A computerized patient records management system at Kansanga medical centre

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Kampala International University, College of Computing and Information Technology
This is a report of a project study that was carried out at Kansanga Medical Center in Kampala (Kampala District). It is a Computerized Patient Records Management System with an objective of managing and monitoring patients through proper keeping of their medical records. It also sends out alerts and reminders to patient’s phones reminding them of things like their next visits to the doctor and also gives doctors a chance to access the system from anywhere at any time using their mobile phones. This solves problems like inefficiency in record keeping and error prone cost distribution among others. To come up with the system, data was collected through interviewing of the doctors, patients and nurses. Questionnaires were also used to identify activities at the Medical center as well as observations. The information collected was analyzed then used to design and implement the system. The system was developed using HTML language to develop the front end of the program, SQL to create the backend and PHP to connect to the database. It has a database that stores information about the patients and doctors associated with them, nurses, wards among others. On top of that, a mobile module is also included to enable doctors and other system users to update, edit and offer mobile prescription to patients’ inquiries and prescriptions via mobile devices configured with the system. This was archived by using Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) developed in Net Beans and internet worked by a Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) as a network framework.
A project report submitted to the college of applied sciences and technology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the diploma in computer science of Kampala International university.
Records management system, Kansanga medical centre