Electronic Management in a Hospital or a Nursing Home would require a very precise IT system which must result into cost cutting and efficient management. XIPHIAS has developed the Hospital Management System or H.M.S product which is accurate in its approach to suit different environments including large, medium or small sites. The management software provides all process management tools elements of modelling, analysis and simulation to streamline all administrative tasks in the hospital right from the registration of the patient to post discharge correspondence with the patient.
The Hospital Management Software is state of the art administration management tool that can be utilised to improve the quality and management of clinical and health care in a Hospital. H.M.S ensures noncore services such as documentation and record management is managed in a systematic manner without additional increase in manpower resources or costs. These non-core processes have a substantial effect on the overall productivity of the Hospital operations.
The need to reap the benefits of streamlined operations, enhanced administration & control, superior patient care, cost control and higher profitability is the order of the day. XIPHIAS Hospital Management Software is a powerful, flexible, easy to use and is designed to deliver real conceivable benefits. The crucial features that "HMS" emphasis on are listed in the following paragraphs which in turn justify your purchase. The need to reap the benefits of streamlined operations, enhanced administration & control, superior patient care, cost control and higher profitability is the order of the day.
The H.M.S software from XIPHIAS reduces the costs involved in hiring and investing on administrative staff to carry out key processes for Hospital health care services. All tasks like collection of patient information, insurance and medi-claim details, medical history, storing diagnosis reports, patient relations, stock keeping, payroll, billing and other related administrative processes can be managed through the software thereby reducing the need to hire staff to exclusively manage the same. This allows redirection of funds towards core services.
The reduction of administrative staff and provisioning a single interface of the software to be used in all departments of the Hospital reduces IT costs related to operating costs.
One of the key modules on H.M.S is Accounting Management that has a user friendly interface to manage all accounting variables of the Hospital. The complexities involved in accounting processes are easily managed within the software as the retrieval and management of information through MIS is simple.
H.M.S would enable hospitals or Nursing Homes to serve the rapidly growing number of health care consumers at a faster rate. This improves the response time between the requests made between different departments expediting the overall medical service given to the patient. The focus of senior doctors would be redirected towards clinical activities as opposed to clerical otherwise.
The Registration module is an integrated patient management system, which captures complete and relevant patient information. The system automates the patient administration functions to have better and efficient patient care process.
It provides for enquiries about the patient, the patient's location, admission, scheduling and discharge details. Furthermore, this system takes care of package deals for a patient for a fixed cost. Medical record keeps an abstract of clinical data about patients. It allows easy retrieval of medical records on patients. This information can be entered at the time of Registration and can facilitate future reference.
The Patient Billing module handles all types of billing for long-term care. This module facilitates cashier and billing operations for different categories of patients like outpatient, inpatient and Referral. It provides automatic posting of charges related to different services like bed charges, lab tests conducted, medicines issued, consultant's fee, food, beverage and telephone charges etc. This module provides for credit partly billing and can be seamlessly integrated with the Financial Accounting Module. The billing module is extensively flexible by which each of your billing plans can be configured to automatically accept or deny. The system is tuned to capture room and bed charges along with ancillary charges based on the sponsorship category. Furthermore the charges for various services rendered can be recorded through service module and this can be used for billing purposes.
The Payroll & Personnel module deals with Pay (and deduction) calculation, printing of salary slip, salary certificates, and PF statements, Gratuity Statement and provides a monthly analysis. It deals with the maintenance of employee bio-data, Attendance / Overtime details. It also reports on absenteeism, leave encasements etc. The HR department is responsible employee related activities and can utilize the payroll module to manage all activities.
The outpatient module serves as an entry point to schedule an appointment with the Hospital Resident doctor or consultant doctor for medical consultations and diagnosis. This module supports doctors to take better and timely consultation decisions by providing instant access to comprehensive patient information. Patient visits are divided into new, follow-up and review. This module also handles requests and results of laboratory tests and other examinations. External doctors visit to in patients can be defined as "Call on". Some patients may avail only the hospital facilities like Lab, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Physiotherapy and so on.
The inpatient module is designed to take care of all the activities and functions pertaining to inpatient activities. The module automates the day-to-day administrative actives and provides instant access to other modules, which leads to a better patient care. It provides comprehensive data pertaining to admission of patients & ward management, availability of beds, estimation, agreement preparation, and collection of advance, planned admission and emergency admission. The Inpatient module also deals with Ward Management: Shifting from one ward to the other, Bed availability, Surgery, Administration of drugs, nursing notes, charge slip and so on.
Pharmacy module deals with the automation of general workflow and administration management process of a pharmacy. The pharmacy module is equipped with bar coding facility, which makes the delivery of medical items to the patient more efficient.