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
Chapter 9: MBASIC System for Effective Drug Management
MBASIC System for Effective Drug Management
Those in the field of hospital administration in India are very concerned about the rising cost of patient care. The goal of financial and cost management in a hospital is to ensure that the community is provided with the service it needs at an acceptable level of quality and at an optimum cost. Materials constitute about 50 per cent of the total expenditure of hospital administration. The optimum utilisation of these resources must be ensured in order to achieve a high level of productivity. The hospital pharmacy is indispensable for the treatment of patients and efficiency in this field would provide service to them at an acceptable level of quality and at an optimum ...