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Entity Description
Implementer's Information
Name of Contact Person Rajeesh
Organisation Name Safecare Technology
Organisation Website Link https://safecaretec.com/
Software Details
Software Name Cortex HIS
Software Version 2.0.0.75
Software Information Link Cortex HIS Information Link
Software Type Web Application [with or without Mobile Application]
Supported Deployment Models Public Hosted [may include browser/app, public-cloud, provider hosted, single/multi tenancy]
Current Status Of Software Deployed and Live
Software Description Appointment Module
Doctors Appointment Management is an important part of Cortex. This centralized online calendar displays the availability of doctors on given days and fixes slots.
1. Schedules daily appointment of patients. 2. Displays the total information of patients. 3. Schedules appointments for doctors. 4. Assigns fixed time slots to doctors. 5. Sends reminders as SMS to patients (Customized Part). (This part is based on the SMS gateway you are providing; you shall provide the API from the SMS gateway provider to send reminders.)
Registration Module
This module is used for tracking the demography of patients and records their visit information. It helps a great deal in making the task of patient categorization more flexible and also enables quicker access to default registration information.
E-Signature
Patients physically sign a digital signature device or a mobile tablet supporting electronic signature capabilities. Their e-Signature is applied to the e-Forms in real-time. This provides a convenient, paperless alternative to paper-based consents. The esigned documents are routed directly to the electronic medical record, accelerating the archival process.
Billing and Cashier Module
The Billing module is perhaps one of the most crucial segments in any Hospital Information system. Cortex has a very comprehensive billing module that allows data integration across various modules so as to track the patient’s bills centrally. It is equipped with the facility to permit bills to be raised as credit or cash. It allows for discounts to be given for each and every item and the concerned in-charge professional can trace the report of all the discounts at any time. The rates for the various services offered are managed and controlled through rate master, which is defined centrally. The billing module also deals with the calculation of co-pay and deductibles based on the patient’s insurance policies and possible claims.
Nursing Module
Nursing Module is an important part of the Cortex Software and it deals with managing entire activity data and information about the nurses in the hospital. This module concentrates on assigning shifts to nurses, scheduling medication time and treatment for patients and so on.
Doctor Module
It is important in a hospital management system that timely appointments are made for the right doctors and slots are assigned to them as per convenience. The doctor modules are enabled with a variety of features which help the doctors to diagnosis the patient in a precise way. Doctors can see the previous visit status and diagnosis details of the patients with a single click.
Pharmacy Module
Cortex is loaded with a Pharmacy Module that helps a great deal in simplifying the drug dispensing process. This module maintains important drug details and caters to the requirements of both inpatients and outpatients with improved accuracy and speed. Cortex also maintains data relating to stock demand, maintenance and distribution. This module holds together various activities like drug enquiry, quotation, recommended dosage, alternate drug of the same composition and so on. It keeps a good track of the drug inventory and generates online requests for stock from sub-stores. It also facilitates online stock transfer, thereby automating the entire supply chain.
In-patient Management Module
Between the time-frame in which a doctor decides to admit a patient to a hospital and the discharging point, hundreds of activities occur. It is of crucial importance that a prompt system is in place to co-ordinate and make flawless, all these activities. The IP Management Module of Cortex does these jobs to clinical perfection. Through this module, a user can manage various activities like Registration, Admission, Discharge and Transfer (RADT) for a particular patient. From the point of registration to the point of discharge, it merges all the relevant data relating to a particular patient. It handles all the information relating to details like bed occupancy, ward management, estimation, agreement preparation, emergency admission, planned admission etc. The inpatient management system of Cortex maintains every bit of various comprehensive information and also automates and streamlines the otherwise complicated administrative process by providing enhanced care for patients through less human effort.
Medical Laboratory Integration Module
In these times of high competition in the sector, it is essential for laboratories to work in an efficient and precise way, so as to enable faster management of various systems in a hospital. Cortex is equipped with a Medical Laboratory Integration segment as well. With Cortex, the advantage of speed is only obvious as the process of laboratory integration happens within it, as a part of the entire range of activities. This helps to deliver test results electronically, reliably, and efficiently, all in a timely and affordable manner to help the doctors to keep a close track of various investigation reports concerning a particular patient. It aids in integrating the data flow between various applications and devices and optimize your lab work-flow and operations. By automating the wide array of laboratory processes across the spectrum, from preanalytical to analytical and post-analytical phases, Cortex optimizes work-flow, improves laboratory quality control and maximizes productivity.
Operation Theatre Management Module
The hospital operation theatre management system facilitated by Cortex helps in the maintenance of various data related to surgery like scheduling and apparatus arrangements such as organizing surgical instruments, medical equipment for anesthesia, etc. This system allows a user to post the advised surgeries for a particular patient. It facilitates posting multiple surgeries at one go with all necessary details like surgery date and time, OT number, OT charges, anesthesia type, anesthetist’s name, details of surgeon/assistant surgeon and so on. Cortex allows updating schedule for any selected patient as per requirement. This system also lets a user post expendable, pharmacy and implant details for billing and future reference. Returns of unused items during surgery can also be posted here.
Radiology Module
Radiology is one of the most commonly used departments in a hospital and involves a very complicated work flow. This department is in charge of storing and processing enormous amount of image data like X-rays, Scans etc. With Cortex, the entire tasks that this department handles has become much more simple and prompt. One of the major advantages of Cortex is that it offers an integrated patient registration system which results in quicker scheduling and billing. Then, it offers access to the earlier images and records of a patient which is necessary for prompt patient care. Also, Cortex automatically distributes the results to referring physicians, which leads to a lot of timesaving and increase efficiency.
Bed Management Module
The bed management module maintains the record of bed occupancy status at all times. It facilitates the estimation of appropriate waiting time for patients and helps in reducing the bed turnover time which is very essential for optimization of revenues. It also provides statistical information regarding the occupancy status of a bed over a period of time.
Department Module
Every department or specialties in hospitals operate as separate segments and modules by themselves. They maintain individual records, patient details, treatment specific requirements, appointments and so on, so as to provide a patient with a more focused healthcare facility. Cortex has a separate Department Module to cater to the requirements of various departments related to a hospital like Cardiology, Endocrinology, and Gynecology etc. This module addresses the needs of these departments individually and also make up a significant part of the entire hospital management system, playing a vital role in integrating the functioning of various departments.
Human Resource Module
The cortex hospital Information System provides a very efficient Human Resource Management system. This module takes care of the complete working of the human resources management in the hospital from the time candidates apply for a job till the time they resign. It includes a variety of activities like deciding what staffing needs you have, recruiting, training and conforming to various regulations, employee attendance, and leave management , maintaining shift rotation, and delivering reports on workload on an individual.
Inventory Management Module
Cortex has an inbuilt inventory management module that offers a complete range of inventory management capabilities. This is specifically designed in order to improve the management of supply chain and delivers an end-to-end, procure-to-pay process. It helps a great deal in managing inventory levels and costs and meet fulfillment expectations better, thereby improving customer service. Cortex offers this as a powerful inventory management solution that helps you to oversee multiple locations, track stock limits and reorder products. It is a comprehensive solution trough which all of your materials relating to different areas of business and stages of the inventory life-cycle can be tracked in a single system. The advantage with Cortex is that through this accurate management and controlling of the whole process, it helps to substantially reduce your inventory levels and thereby increase profits.
Accounting module
Cortex is equipped with an Accounting Module that makes it much easier to generate reports. This module is linked with the Clinical billing module and it is easy to carry out online accounting of all revenue generated along with expenses incurred. The main advantage with this is that you need not enter the revenue entries as they are already fetched from the billing module. All applicable messages for the staff, salary/wages, consultant share and so on is available here. It can even provide department-wise income in a detailed way and also graphs with key reports.
CSSD Modules:
Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) is a crucial function in any hospital. The CSSD module in Cortex Hospital Management System handles receipt, cleaning, assembly, sterilization, storage and distribution of surgical instruments and other items. Implementation of Cortex CSSD module will help contain all types of infections, improve quality of care and reduce length of hospital stay. The CSSD Configuration module allows the Hospital to define the sterilization processes, define instrument sets required for various surgeries and assemble/ break the sets. The CSSD module allows the CSSD department to plan their production based either on user requirements raised or on scheduled surgeries, undertake washing, cleaning, packing & sterilization of instruments/ other items, storage, issue and accept return of items.
Housekeeping Module
The Housekeeping department has a distinctive role in modern hospital administration through its functions of cleaning of hospitals, infection control, sanitation, and decoration and the administration of the housekeeping employees. Housekeeping services include activities aimed to maintain a healthy, clean, orderly, safe and pleasant environment. Properly carried out housekeeping activities in a hospital has a positive effect on the morale, welfare and safety of the patients. Cortex Housekeeping module helps the housekeeping and laundry departments manage their day-to-day operations in a smooth and efficient manner with minimum man power. The module allows monitoring and keeping track of all housekeeping activities involved to keep the hospital infection free.
1.Receive room cleaning request from nursing stations 2.Cleaning indication for vacant room cleaning 3.View room cleaning & fumigation status
Report Modules:
The report modules help the users to create different types of reports from the Cortex system, such as daily collection, monthly collection, and appointment status, complete health record of a patient, assessment sheet of a patient etc. Other Reports can be generated according to your requirement.
Medical Biller and E-claim Modules
The e-claim module that is a part of Cortex helps the clinics/hospitals prepare their e-claims' submission to the concerned insurance companies and health authorities.
Token Management System
Android based integrated token system is available as per doctor's convenience. User can also convert their existing HDMI supported TV to a Token screen with the support of Android Box. TV Screen can split for News from YouTube channel & Token slot.
Software Category Hospital Information Management System (HIMS) with embedded EMR / EHR
Clinical Record Artifacts - Allergies and Adverse Reactions
- Observations
- Clinical Examination
- Procedures
- Medications
- Vital Signs
- Investigation [Clinical, Imaging, Histropathology, Microbiology, Haematology, etc.]
- Disclosures and Consents
- Immunization
- Orders
- Reports
Software Deployment Details operative Hospital Moovattupuzha - kerala
EHR Standards implemented in the software
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- WHO FIC ICD-10

- ANSI/HL7 v2.8.2-2015 HL7 Standard Version 2.8.2 - An Application Protocol for Electronic Data Exchange in Healthcare Environments

- ISO 22600:2014 Health informatics - Privilege Management and Access Control (Part 1 through 3)

- Encryption with 256-bits key or higher

- HTTPS, SSL v3.0, and TLS v1.2

IEEE 11073 health informatics standards and/or relevant ISO standards for medical devices interface in the software TMS 30i biochemistry analyzer - HL7
Information received on date March 12, 2021


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