Accident & Emergency (A&E) Software – can improve patient safety

Patient safety is a top priority in the Accident & Emergency (A&E) Department of hospitals. To improve patient safety, the implementation of a Hospital Management System (HMS) with specialized features for the A&E becomes crucial. In this article, we will discuss the key features of the A&E information system that focus on patient safety. 

Electronic Medical Records (EMR): 

The EMR feature of the A&E information system allows comprehensive recording of clinical information regarding emergency care. In the EMR, essential data such as medical history, vital signs, allergies, and the provided treatments can be easily accessed. With a comprehensive EMR, healthcare providers can make accurate decisions and provide safe care to patients. 

Rapid Assessment Process: 

The assessment process in the A&E Department is designed to be done promptly in the emergency setting, using as little time as possible. This enables the emergency staff to expeditiously evaluate the patient’s condition and determine the necessary actions. With a rapid assessment process, patients can receive timely and appropriate care based on their needs. 

Triage and Monitoring: 

The A&E information system allows staff to perform triage and prioritize patient care. By using this system, patients with conditions requiring immediate attention can be identified and given the highest priority for treatment, optimizing the patient’s safety throughout the care process. 

Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE):

The Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) feature in the A&E information system enables the staff to prescribe medicines and send orders electronically. This reduces the risk of errors in communication and treatment administration, thereby enhancing patient safety. Process efficiency is also improved because orders are received and can be processed immediately, and the use of paper-based forms is minimized. 

Streamlined Admission Process:

The A&E information system streamlines the patient admission process, allowing patients to be quickly admitted and transferred to inpatient services. Necessary information such as patient identification, medical history, and allergies are immediately passed on. With a simplified admission process, patients can receive the care they require promptly. 

Subsequent Care:

After being discharged from the A&E Department, the information system facilitates the creation of referrals to other doctors or follow-up visits that may be necessary. By utilizing this system, medical information of patients can be easily accessed by other healthcare professionals involved in ongoing care. This ensures a smooth care transition and effective coordination. 

Integration of Medical Fees:

In the A&E information system, the medical expenses that need to be billed can be recorded and integrated into patient billing. This integration ensures that patients receive accurate billing that reflects the actual medical costs incurred, including examinations, procedures, drugs, and disposables, and other chargeable items. It improves transparency and accuracy in the billing process, as well as ensures fairness in the financing of patient care e. 

By utilizing the A&E Information System that focuses on patient safety, hospitals can enhance the quality of emergency care and prevent errors that may jeopardize patients’ well-being. With features such as Electronic Medical Records (EMR), rapid assessment process, triage and monitoring, CPOE, streamlined admission process, subsequent care, and integration of medical fees, the system maintains the patient’s safety and efficient care. In optimizing patient safety, it is essential for hospitals to continuously adopt innovative information technology and employ rigorous measures for patient data security. 

We, Ksatria Medical Systems (KMS), provide an Emergency Department Information System to maintain patient safety and efficient care in your hospitals and clinics.  

To learn more about Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and other feature in our Hospital Management System, KMS, we offer free product demo sessions. Please select a demo schedule that suits your availability by visiting this page. If you have further questions about our features, please contact our WhatsApp number at +62-821-4520-5712 or send us an email at sales@ksatria.com.  

 

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