4.2 Computerized Decision Support Systems (CDSSs) Computerized Decision Support Systems are software systems that utilize individual patient information. It employs a storehouse of clinical information (knowledge-base) and an inference mechanism (logic) to produce patient particular outcome. These applications differ highly in refinement, outcome and the dimension to which they could merge with other clinical information systems. (Josip Car et al, 2008) Computerized decision support systems are created to help clinicians in taking decisions and by this improve the quality and safety of healthcare care. (Kathrin Cresswell, 2012) Kathrin also indicated that computerized decision support systems are in core computer software systems or applications that combine patient data, a database of clinical knowledge and conditional logic (if-then or do while) to produce patient particular advices related to healthcare (Figure below).
The use of hospital information system (HIS) to help manage the general hospital, such as patient records. Medical Device Management, track reports and medical decisions Data retention is important . Hospitals focus on the use of information technology. More widely and the recognition
Upon a patient’s arrival at a health center, it is the duty of the health attendant to collect and record all the information regarding the patient. This information varies from one patient to another and ranges from the bodily features to the environmental factors. It may also include the patient’s medical history so as to provide a link from the previous treatment practices to the next. In case the responsible individual collects and records this information correctly, then the subsequent activities pertaining to the procedural treatment of the patient are undertaken without hitches. Ordering for diagnosis.
Compliance is the willingness of the patient to work with the doctor, disclose information completely, and adhere to the treatment plan that the doctor presents to the patient. I have understood that doctor-patient relationship is crucial in health care for the betterment of the
INTRODUCTION Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is one of the most important agents in the prevention of hospital acquired infections or what we termed nosocomial infections. IPC channels every member of the hospital, which includes, healthcare providers (HCP), patients and the hospitals perse. It is important to practice IPC commandment to every hospital as well as community. The Palestinian Ministry of Health (MOH) adopted the national IPC protocol. Employees working in pediatrics hospital are supposed to take precautions to protect their patients and staff from exposure to potentially infectious materials.
INTRODUCTION For benefits to hospital, clinics, dispensary or pathology labs for maintaining patients details and their test results, we are developing a powerful, flexible and user friendly Hospital Management System. It is designed to offer different services for the hospital such as medical, administration and management. It is an integrated end-to-end Hospital Management System that provides relevant information across the hospital to support effective decision making for patient care, hospital administration and critical financial accounting, in a seamless flow. The Hospital Management System software product is designed to improve the quality and management of hospital in the areas of clinical process analysis and activity based costing.
One is the Direct Messaging Service. The direct messaging service makes sure that the messages that are sent within the hospital from physician or health care professional, especially about patient care is safely transferred. Another way that Hospitals can ensure data integrity is through patient look up services that have secure portals to help look up patients in a hospital without violating their privacy and risking their information leaked to outsiders. Thirdly, there is also the event notification services, which provides subscribers with timely notifications about their members’ hospital encounters. Information about a member’s visit including the primary complaint are securely sent via the plans preferred method and schedule.
The types of information that hospital computer 's possess are anything from classification of diseases to the geographical location of patients treated. Computer use in gathering statistics allows for accurate documentation in a compiled, summarized, and meaningful form. The information can even be organized in graphs for deeper understanding. The patient appointments-identification system of the hospital is a means to increase efficiency in areas such as waiting rooms. The advantages include minimizing waiting time, smoothing the load of appointments, and establishing patient
This privacy is guaranteed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountably Act, or HIPAA. HIPAA requires healthcare professionals to keep all medical information and the likes, private. EMRs need personalized identification numbers, or a PIN, to be accessed. Records may also be encrypted, which can be read with the correct software. Any changes made to medical charts or when a chart is accessed is marked by a time-stamp.
Each EMR shall comply with all State and Federal laws and regulations. In addition, all hospital-hospital records and hospital-based clinics must comply with the requirements of the applicable Medical Staff Regulations and Regulations for timely information and settlement information. All documentation and entries in the Medical Record whether paper or electronic must be identified with the full name of the patient and the unique medical record number for each patient.This is to avoid mixing information from various patients. Each page of two-page or multi-page form must be marked with the full name of the patient and the unique medical record number since a page can be photographed, faxed or inspired and separated from the whole. And all Medical Records entries should be made as soon as possible after the registration of the patient is available or after the inspection is made.