Hospital Information System(HIS) or Hospital Information Management System (HIMS) OR Hospital Management System are synonyms of hospital e-Governance initiatives ,which means making a hospital management paperless .This includes the clinical ,back office and generis Management of all activities .It integrates the entire resources of a hospital into one integrated software application.
The most important benefits that the hospital gains out of a HMIS Implementation are :
- Least manpower requirement.
- Instant information retrieval
- Timely treatment decisions
- Information sharing between the health care specialist across the nation
- Access to DICOM images if HMIS is web based
- Saves Lots of money to the promoters if HMIS is web based
- Allows remote access to all stakeholders including patients
- Web based HMIS can also provide service such as online appointment scheduling
- Accepting payment online becomes possible with E Commerce for payment gateways
- Online claims processing for cashless patient become far too easy.