Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)


All District Hospitals of Nagaland.

Number of Users

150 Users

Brief Description

Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) is a BAHMNI based open-source application designed to manage and streamline various aspect of healthcare facilities including patient information, appointments. Medical records, billing, inventory etc. Open MRS serves as a central repository for all the modules, enabling efficient storage, retrieval, and analysis of information.

The primary purpose of a Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) is to streamline and automate various administrative, financial, and clinical processes within a hospital or healthcare organization. Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) is the web-based application to streamline activities and process in the hospital and generate the desired reports.

Here are some key details and features of Hospital Management Information System (HMIS):

  1. Masters' creation and Mapping: Admin user has the rights to create the various kind of masters like concepts, Lab and radiology tests, drugs, Address (geographical) hierarchy etc. And also map the masters with the other masters to use in the system.
  2. User Management: Admin user can create and manage the users and their role and permissions.
  3. Patient registration (OPD, IPD, emergency): System allows healthcare providers to register patients and capture their demographic information, contact details, and other relevant information. Patient will be registered once in the system and patient unique ID will be generated and that will be used to identify patient uniquely in the system.
  4. Clinical Module: The clinical module is designed to support the clinical workflows and processes in healthcare facilities
  1. In Patient: HMIS provides the facility to management admitted patients medical treatment, monitoring, or other necessary interventions. Under this functionality health care provider can manage the following things: Admission, Bed Management (Transfers from one bed or ward to another), nursing documentation, discharge planning.
  2. Bed management: The module helps in managing the availability and allocation of beds within the facility. It tracks the occupancy status of each bed, assigns beds to admitted patients, and allows for bed transfers if necessary.
  3. Patient Documents:Healthcare providers can upload electronic documents into the patient's record.
  4. Programs: This feature allows healthcare facilities to define and manage specific healthcare programs. Healthcare providers or administrators can define programs to address specific health conditions or initiatives. For example, a diabetes management program, immunization program, or antenatal care program can be created.
  5. Laboratory:Laboratory management is an important component of healthcare facilities, and HMIS provides features and functionalities to support laboratory operations and workflows. The laboratory management module helps streamline the processes involved in laboratory testing, result management, and integration with other components of the electronic medical record system. Following are key aspects of laboratory management available in the HMIS System: Sample Collection, Sample Processing and Analysis, Result Management, Result Verification and Release etc.
  6. Stock Inventory and Billing: Stock inventory and billing functionalities are designed to support the management of healthcare facility's supplies and billing processes. These features help healthcare facilities track inventory levels, manage stock items, and generate billing records for services and medications provided to patients.

Screens of some functionalities