It is a multi lingual, multi hospital and a fully integrated solution that assists hospitals in the management of medical services effectively, increases hospital operation efficiency and improves patient care.
HMIS SYSTEM HIGHLIGHTS
The application contains intelligent modules to assist any hospital in setting up the system suited for its business needs. Moreover HMIS Enterprise version brings powerful tools to help the end user in customizing existing forms or adding new forms with different formats and still maintaining consistency and integration with HMIS database.
DMS/HMIS provides a multi-lingual environment where each user can define his own interface, error messages, help, as well as the documentation language besides the ability to toggle between his preferred language and the hospital defined language.
Internet -Intranet Solution
DMS/HMIS is designed to serve all types of interactions with the system easily and comfortably either from the hospital or from home. Any person can request an appointment in an outpatient clinic or a future reservation of a certain operation with a specific doctor.
Compliance with the latest international health standards
These standards are: HL7: Health Level 7. CPT: Common Procedures Terminology. ICD: International Code of Diseases. (Version 9 CM-10 CM). JCAHO: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization. DRG: Diagnoses Related Groups modified to match the local environment.
Many hospitals can share some features of the same package like sharing medical records as the system will maintain the patientâ€™s identification number to integrate Medical Records; Keeping the setup and the financial data of each hospitalâ€™s own package. Up to 99 hospitals could operate under a single license using a single server.
Graphical User Interface
Easy way to use graphical user interface (GUI) that allows you to navigate throughout the system, either through pull-down menu options or buttons bar.
Standard User Interface
DMS interface designers did their best to standardize the user interface in a way that allows new users, or users of new modules to get accustomed to the interface, icons and components of the screens in a short time and with the minimum requirements of training and follow up.
Interfacing with Medical Equipment
HMIS is equipped with a medical equipment interface layer to receive the test orders and pass it onto the testing machine and store results in the defined medical sheet such as Ultrasound Imaging, CT scanners, X-rays, etc.. This will eliminate human error, enhance control and minimize delays.
9- Multi-level security
HMIS covers three areas of security o Preventing unauthorized users from using the system on 5 different levels Application, Workstation level, Module level, Function, Feature level. o Classification of data sensitivity. o Audit trail, as the system records all actions performed in the system by date and time stamps as well as updates those performed on records and the user.
Userâ€™s Guide and On-line Help
HMIS is accompanied by a user guide taking you step by step through the whole module, explaining its functions along with their related screens and how to deal with every single field; the user guide is submitted in PDF files connected to the system or On-line context help.
HMIS provides the hospital management by means of Indicators and measurement tools so that the responsible persons could identify problems and perform required corrective actions such as; all alerts needed, dynamic clinical decision support, dynamic control charts, top quality physician notes.
DMS/HMIS can help in calculating bed cost, identifying critical elements and reducing costs of treatment invoiced by:
- Reducing transcription cost.
- Reducing critical staff cost.
- Eliminating chart access and filling costs.
- Reducing cost of paper storage.
- Reducing neglected payments.
- Reducing unapproved insurance claims.
- Reducing critical staff cost.
- Eliminating coding costs
- Reducing cost of paper storage.
- Reducing cost of X-rays films.
- Improving cash collection in time.
- Minimizing investment in inventory.
- Reducing costs of funding.
- Reducing cost of paper storage.
Managing Patient Care
HMIS Order Management and processing with its sophisticated validations supported by the medical knowledge-ware helps in reducing medical and human errors. It also improves patient care by streamlining clinical processes and creating a seamless flow of information; it supports telemedicine and provides clinicians with real-time access to patient information at the point of care.
Improving Hospital Outcome
HMIS provides hospitals with the opportunity to reduce overall health care expenses by reducing costs of completing administrative and clinical transactions. Paperless environment with use of an expert system, alerts and messaging improve the inter-hospital communication and the overall hospital efficiency.
HMIS EMR structure helps researchers retrieve all patients EMR'S looking for inter-relations using HMIS and data mining tools. It also provides researchers the ability to dynamically create queries supporting unlimited combinations of demographic data, clinical data, drugs, results, diagnoses, procedures and any user defined codes.
It enables managing and controlling the utilization of beds through a group of browsing functions to check whether beds or rooms are occupied or unoccupied. Through this program the user can access other modules.
Implementing New Technology
HMIS implements all attractive elements of new technologies to enable the user to enjoy the beauty of the system such as Text to speech, Voice recognition, PDA, RFID, Smart Card and mobile interfaces.
Doctors with Clinical Management Tools
The clinical management tools enable doctors to build the patient EMR using different methods representing the patientâ€™s case; covering more than 30 specialties designed by specialized doctors, it also contains a library of diseases symptoms, a library of images.
HMIS Front office
Patient Master Index
This system compiles patientsâ€™ biographical data and makes it available for patientsâ€™ care providers. The Patientâ€™s data is first entered into the system as part of the pre-admission or admission or registration operations. During the patientâ€™s visit, data such as the patientâ€™s location, diagnosis and financial information can be added or updated. After the patient is discharged,his information is retained in the database for any future encounter with the facility.
Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT)
Normal admission: It is used to admit patients to the hospital, it is preceded by the Pre admission function (biographical data); through this function the user can specify an attending doctor, patientâ€™s accommodation, nursing station, room, bed and referring doctor. Discharge: It is used to discharge an inpatient either from a second facility or from the hospital. Reason of discharge must be specified in this function. Finally, a final diagnosis can be added and the final bill can be generated during the discharge process.
Outpatient & Appointment
This module supports automation of handling outpatient transactions. It is used to control the booking of appointments for different resources.
Appointment Via Internet
Through this module patients can visit the web site connected to the database of the hospital to:
Visit the hospital clinics and plan its visiting date. Check innovations and new events.
Book an appointment; Complete Internet- Intranet Solution according to clientâ€™s requirements.
Outpatient Yard Scheduling System
It is considered as a tool to control patient flow in order to optimize clinicâ€™s operations.
Since patient throughput can be greatly affected by altering scheduling rule,
appointment scheduling module will help to minimize waiting times.
This module is also able to reschedule previously assigned or not assigned appointments. .
HMIS-Emergency deals with emergency patients. Any emergency patient can be admitted,
through this system by allocating a temporary medical number to collect the minimum available data.
It is responsible for controlling the patientâ€™s orders flow between hospitalsâ€™ different departments.
Through the HMIS- Order Management, different departments and nursing stations of the hospital
can use a fully automated technique to request patientâ€™s orders from all hospitalâ€™s services departments.
HMIS-Pharmacy module consists of a drug database set- up, drug ordering, drug dispensing,
drug stocks control and drug manufacturing to tailor the system according to the actual environment.
HMIS-Pharmacy supports the hospital in managing the pharmacy inventory and its accounting.
HMIS-Radiology helps in managing the administrative and operational functions
regarding radiology .It keeps track of all consumed items during any radiology
procedure. HMIS- Radiology is designed and written specifically for the radiology
provider to take advantage of full integration with the hospital information system.
HMIS-Laboratory helps managing administrative and operational functions in the laboratory.
It provides the processing of the laboratory order entry and diagnostic results. HMIS-Laboratory
provides online assistance help to those order laboratory tests to view the pre requests
and explain them to patients. Lab is integrated with Administration Applications.
HMIS-Blood Bank covers every single minute detail regarding blood transfer and storage. The core of this module is its concise records and the immediate information retrieval facilities that assist emergency cases.
HMIS-Operation Theater is designed to assist in managing the hospitalâ€™s main operation rooms. HMIS surgery reporting provides online entry of data via terminal. Data is entered and stored in the central patientsâ€™ database integrated with HMIS modules. The system generates charges for operation room utilization. The Operation Theatre can access the different HMIS modules such as Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Blood banks, etc.
HMIS-Nursing Care system quantifies patients care requirements and assists in utilizing nursing resources effectively. It provides the establishment of standard patientâ€™s care procedures, patientâ€™s assessment, and diagnostic grouping. It also supports indirect care hours associated with wardâ€™s events. Patientâ€™s treatment plan is developed from daily observations.
HMIS-Diet System controls the functions of the dietary department and its related tasks. It deals with inpatients and their companions, staff and visitors. The cafeteria in the hospital is part of the Dietary System but it has a separate account.
HMIS-Housekeeping system supports the users with a schedule showing the different housekeeping shifts, the staff working in them as well as the different areas where the staff is distributed. Through this schedule, you can distribute your staff all over the hospitalâ€™s different divisions according to their genre. Moreover, urgent orders for cleaning certain areas or places are recorded through this system.
HMIS-Laundry system organizes the process of collecting bed sheets to be laundered and delivered back for distribution. It also supports laundering uniforms of doctors and nurses. Any urgent or extra laundry process can be easily notified through this system.
HMIS-Morgue is designed for the purpose of managing the information of the dead inpatients along with their status and the doctorâ€™s examination results through registering their dead bodies in morgue registration then completes the full cycle through morgue main screen.
HMIS is equipped with a very comprehensive Medical Records where all information pertaining to a patient is available. Medical Records basic function is to represent the logged medical data to the users at any time in the order and sequence used. Patientâ€™s medical record is based on a unique medical number for each patient, regardless of the location of the patient file.
HMIS-Patient Accounting is a very powerful module, flexible, and is fully integrated with Accounts Receivable, Cashier, Banking, General Ledger and other Costing modules. Patient Accounting is a true online integration with full financial applications designed especially to fulfill all the hospital requirements. It helps in reducing the volume of sophisticated work required.
There are two methods to calculate the Doctorâ€™s Fees:
- Doctorâ€™s Total Case:
The doctor will receive his due net fees against services offered without participation from any other doctor.
- Doctorâ€™s Flat Case:
There are two cases Main Doctor: All Services offered by the doctor or any other services submitted by another main doctor linked to him within the same POOL shall be collected and redistributed among them and among other doctors subscribed in the POOL according to the agreed upon percentages.
HMIS can help in improving efficiency through the continuing improvement of processes based on indicators produced by the system which enables the hospital to get national and international accreditation.
HMIS Back office
T HMIS-Purchasing stands as one of the financial system appliances, the system contains a group of functions that provide the users with accurate data of purchases aiming to control and plan for reduction of storing cost and attaining supervision over purchases, as well as increasing selling efficiency, Purchasing contains accumulative and detailed reports which meet the needs of various administrative levels.
Inventory Management System
HMIS-Inventory is developed to provide the management with the information it needs at the right time about the current status of the stored inventory items on various levels. Inventory includes functions of stocking, evaluating and performing the physical inventory to conduct year-to-year postings.
HMIS-ACR stands as one of the most important financial and industrial appliances, as it provides the ability to collect and display the customerâ€™s full information aiming to hasten finalization and resumption of invoices and payments and decrease cumulative debts to the lowest possible extent, this comes through presenting the necessary data of due installments and cleared invoices .
HMIS- ACP allows management to better control invoices payable to suppliers and payments made to settle those invoices. You can fully manage all data and status information of all invoices and receipts issued by suppliers. On demand, it provides concise and accurate information in both summary and detail form for accounting, planning and control functions within the business.
HMIS-Fixed Assets provides the management of any traditional assets such as: equipment, properties, simulation assets, physical assets and hospital budget. The system handles all transactions done on an asset, such as selling, scrapping and maintaining.
HMIS-Personnel provide accurate analytical and statistical data about employees; it provides the possibility of an inquiry about any data concerning employment in a quick way. Moreover, it keeps privacy and secrecy in dealing with such data through determining different levels for user authorization.
HMIS-Payroll provides management with tools to manage, control and analyze all aspects of payroll expenditure. It also offers a fast movement to the automated payroll system. In a short time, the user adapts the system that will suit the needs of the hospital. It also supports different taxes and insurance rules.
HMIS-Recruitment Management is a managerial system allowing users to get specific and brief information helping in directing and organizing human resources. It provides analytical and statistical information for each candidate; it is also a fast inquiry for any candidate. It is also secure and private and this is done through defining different levels of security for user authority.
HMIS-Training develops skills and knowledge of people so they can perform their roles effectively and efficiently. And this system is a flexible system that fits any hospital requirements and to adopt any new policy. It provides analytical and statistical information for each course. Also it is secure and private.
HMIS-Housing is designed to cover all required transactions of employees' different types of housing (Flats, Camps, Villasâ€¦etc.) as well as following the companies' assets. It provides completing following up busy and free places and the distributed assets. It is fully linked with Personnel and Fixed Assets.
IBMS/TAS (Intelligent Building Management System/Time Attendance), the fully integrated staff controls system. With IBMS/TAS you can manage and control attendance of employees. It is a set of application programs that provide you with tools and information necessary to effectively manage and control the staff attendance. The system can provide the user with data such as employee data, payment and calculation overtime.
HMIS-Budget Management helps the user to estimate the budget for the next year or years. Budget Management features flexibility and speed in estimating the budget. The system is a multi-user system; where more than one user can work on the same estimated budget or independent budget at the same time.
This module is one of FMIS systems financial applications. It enables the user to control and follow up all actual and planned obligations and revenues. The user can also issue all required reports through which he can inquire about all the data related to each obligation and revenue in addition to the ability of saving those reports in Excel sheets to facilitate the work organizing process.
HMIS-Bank Management helps hospitals to manage and control the bank accounts and transactions. It covers all transactions performed between hospitals and banks from the viewpoint of hospitals. The module also covers current accounts, bank facilities, deposits, letters of credit and letters of guarantee, loans, etc.
HMIS-Cashier is distinguished for flexibility, speed and ease of use in dealing with patients. All transactions have an instant impact on balances recorded in Cashier. It can link all procedures and services performed in any hospital or its branches whether those related to received or disbursed cash/cheques.
It is a fully integrated system to allow the management of better planning and control for all types of maintenance of any machine or equipment. HMIS-Maintenance gives all the information needed at the right time about the current status of all equipment; It also provides functions of corrective and preventive maintenance.
HMIS-General Ledger is the core of HMIS-Back Office. It is a complete system to facilitate the processing of financial and budgetary data. It allows the analysis of information on which management decisions are based. It comes with the powerful Report Generator system which enables the user to prepare financial reports and analytical consolidations and analysis as required.
Executive Information System (EIS)
EIS provides different management levels with the corresponding centralized look over the organizational different data sources through a single application. It provides a wide variety of graphical representations, reporting capabilities, selective focus capability and integration with office applications. It also enables exporting the resulted charts to different image processing applications.