Hospital Management Software has now become an essence and of top priority for all health care establishments. Medical facilities to any patient involves various departments in any hospital, so to improve the hospital management, an excellent Hospital Management System should be used.
It is an integrated system which offers a fast, robust and adaptable software that manages the different processes related to the medical assistance or patient's treatment such as registration & enquiry system, doctor’s appointment, diagnosis centers, pharmacy department & others.
Hospital Information Management System, plays a very crucial role in delivering amazing health-care services to the patients. It is a customized software as it assists in dealing with specific needs of every hospital in its own terms & conditions. Hospital services are needed on emergency & daily basis, so it must be very precise, accountable and reliable as it is a very sensitive service & needs a lot of care for both patients and employees of the hospital.
E-Hospital Management System provides the benefits of streamlined operations, enhanced administration & control, superior patient care, strict cost control and improved profitability. The main goal of HIS is to capture data in specific sections of hospital, handle the work flow of daily medical services and also assists in managing financial, administrative and clinical data.
With the development in technology and enhancing internet speed, medical facilities are now going online & quick in form of Telemedicine. It means providing medical services from a distance, which also includes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases.
HIS has several modules so some basic modules and their processing are as following:
1.Patient Registration & Appointment Scheduling Module: This module is an integrated patient management system that captures complete and relevant patient information. It automates the patient administration.
2.Outpatient Management Module: This module serve as an entry point to schedule an appointment with hospital resident doctors or consultant doctor.
3.Patient Billing & Insurance Module: The patient billing module handles all types of billing for long- term care. It facilitates cashier and billing operation for different categories of patients. Like Inpatient, Outpatient and Referral.
4.Service Module: This module provides effective management of all the services available in the hospital and ensures that the charges for these services are securely entered and handled.
5.Pharmacy Module: It deals with automation and administration management of pharmacy department. It is enabled with bar coding facility.
6.Laboratory Information System: This module automates the investigation requests and the process involved in delivering results to the concerned departments or doctor of the hospital. This module supports to perform various tests under- Biochemistry, Cytology, Hematology, Radiology, Microbiology, Serology e.t.c.
7.Electronic Medical Record(EMR): It gives information about medical and clinical records of patients in the hospital.
8.Nursing Module: This will assist nurses to manage their routine tasks with goal of improving patient’s service and care.
9.Machine Maintenance: This module facilitate software facilities along with processing and preventive maintenance scheduling and recording.
10:Financial Accounting Module: This module deals with Cash/Bank, Receipt/Payments, Journal Vouchers and general Ledger.