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Indian Railways launches HMIS & Mobile application for UMID 

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Railways launches hospital management information systemOn December 28, 2020, Indian Railways (IR) launched the Integrated Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) & mobile application for downloading Unique Medical IDentity Card (UMID) in 5 units of South Central Railways & 2 units of Northern Railways. Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Railways Board launched the services.

i.HMIS has been developed by IR in collaboration with RailTel Corporation Limited.

ii.Main Objective of HMIS – To provide single window clearance for hospital administration activities like clinical, diagnostics, pharmacy, examinations & industrial health.

iii.The Mobile app for UMID has been launched to integrate UMID with HMIS to help Railway employees to access their health care services in an easier way.

Key Points:

i.HMIS has been launched after successful implementation of the Trial Project of HMIS over Central hospital, Lallaguda, South Central Railway (SCR).

ii.HMIS will help in improving the quality of health services being provided to the employees of IR.

iii.The Main functions of HMIS will be to

  • Manage all the health facilities & resources
  • Impart quality health care services to employees of IR
  • Improve the patient turn-around time
  • Generate and maintain EMR (electronic medical records) of all patients.

iv.HMIS consists of 3 modules – Registration, OPD Doctor Desk & Pharmacy.

About Indian Railways:

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Indian Railway Board – Vinod Kumar Yadav
Headquarters – New Delhi