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 a list of the available medicines for specific diseases so that the doctor can easily look for an alternative when in need.
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 fraud.
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 discharge. This saves time and effort for each department as they need not produce separate.
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.
This section includes basic information of the employees including contact numbers and addresses along with professional details. Every new employee is registered in the system. Medical details of the employees also can be entered for their benefit.
All the data in an HMS is integrated and can be analyzed. 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 expenditures.