Automated healthcare management system for university hospital, Makerere
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The World Health Organization (2000) redefined the main purpose in its definition of a health system as “all activities whose primary purpose is to promote, restore, and maintain health.” In recent years, the definition of “purpose” has been further extended to include the prevention of household poverty due to illness, for Therefore, the process of handling the healthcare work manually may be tiresome, and complex therefore the need of a Computerized system that will reduce the complexity and efficiency of the healthcare work. This project entails the development (design) and implementation of a computerized Healthcare Management System for Makerere University Hospital that was designed using PHP, HTML, and some Java plus the Database in MySQL. The system is used by only authorized people with in the Healthcare. The administrators are the only ones supposed to use this system by putting in a password and user name then logs in. The person can then register new patients who came to the healthcare, register their names, locations including uploading their pictures, registering a new administrator, Issue billing receipt to the patient by use of their names and the Accession Number/Call Number, register admitted patients, view a summary of the patients that visited the healthcare in a period of week, month and yearly reports. View statistics with the aid of pie charts and print reports and tables.