Tuesday, June 28

Planning and Organization of CSSD :: Hospiad

Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) is one of the important supportive services. In this modern age of concern for quality and reducing the hospital infection rate the CSSD plays an important role.

The major functions of a CSSD are:-
  1. It is a service responsible for processing, issue and control of sterile supply for use to various hospitals.
  2. The Central Sterile Supply Department is one of the important supportive services without which no hospital can provide infection free atmosphere.
  3. It helps to promote and provide an efficient, economic, and   uniform source of sterile supply and other equipment.
  4. Institute quality control measures and research.
  5. Provide trainings to medical and nursing students.
  6. It is responsible for providing same standard of cleaning and sterilized supply to all areas of the hospital there by controlling hospital infection.
  7. It cuts down much of the time of Nursing Staff used in sterilization, thereby making available more nursing time for patients.
  8. By reducing hospital infection it cuts down the average length stay of patient.
  9. Provides a safe environment for the patients and staff.
  10. There by provide a better doctor- patient relation. 
Looking to the above aspects it clearly reflects the important role of CSSD.This needs meticulous planning and organisation of this service in the Hospital
The present presentation discusses about these issues.

Management Information System for Hospitals :: HospiAd

IT is the system in which the various information is used for management of Hospital functions as under:-
  • Collection, compilation, analysis and interpretation of data for effective use as information.
  • Helps in better planning, monitoring and control of medical and health services.
  • Monitoring of identified indicators helps in improving of the efficiency and
  • Performance of health delivery system.
    • Hospital safety
    • - Analysis of information helps in better decision making.
The various information collected for information management of hospital are:-
  • Morbidity Rates
  • Mortality Rates
  • Level of staff training and efficiency
  • Level of functioning of various areas of hospital like Labs, Xray, Blood Bank, CSSD, Sanitation etc.
  • Admission, Discharge and Death.
  • ALS, Bed occupancy, Bed turn over rates
With the modern technological development the whole system is being computerised with LAN (In-House Networking). Designing of the MIS should be relevant to the objective function of the hospital. 

The present presentation discusses about all these.

Thursday, June 23

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Wednesday, June 22

Hospital Laundry - Planning & Management : Hospiad

The main functions of a Hospital Laundry are:-
  1. To supply clean and adequate quantity of washed linen.
  2. Supply to be made on regular basis.
  3. In a acceptable quality and within a reasonable cost to the hospital.
  4. Steps to be taken to prevent cross infection.
  5. Supply of good, clean and fresh linen to patients, is a method of great satisfaction for patient and increases the public image of the hospital
Laundry service being a supportive service can also be out sourced. There are three types of provisioning Linen in the Hospital :-
  1. Mechanized Laundry in the hospital.
  2. Out sourcing of Linen supply.
  3. Co-operative hospital Laundry.
Mechanized laundry is the best service method of linen supply for a large hospital because:-
  • Loss and damage to linen reduced.
  • Regular, quality linen supply ensured.
  • Safe handing of soiled and infected linen.
  • Complete control on washing formula for different types of linen.
The following presentation discusses the planning and management of a Mechanised Laundry in a large Hospital .

Tuesday, June 21

Hospital Dietary Services : Hospiad

There are certain group of services without support of which a Hospital cannot run smoothly. These services are called support services. We will take these up in the some of the following posts. 

They include:-

b) Linen and laundry services
c) Dietary services
d) Housekeeping services
e) Hospital transport
f) Hospital mortuary

These services are called ‘support services’ because these are essential to run the hospital, but these may become part of Hospital services or these can be out sourced or shared with other Hospitals.Hospital Dietary Services is one of such support services.

If it is out sourced then it supplies patient diets only, but if it is a part of hospital then it provides other facilities also like:-
  • Provisioning of hospital diet.
  • Diet counseling
  • Dietary education

The objective of a Hospital dietary service is to make provision for clean, hygienic and nutritious diet for the indoor patient as per their caloric requirement.

The Present presentation explains the various components and there planning. organisation and functions.

Nursing Services in (Hospital) :: Hospiad

Nurse is the hub of all activities in the hospital specially management of indoor servicesShe serves as a fulcrum, balancing on one side management of the word and patient care on the other side.

Nurse is responsible for provisioning services, ward sanitation and physical, emotional and psychological need of the patient. Because of her close proximity to the patient and relatives, her role is very important in qualitative care in the hospital.

Nurse is the in charge of the ward and successful ward management solely depends on her administrative, management and technical skills. Her very presence in the ward , smooth-ens the entire word environment.

This shows the importance of a nurse in patient care services in the hospital. In addition to nursing care nurses are also engaged in teaching, audit and research activities in the hospital.

In nutshell the nurse is the centre of all activities in the hospital. Hardly any service is there which can function without the support of nursing staff. Knowing the importance of a nurse in patient care, in this presentation we will discuss in short the planning, organization and management of nursing care services.

Blood Transfusion - Quality & Risk Management

Modern Blood Banking & Transfusion Practices (Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Practice)We had on earlier post - PART 1 ( June, 10, 2011), had discussed and shared the presentation on the Blood Transfusion, This is the extended post discussing the issues in the Quality and the Risk Management in the  field of Blood Transfusion

Please also check the PART 1 for further starting details


Hospital Administration Made Easy

Sunday, June 19

Planning and Organisation - Imaging Services & Radiology Department

Several accidental coincidences lead to the discovery of X- rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in the year 1895. Since then a long-long way has been covered in this field. No medical science has seen such rapid change as Radiology, especially in the past few decades.

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access)At the same time, No medical science has met the challenge as Radiology to move forward in an era of rapid change in medical technology. Because of these rapid changes in the field of imaging, the Radiology department has got the new name of Imaging department.

With rapid change in investigation technology, there is a continuous changing demand in the field of radio diagnosis and imaging service. Resulting in an advanced, and detailed systematic planning and organizing

The major components of Radiology/ Imaging services are:-

  1. X- ray Machines
  2. Ultrasound Machine
  3. Doppler Machine
  4. Computer assisted Tomography (CAT Scan)
  5. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  6. Position Emission Tomography (PET)
  7. Mammography
  8. Nuclear Imaging System

To manage such large number of sophisticated machines whose rays/emissions are hazardous to humane population calls for a critical planning taking in to consideration the safety aspect of patient , public and the department staff.

The following presentation shows some important aspects of planning and organisation of Radiology department of a hospital.

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Wednesday, June 15

New Format of Presentation :: HAME :: 15th June 2011

Dear Friends,

We have been Experimenting with usage of SWF file for sharing the presentation with you guys. We have updated the February Posts with the SWF file, Please go through them and leave a feed-back. If this makes a better reading we are going to change all the Flash Vid files to the SWF Files.



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Hospital Challenges :: HAME :: 15 June 2011

It has already been emphasized that with changing role the challenges of Hospital has increased two fold in complex modern Hospitals to day.

The challenges are not faced from within the hospital only, but from outside and in view of first development in modern technology.

Internally, the Hospitals are not only facing the crunch of trained administration, but also there is acute shortage of financial, personal and material resources. There is shortage of adequate trained man power in modern medical applications. Apathy of doctors, nurses and medical staff due to increase pressure of work. Ever-increasing demands of patients for new technology.

Externally, the competitive market, concern for quality and rapid expansion to meet the patient’s aspiration. Over and above, the Hospitals have to comply with Government Laws and Act.

Patient satisfaction and Public relation are emerging as greater challenges for hospitals to tackle with.In an environment full of challenges has made the management to find new management techniques to cope with.

What are the challenges of the hospital and how to overcome them is described in this presentation to give an idea.

Friday, June 10

Blood Transfusion Services: : Hospiad

Blood has been classified as a drug like any other drug.As a drug blood is more dangerous than narcotic drugs as it is transfuse directly in to circulation.

Though blood saves life of a person in need it can take the life instantly, if it does not match with the blood type of the patient.
Therefore blood has to be safe, free from all infections and compatible to recipient blood .

Blood is the life line of all living organism.Once the blood flow is stopped the organism is dead.Blood is a product not available to purchase from market.One individual has to donate blood for others need.

Collection of blood from one individual and putting in to the body of other is called transfusion.Blood needs to be collected and safely stored to be used in emergency.The collection , storage, distribution needs to be done in a safe environment.That’s why the blood transfusion service is so importantTherefore it needs a well organised ‘blood transfusion service.

The objective of this service is to provide “Safe Blood’ to the patient in need.It needs careful planning, organizing keeping in mind the safety and quality of blood.This service is available to them who has a valid license from State Drug Controller.

The ‘Blood Transfusion Services’ has been presented in two parts:-
  1. Planning and Organisation of services (Part 1)
  2. Quality and Risk management.  (Part 2)

Please Check the upcoming post for the discussion on the Quality and the Risk Management of the Blood Transfusion Services in the Hospitals. (Part 2)

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