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What is Hospital Information System?

Today, Hospitals are adopting Information Technology as a vital solution, in automation of hospital management processes.
HIS (Hospital Information System) being one of the solutions, plays an important role in digitalizing the healthcare industry.
Technology is rapidly becoming the game changer and is improving the way healthcare is delivered across the globe. The healthcare industry generally uses less IT than other industries, but surveys indicate that providers are increasing their investments.

Both the private and public sectors have engaged in numerous efforts to promote the use of IT within health care institutions.

HIS is an application software that is used by Healthcare Organizations to simplify their Clinical, Financial and Administration processes. It also facilitates seamless flow of data across various departments of hospitals and helps them do their jobs more effectively in a paperless manner. It enables Doctors, Management and other authorized users to share data and streamline processes across an organization. HIS can be hosted both on the hospital server or cloud empowering key stakeholders access information anywhere, anytime through any device like tabs and smartphones.

An HIS is typically divided into multiple suits / modules to automate each and every department of the hospital viz. Patient Management, Billing, Lab, Nursing, OT, Stores, Pharmacy, Radiology, Diet etc.
HIS benefits the hospitals in the following ways:
· Enhances patient care and safety
· Increases overall profitability and productivity
· Controls revenue pilferages & many more…

CARESOFT Hospital Information System (HIS) offered by Caresoft Consultancy Private Limited is an example of such HIS.
With a proven track record of over a decade and serving over 500 health care providers, it has been designed by health and insurance industry experts, experienced doctors, Accreditors, Management and Financial consultants and Healthcare Process Professionals to benefit care providers the most.

It supports care providers like Hospitals, Clinics, Nursing Homes and Medical Colleges with information management, optimized resource management, and enhanced patient care delivery resulting in measurable business value. In addition to automation, it syncs hospital information with complete decision-support tools and KPIs in real time for Doctors, Management, CXO’s and Administrators using Business Intelligence.

The coming years are expected to witness greater deployment of tools such as Telemedicine, Teleradiology, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Computer-based decision support tools, Hospital Information Systems [HIS], Community health information networks as some of the new ways of distributing health information to consumers.


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