Med-Centre: drug inventory monitoring and control system

Bansal, G.S; Duggal, S.S; Jain, Rahul; Goel, Ravinder and Aggarwal, Anil (2005) Med-Centre: drug inventory monitoring and control system. In: Indian Conference on Medical Informatics and Telemedicine, 27 Feb - 01 Mar 2005, IIT, Kharagpur.

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Abstract

Usage of Information Technology (IT) remained comparatively very less in Health sector than other sectors despite having more potential. Health Institutions, which is important sector, should encourage IT usage resulting better productivity, effectiveness, efficiency and economics leading to better health care to all. This paper tells a success story of implementation of ICT in monitoring of medicine in Government health Institutions in Haryana implemented by National Informatics Centre, Haryana State Centre for Directorate of Health Services, Haryana. System works on low-end resources and E-mail based data transfer from District HQ to State HQ. Implementation of Med-Centre in all the districts of Haryana results in check on pilferage of medicine, increase in availability of medicine at Government Institution, increase in attendance of patient/doctors in health institution, optimal utilization of medicine and data capturing at source, resulting in availability of error-free data at State Head quarter

EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Medicine, Inventory Monitoring, National Informatics Centre, DGHS, Haryana, Med-Centre
Subjects:Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Services
Information Science > Medical Informatics
Health Services Administration > Organization and Administration
Information Science > Information Management
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Facilities
ID Code:54
Deposited By:Mr Rahul Jain
Deposited On:09 June 2005

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