Health care has become one of India's fastest growing sectors in the past decade. A multitude of private players have entered this market, combining to offer high-quality health care and service in world-class hospitals and nursing homes all over India. It has been recognised that a professional approach to hospital administration and better resource allocation will go a long way to ensure both quality and cost-effectiveness in health care in India. The second edition of this successful book contains a well-planned collection of writings on modern hospital management. Revised and updated, it also contains two new chapters that discuss and highlight new developments in this field. The book spans a wide range of issues in modern hospital management, and provides all the necessary knowledge required to set up and run a modern-day hospital efficiently and as an economically viable business. The book also looks at " Customer experience management " Computer-aided diagnosis " Waste management " Financial management " Maintaining medical records " Medical audits " Managing human resources

Selective Systems of Materials Management in a Hospital—Case Illustration

Selective systems of materials management in a hospital—Case illustration

This case illustration from a hospital in operation in India contains examples of the systems of classification of materials. The classifications will keep changing based on variations in price, consumption quantities and availability. They may also change because of the size, ownership and specialty level of the hospital. The detailed working of A-B-C, H-M-L and X-Y-Z systems are also presented to help in understanding and applying the systems where they are needed (see Tables 8.1 to 8.8).

Table 8.1 A-B-C Classification—Bio-medical Department

Table 8.2 H-M-L Classification—Bio-medical Department

Table 8.3 X-Y-Z Classification—Bio-medical Department

Table 8.4 V-E-D Classification

Table 8.5 F-S-N Classification
CrocinEurofloxActilase inj
DigeneCloxicillinAmoxycillin inj
IbugesicEmdopaCifran 250 mg
CiprofloxinNitrepenBrufen 200 mg
BrufenMetronidazoleAmoxycillin 250 mg
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