Hospital Management System (HMS) helps in every aspect of the smooth running of a hospital in a cost-effective way. The System integrates various important attributes that help in the effective running of the day-to-day functions of a hospital.
The Hospital Management Information System can take care of the inpatient, outpatients, complete information of patients, record of pharmacy, hospital information including doctors availability, the billing process and payments to different staff members.
The most important modules in Hospital Management System:
Registration and Inquiry: The module collects and stores complete and relevant patient details. It is efficient to handle the front desk pressure without much complexity and efficiently manages the patient registration, appointment scheduling and all inquiries related to taking an appointment, availability of doctors and details about the admitted patients.
Billing module: The billing module looks after various types of billing within a hospital. This module makes easier the rather complicated billing operations while dealing with patients. It provides a flexible means of tracking Inpatient and Outpatient billing process.
Appointment & Queue Management: It is an effective system to help hospital staff in scheduling appointments for patients, helps nurses and doctors to view the available time slots and so divide the appointments with doctors. The module facilitates efficient scheduling of appointments of all the patients with the doctors. It also take care from creating an appointment if the doctor is on leave or not available.
Operation Theaters Management: The module tracks all types of operation or surgeries take place in the hospital. It helps schedule theaters, surgery details and make details of the required surgery requirements. Right from scheduling the surgeries, recording the operation/surgery details to checklists associated with a surgery.
Duty Roster Management: This module manages scheduling of working hours for the Doctors, Nursing staff including pharmacists, technicians and office staff. It also maintains shift rotation of the staff and help in delivering reports on workload on an individual.
Nursing and Ward Management: The module helps nursing or Ward staffs and facilitates them to manage their wards on a floor. A Bed management module offers hospitals with the ability to effectively monitor bed availability, hence decreasing patient wait time. It ensures that the facility for nurses to administer and support better patient care.
Casualty & Emergency Management: The module has facility to sends alerts to the corresponding departments, captures all the relevant information on patient’s condition when of arrival and thus helps in the planning the further treatments of the patient. This module helps in determining the effective services of the Emergency & Casualty department and other patient care services.
Pharmacy Management: The module maintains complete Drug information, Dosage Details, Etc. catering to the prescription and dispensing functions of Pharmacy. The module effectively manages working, Drug and Non Drug Stocks.
This was a guest article from Emma George.
ACG Infotech offers a comprehensive Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) in India to various segments of Healthcare Industry. Electra Hospital Management System provided by the company helps in optimizing and enhancing the quality as well as effectiveness of general and Clinical management of a hospital.