Hospital Management Information System
Indian Railways with the objective of bringing hospital management on a single architecture to prevent pilferage and making operations seamless hasentrusted RailTel with implementation of hospital management information system (HMIS). HMIS is an integrated clinical information system to be implemented across 125 health facilities and 650 polyclinics across India for improved hospital administration and patienthealthcare.
Registration, OPD, Lab and pharmacymodules of HMIS has been launched in Northern Railway Central & Divisional Hospital, 13 Health units of Delhi Area,5 hospitals of South-Central Railway and 1 Hospital of NER. Work at other hospitals is in progress and will be completed in FY 21-22
The features of the software extend from customizing clinical data according to the departments and laboratories, multi hospital feature that provide cross consultation, seamless interface with medical and other equipment’s and the patients will have the benefit of accessing all their medical records on their mobile device. There are about 20 modules of HMIS which will be implemented. These include Clinical, Administrative, Patient Services & Ancillary Modules viz OPD, IPD, Labs, Pharmacy, Referrals, Medical Examinations, Sick-Fit Certifications, Reimbursement of Medical Claims etc.
The open source HMIS software is to be deployed over the cloud. This platform is linked to the unique medical ID of employees for which about 40 lacs UMID cards have been issued to the regular employees, pensioners and family members.
In addition, HMIS facilitates Teleconsultation process both for the patients and Doctors through Mobile Apps and Web process. This has been integrated fully with HMIS and has been already implemented in all the 21 hospitals which have been onboarded on HMIS.
HMIS Patient Mobile App has been launched which helps Patients to access all the information related to the OPD Registrations, Doctor Prescriptions, Lab Reports etc.
HMIS is going to address the fundamental needs of all the stakeholders. Patients will be able to get faster and hassle-free health care access. With entire medical data readily available, Doctors will be able to treat better with Clinical Knowledge support Administrators will be able to take better decision with the systematic data going to be generated in HMIS.
Apart Indian Railways, RailTel is also implementing Hospital Management Information System for Karnataka State Govt. on POC basis. RailTel intends to provide this system for other state govt as well.