GUWAHATI, Dec 23: In all your subsequent visits to VKNRL Hospital- NRL Township, you need not carry your previous records as your entire medical history will be available at the hospital’s computerised magement system. VKNRL Hospital has recently implemented the Hospital Information Magement System (HIMS) - a software solution that takes care of end to end medical services, a press release said.
The system was formally launched by Maging Director NRL, Mr. P Padmabhan in presence of Director (Fince) NRL, S. K. Barua & Medical Director VKNRL Hospital - Dr Binit Kr. Baruah.
VK NRL Hospital is the first among hospitals in the region to adopt this foolproof automated medical solution, which will not only ensure better medical service, but will also improve transparency in the Hospital Magement. Every patient will be issued bar coded photo identity card which will be used for faster registration. While test results will be uploaded directly, medicines will be prescribed & written directly in the computer screen which is linked to the pharmacy operated within the hospital premises. The pharmacy in turn will maintain a minimum inventory of a wide range of medicines covering all ailments. The software solution has been provided by Wipro Limited.
The 60 bedded VKNRL Hospital caters to a wide range of patients from the nearby villages of Numaligarh and on an average treats and diagnoses 35,000 patients annually out of which 70% of the patients are from the surrounding villages. The hospital also carries out around 300 mobile medical camps annually in the nearby villages delivering health care services on the door steps of the under privileged.