Featues of a Hospital Management System

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Featues of a Hospital Management  System

 

Common Featues

Role Based Security must Be Provided To The User. Client-Server Architecture should Be Followed.

All  the data must be processed, transmitted or stored in 128 bit or higher encrypted data formats

This software must be run in windows or Linux operation system .

But I recommend windows operating system .

It is better to run certain features in android apps

Easy simple human Interfaces

Back Up facilities

Can be Amendable the software in the future needs.

 

 

 

Admin module:

  1. Dashboard: In this section, admin can view the Patients, Doctors, Appointments and New queries.
  2. Doctors: In this section, admin can add doctor’s specialization and mange doctors (Add/Update).

 

  1. Users: In this section, admin can view users detail(who take online appointment) and also have right to delete irrelevant user.
  2. Patients: In this section, admin can view patient’s details.
  3. Appointment History: In this section, admin can view appointment history.
  4. Contact us Queries: In this section, admin can view queries which are send by users.
  5. Doctor Session Logs: In this section, admin can see login and logout time of doctor.
  6. User Session Logs: In this section, admin can see login and logout time of user.
  7. Reports: In this section, admin can view reports of patients in particular periods.
  8. Patient Search: In this section, admin can search patient with the help of patient name and mobile number.

Admin can also change his/her own password.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient information

 

New patients can be registered in the system. An electronic medical record system is in-built which stores all the basic and medical details of the patient. One can also add a feature to store photos of the patients as identity proof which can also help in medico-legal cases of false identities or fraud1.

 

The patient can register himself/herself at the reception counter with his basic personal details. If the patient has previously visited the hospital the there is no need to register again.

Every Patient Treated In Hospital should  Be Given Unique Patient ID Which Is Useful In Tracking Visits Of Patients. All Patient's Data Is Useful .

 

OPD

OPD Billing / Collection Billing Of All OPD Patients With Complete Details Of Patient Information, Services Provided Like Consultation, ELABORATORY, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Medicines, Procedures Etc. Along With Payment Details.

 

OPD Billing / Collection Billing Of All OPD Patients With Complete Details Of Patient Information, Services Provided Like Consultation, ELABORATORY, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Medicines, Procedures Etc. Along With Payment Details.

DISCHARGE
SUMMARY

After The Discharge Of A Patient, Discharge Summary Can Be Automatically Generated By Just Pressing A Few Keys. Laboratory Data Can Automatically Be Imported. Specialty Wise Standard Format Can Be Set.

 

 

 

 

 

MRD
MANAGEMENT

Keeps History Of All Patient. Data Analysis Can Be Further Done On Any Field Keeps Track Of The ICD Numbers/Bed Days Per Consultant And Other MRD Records.

 

Will Take Care Of All Medical Data Of Patient . Patient's Intake , Outtake , Medication , Reading Etc

 

 

 

 

 

Occupancy

 

Using HMS one can quickly check the availability of rooms/beds so that the receptionist can adjust transfer of patients from one ward to another or allot the bed to the new patient. This data is constantly updated to keep a track of discharged patients. This section also includes the detailed schedule of the operation theatres. This helps the receptionist or the nurses to know which theatres are vacant to slot other surgeries3.

 

Doctors

This section includes the list of the doctors and their schedules. It also includes doctors’ emergency numbers. The doctor can check his schedule and that of other doctors too. This helps a doctor to edit his schedule accordingly. It includes list of the available medicines for specific diseases so that the doctor can easily look for an alternative when in need. The patient can be given an appointment referring to the doctors’ schedule. The use of HMS makes the co-ordination between a doctor and patient easy and hassle free.  Common doctors  timetable also need.  

 

Tracking Of Consultant Share For OPD /Indoor Procedures. Option For Defining Consultant Share Based On Procedures/Department. Classifying Visit Of Patient As New / Existing For That Consultant

 

Personal notes

 

Doctor module:

  1. Dashboard: In this section, doctor can view his/her own profile and online appointments.
  2. Appointment History: In this section, Doctor can see patient’s appointment history.
  3. Patients: In this section, doctor can manage patients (Add/Update).
  4. Search: In this section, doctor can search patient with the help of patient name and mobile number.

Doctor can also update his profile, change the password and recover the password

 

 

 

Staff

 

 

The System also contains details of all the employees working in the hospital,and also their personal information, the area of their specialisation if the are doctor and also the department head from each department.

It includes names and timings of the nurses and ward boys on duty with their respective ward numbers. The instructions given to the nurse for each patient are entered in the system.

Common calendar

Access Rights for each staff levels

Personal notes.

Requests

Email facility for everybody

 

Supplies control

A thorough inventory can be maintained about the stock of supplies in the hospital like surgical instruments, medications, laboratory supplies, stationary, staff supplies, etc. This record helps the administration to have a quick look at the usage and keep a control on the wastage of the supplies.

 

 

Billing

A separate automated section is meant for billing purposes. HMS helps to sum up all the expenses of a patient at one time and produce a complete bill at the end of the consultation or at discharge. This saves time and effort for each department as they need not produce separate

IPD Billing On-Line Billing Of All IPD Patients With Details Of Patient Information, Services Provided On Daily Basis Like Room Rent, Operation, Delivery, Oxygen & Other Gases, Consultation, Nursing Charges, ELABORATORY Tests, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Medicines, Procedures Etc.

Online payments of hospital bills  via Credit cards , debit cards, on-line banking or other ways

 

Insurance

The respective insurance company can check the details and further the process of passing the claim. This data is then stored in the database and hence can be recovered for any later use by the hospital or patient or insurance company.

Laboratory/Radiology

When the doctor advises a certain list of tests the same is updated in the HMS and directly received by the laboratory. This interfacing helps to reduce errors caused by the staff. Since all the data is fed in the system, one can retrieve and review the past reports of the patients anytime. This section also includes details of the blood bank

Employees

 

 

This section includes basic information of the employees including contact numbers and address along with professional details. Every new employee is registered in the system. Medical details of the employees also can be entered for their benefit.

It includes names and timings of the nurses and ward boys on duty with their respective ward numbers. The instructions given to the nurse for each patient are entered in the system.

PAYROLL & HRD

MANAGEMENT

Finger print  machines can be connected to the system for shifting the service time of the employees.

Complete Salary Can Be Computed Through This Module

Access Rights for each employee levels .  Higher  levels and specific peoples have to be access lower levels.

But Lower  staff levels  shuld not be able to access higher levels

Common calendar

Separate calendars for each employee levels

Access Rights for each staff levels

Personal notes

Email facility for everybody

 

 

Statistical Reports

All the data in a HMS is integrated and can be analysed. This helps in creating a statistical database for the internal use of the hospital which can be submitted to the administration. This section helps the administration in summarizing the expenses of the hospital and evaluating the necessary and unnecessary expenditure.

 

 

 

Hospital Website

 

Certain data can be accessible via hospital website.

 

 

User module (patient):

  1. Dashboard: In this section, patients can view the his/her profile, Appointments and Book Appointment.
  2. Book Appointment: In this section, Patient can book his/her appointment.
  3. Appointment History: In this section, Patients can see his/her own appointment history.
  4. Medical History: In this section, Patients can see his/her own appointment history.

User can update his/her profile, change the password and recover the password.

 

Online payments of hospital bills  via Credit cards , debit cards, on-line banking or other ways

 

 

 

Tele health care

A Web based HMS can be used for providing online services to patients, appointments and obtaining opinions of consultants sitting away from the hospital set up

Patients have their own system accounts where the list of various actions can be performed. They are able to make online requests or reservation, receive the test results, receive the consultation of the medical specialists and many more.

Online payments of hospital bills  via Credit cards , debit cards, on-line banking or other ways

The patient can register himself/herself at the reception counter with his basic personal details. If the patient has previously visited the hospital the there is no need to register again.

One does worry about the security aspect of the data. Hence, a HMS has passwords, photo identifications etc. to prevent any leakage of important and A hospital management system acts like an interface between the patient and the hospital administration. With the help of this system one can access all the essential information anytime and anywhere. Another advantage is that it can be modified and customized to suit a small hospital or a big multi speciality hospital4. As it provides multiple facilities, it helps in reducing hospital costs, which in turn reduces the expense of quality healthcare for the patient.

 

Pre-Admission Forms For Different TPA have to be Be Set. After Admission Limit Of Panel's Approval Will Be Taken Care Of

 


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