Suguna Hospital in west Bangalore is one of the most advanced tertiary care facility. It is an institution with emphasis on excellence in clinical services, diagnostic facilities and rehabilitative services. It is an 80+ bedded hospital with all major speciality departments.
Suguna Hospital had implemented software earlier and was looking at options to replace the current system due to following reasons.
Insta’s uniqueness of the architecture is that it is built as a browser based application. With this approach there is no installation of software on individual PCs of the hospital. They all access the HMS using Firefox browser, either from Windows or Linux desktop. Insta supports both master data updating from front end and also by exporting and importing filled up excel format sheets to the software. Insta has provided the easiest to use, implement and customize HMS to Suguna Hospital.
Lab results whenever signed off gets updated into the patient EMR where in the doctor can review the same using EMR view. So the staff at wards or the doctors in consultation can see the results online without waiting for paper based reports. Insta provided regular backup of the data through internet and in case any failure can restore the data in a few hours.
Insta has a payment module which calculates the doctor, referral payments automatically. In India the doctor payments rules can be very complex and Insta supports payment calculations using expression based rules. Insta is completely integrated with Tally.ERP 9 and automatically posts the vouchers from HMS using XML file import or through online.The vouchers posted are revenue, payment, expense transactions and the store invoices.
Insta provided a complete pharmacy module with barcode integration. The pharmacist can not only track but as well as get any reports using the rich features of Report Builder. The application also provides a stock checkpoint at regular intervals. A feature-rich MRD module is integrated which keeps record of the case file of the patient and also supports many types of codifications.
Insta has a very comprehensive insurance module. It is very easy to split the bill amount into patient amount and sponsor payment. All billing modules are integrated and has online posting of orders from wards so that it takes very less time to finalize a Inpatient bill.
Insta provides onsite and remote support. Insta connects to the software from office in Bangalore through Internet and do automatic regular upgrades of software and keeps updated on the complaint logs posted by the hospital in the application.
A.J. Hospital & Research Centre, Mangalore, is one of the most advanced tertiary care centres of western coastal India. It is a 500+ bedded hospital with all multispecialty departments .The daily flow of out-patients to the hospital is around 400 and IP admission is around 50-60.They raise more than 2000 bills a day for various activities in the hospital.
A J Hospital was using software earlier which was based on dot net and built by a local small supplier. The major concerns they had were,
Insta HMS being an application offered on free open source platform the cost of ownership is less for the A J Hospital. They had to pay only for the license cost of the software and all others including the server installation using Ubuntu was done by Insta. The application provided high security options with roles and user logins where a user is tracked with an audit trail facility to record the changes made by the users.
Insta providedfacility of recording ICD codes, is compatible with quality accreditation standards like JCI, NABL and NABH standards. The management has seen huge value in the tight integration between orders, conduction of orders and billing. Online billing from the ward helps patient to be discharged in minutes.
Insta providedlocal and remote support with a central support based at Bangalore who monitors the complaint logged by the hospital in the application.
Insta has provided LIS software with integration to the lab equipment for automatic posting of lab results. It also keep track of the consumption of reagents used easily.