What Features Should the Software Contain?
Although the needs of every nursing department, hospital, pharmacy, would vary, certain common features are desirable in the software.
The common essential features of a hospital management software are: a) Registration of patients for OPD consultation and indoor. b) Registration of doctors and nursing staff with specializations and experience. c) Entry of diagnosis and prescription related to a patient. d) Print-outs of medicines prescribed, tests suggested, preventions advised, nursing care given, nursing records maintained. e) Preparation of bills and consultation charge slips. f) Inventory management, including issue of drugs, list of poisonous drugs etc. g) Inventory of medicines, consumables (like syringe etc.), linen, furniture, fittings, etc. h) Preparation of various reports