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HMIS stands for Hospital Management Information System
Complete hospital management in IR on a single architecture
A game changer in the management of Railway Hospitals
e-Sushrut C-DACs HMIS - Good initiative in adapting technology to improve Health care.
RailTel - Railtel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL) - Main executing agency.
RaiTel uses C-DAC’s software for HMIS
Integrated with the UMID system
UMID stands for Unique Medical IDentity Card
Nodal Dept - Medical Dept
Consists of more than 20 modules
Covers both Core and ancillary hospital management needs
Covers OPD, IPD, Labs, OT, Blood Bank, Pharmacy, Referrals, Medical Examinations, Reimbursement of Medical Claims, etc.
Provides an accurate, electronically stored medical record of the Patient.
Such data can be utilized for statistical requirements and for research
The unique combination of a “Patient Centric” and “Medical Staff Centric” paradigm.
Reducing the costs of providing services
Increases the optimum performance of the Medical Dept.
Implemented across 706 Railway Hospitals/Clinics
Features of HMIS
Stands for Electronic Health Record
An electronic version of a patient’s longitudinal health record.
A Longitudinal Health Record is a single complete patient record that combines data from a variety of sources throughout the healthcare system.
Contain medical history, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, and test results of a patient across time.
Integrated Medical billing system for OPD, IPD, and other ancillary services.
Improved UI (User Interface) on cash collection desks, equipped with patient wallet.
Bar code integration:
No waiting time for patient registration and lab tests.
Smart HMIS generates a unique barcode for every new patient registration and lab sample.
Patient's OPD/IPD files will have a barcode sticker on it
It takes seconds to scan and offer hospital services like revisits, billing, pharmacy, IPD services, etc.
Minimizing human errors
Saves a lot of time and money
Dashboard and dynamic reports
Works in real-time management information system
Visual presentation for quick statistics to Hospital Management.
Generate reports due to intermittent transactions
Mobile application and Web portal
Firefox Browser - Best for running application
Provisional registration with Aadhar QR scan provision
Online investigation report view/download
Comprehensive Doctor login desk.
Mobile App allows:
View and download registration slips, prescriptions, and lab reports
Log in using their mobile number
Mera Apsataal (My Hospital) - मेरा अस्पताल
HMIS Integration with Mera Apsataal
A Ministry of Health, Govt of India initiative
Capture patient feedback for the services received at the Hospital through user-friendly multiple channels such as SMS (Short Messaging Service), OBD (Out Bound Dialling)
OBD means an automated phone call that essentially relays a pre-recorded voice message to the customer.
Patients can check the action on feedback
Govt will make appropriate decisions for enhancing the quality of healthcare delivery across public facilities like Indian Railways.
Ultimately helps establish a patient-driven, responsive, and accountable healthcare system.
Integrated with MOH&FW ICT (Information Communication Technology) based PSS (Patient Satisfaction System)
ABHA stands for Ayushman Bharat Health Account
Initiative of NHA - National Health Authority
HMIS can be used to generate and fetch ABHA for patients
14-digit unique number - to identify people and authenticate them, and thread their health records (only with patient consent) across multiple healthcare service providers.
Key Points for MCQ
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Railtel - Main Executing agency for HMIS
HMIS integrated with UMID
HMIS integration with Mera Apsataal/My Hospital
Mera Apsataal / My Hospital is an initiative of the Ministry of Health
HMIS associated with ABHA
Raitel uses C-DAC software for HMIS
Nodal Dept - Medical Dept.
ABHA - 14 digits Unique Number