Secretary Health Punjab Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan has issued directions to administrators of public sector hospitals to ensure optimum use of information technology(IT) for hospital management.
Secretary said this during a visit to the Services Hospital Jail Road Lahore here on Wednesday. He said the computerized hospital management system of Services Hospital Lahore might be adopted as a model.He was informed by the management that the entire system of hospital has been computerized and it could be checked any time which doctor examined the patient and what pills were prescribed.
Medical Superintendent Dr Muhammad Javed informed that all medicine are issued from the pharmacy with the thumb impression of doctor concerned. He informed the secretary that the record of every patient in the hospital had been computerized and all wards including accidental and emergency department had been interlinked with the system.