ISBN 9788120340831,Hospital Information Systems : A Concise Study

Hospital Information Systems : A Concise Study





PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788120340831

ISBN-10 8120340833


Number of Pages 788 Pages
Language (English)


Managing patients and hospital together is what hospital management systems is designed for! The software ensures that the applications involved in the workflow of health services, rely on accuracy in recording patient's demography and data, and accountability of hospital management. Written in a bulleted format, this book educates reader to overcome the shortcomings of hospital industry such as inadequate access to medical facilities, unassessed quality, and shortage of manpower. The book explains how information (like medical records or administrative records) can be stored, accessed and retrieved promptly; how a patient's record can be generated easily based on demography, gender, age, and so on; and how the system can help to monitor a patient's treatment procedure-starting from his/her ailment history, to present health condition, to recovery. The book also efficiently addresses the issues like security of the system and the investment strategies. Besides, the Appendices on topics like New Business Models and Applications, and Overview of Hospitals, add on to the applicative knowledge on the subject. Intended for the students of Hospital Information Systems (HIS)/Hospital Administration or an equivalent training programme, the book is well-suited for the healthcare practitioners (small or large organizations) to streamline their workflow process. The book will also be equally beneficial for the instructors teaching Hospital Administration in various healthcare and management institutes.