Management (1) (1)Telemedicine is one of the many dimensions of health sciences with an expeditious growth curve with its applications. eHealth refers to healthcare practice assisted by technological developments, electronic systems and digital advances and novel communication modalities. Telemedicine is becoming an integral part of health care delivery systems with applications in online medical consultations, diagnosis, scanning interventions and majorly to capture, analyse, store and communicate healthcare information.

 

 

With the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been increased use of telemedicine as a way to make health services accessible in more than one way. This field represents an emerging commitment towards utilizing technology to bring health services closer to the population. The platform has immense potential of transforming the healthcare delivery landscape with benefit of being convenient and accessible, saving on healthcare expenditure, personalised patient engagement and better-quality care.

 

The MPH Telemedicine Management program offers a platform for interested health professionals for training in eHealth services especially tele-expertise, teleconsultation and tele-monitoring. A particular focus will be placed on improved communication through eHealth tools, health monitoring and support for patients with chronic diseases and mental health concerns in their care pathways.

Courses

Approx. Course Length

2-3 weeks

Total ECTS Credits

138

Max. Number of Transfer Credits:

42

What will you study?

Complete all credit requirements for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program – Proceed to Specialization in eHealth and Telemedicine Management

 

Upon enrolment in this program students will first complete all credit requirements of the Master of Public health (MPH) Management program. You can view the program details here

 

Complete Specialization– Receive MPH with Specialization in eHealth and Telemedicine Management degree

 

Upon completion of all credit requirements for the award of the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, you will initiate a specialization in eHealth and Telemedicine Management. The duration of this specialization is usually 36 weeks. After completing the specialization, you will receive the MPH with a Specialization in eHealth and Telemedicine Management Degree.

 

Following is an outline of the MPH with Specialization in eHealth and Telemedicine Management Degree program:

 

  • Introduction to Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Telehealth Technology and Technical Aspects
  • Healthcare Delivery by using Advanced Technologies
  • Telelearning, Tele-robotics and Clinical Communication
  • Electronic Medical Protocols 
  • Management of Telehealth Programs
  • Regulatory guidelines in Telehealth
  • Telehealth Services and Recent Innovations

 

Electives (Any two)

  • Entrepreneurship in eHealth and Legal aspects
  • Best Practices and Evaluation in eHealth
  • Telehealth for mental health services
  • Tele-education

Careers & Outcomes

Job Growth

24%

Careers

The ‘MPH in eHealth and Telemedicine Management’ upholds the mission of the James Lind Institute for bridging the skills-need gap in public health and clinical research. This comprehensive specialization offers public health professionals an opportunity to attain skills with the evolving demands of the world. 

 

The program provides an extensive understanding of advances in Telehealth technologies, including; telephone, videoconferencing, text-based counselling, email, online interactive psychoeducation programs and software applications. Program also provides training to develop, maintain and sustain telehealth practices, provide patient-centered telecare through virtual technologies and improvise telehealth management practices.

 

This degree will empower the students to explore careers as telemedicine physician, medical advisor, health assistant application developer, health educator and many more.

 

Job Outlook:

Excellent

Career Opportunities:

The job market for public health professionals with an expertise in eHealth and Telemedicine Management are developing each day with advantageous advances in technology.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility

 

James Lind Institute maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MPH programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.

 

Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any of the following areas will suffice the academic entry criteria for MPH programs.

 

Behavioral and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)

Biomedical Sciences

Biostatistics

Chemistry

Dentistry, Oral Health

Development Studies

Environmental Health

Exercise and Sport Science

Food Science

Health Economics

Health Management

Medicine, Medical sciences

Nursing

Nutrition

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Therapy

Pharmacy

Physiotherapy

Public Health or Health Sciences

Science (All disciplines)

Speech Therapy

Veterinary sciences

 

For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, there can be a possibility to use Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). JLI generally utilizes over 3 years of experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at jli-sph@jliedu.ch for exploring this pathway.

 

Evidence of Proficiency in English

IELTS 6.0+

PET 50+

TOEFL 550+

 

The English proficiency test can be waived for the following candidates:

Native English Speakers

Dual Degree

Approx. Program Length

+36 Weeks

Total ECTS Credits

+48

Tuition Fee (Online)

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PAYABLE IN INSTALLMENTS We understand the need for flexible and affordable tuition fee payments. JLI offers you tuition fee payment in installments. After submitting your application for admission, a payment plan will be offered.

Format

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What is the MPH/MSc Dual Degree Program?

In the dual degree program, you will complete an additional 48 ECTS Credits through online learning at International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy (Università Telematica Internazionale UniNettuno ‘UTIU’). You will receive two degrees as follows:

You can either chose to complete these 48 ECTS Credits during or after the completion of the Master of Public Health (MPH) program. This is a very unique opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Public Health via the Master of Science in Public Health Management Program at UTIU. The program has been thoughtfully structured in order to provide the required knowledge and skills to new aspirants, current Public Health professionals, and those working or aspiring to work within the health sector.

Duration: 36 Weeks

Following is the structure of the additional 48 ECTS Credits for the MSc in Public Health Management Program:

Accreditation
  • EduQua Certified Swiss Institution

    James Lind Institute is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)

  • Swiss Higher Education Institution

    James Lind Institute is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland under the UID CHE-255.747.977.

  • International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy

    JLI is affiliated with International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy to offer bachelor, master and doctorate programs. Uninettuno is recognised by the Ministry of Education, University and Reasearch in Italy.

  • International Council For Open & Distance Education (ICDE), Norway

    James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.

  • International Organization For Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certified

    James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to healthcare and allied sectors.

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