COMPUTER SERVER ROOM
It would be appropriate to mention that Safdarjang Hospital with a bed capacity of 1531 is the first one amongst the Central Govt. Hospital in New Delhi to start the computerized activities like OPD slips & clinical reports etc.
In order to facilitate the IT related activities “Computer Server Room” was set up initially with one room in the 2nd floor of H-block Extension of this hospital in year 2005 and later it was shifted to its new location i.e 1st floor H-block Extn. Keeping the future needs in mind. The computerization of this hospital has started by computerizing OPD (registration), admission, clinical biochemistry, laboratory medicine.
The hospital presently has approximately 300 computers in use at various locations including department at heads & faculty members for research & educational use.
National informatics Centre (NIC) who were a part of the hospital technical advisory board since the beginning where approached with a request to solve the nagging issues. They were also requested to chalk out a feasibility plan for extension of HMIS services including LAN based internet services to all the sections of the hospital. NIC drew up a proposal which was forwarded to the ministry.
HOSPITAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (HIS):
Safdarjung had initiated implementation of IT in the hospital in 2005 by setting up a local area network of 26 nodes including the OPD (registration), admission, clinical biochemistry, laboratory medicine, casualty, radiology and medical stores complex block, admission & Enquiry and MRD ( a total of 534 nodes) for better patient care services and improved there is medical record management also a proposal to amalgate these phase II services with extension of similar services to the whole hospital including in patient care services with the help of NIC.
There is also a proposal for digitalization of the MRD Cases sheets/records for storage and easy retrieval. Once fully functional this could be merged with the Hospital HIS (Hospital Information System)/HMIS(Hospital Management Information System).
VMMC & Safdarjang Hospital had launched its website (www.vmmc-sjh.nic.in) which was inaugurated on 17.09.12 by the then Union Health Minister, Shri Shatrughan Sinha. The hospital Website (www.vmmc-sjh.nic.in) was redesigned & launched in July 2008 with the help of NIC and presently the website i.e updated regularly from the server room located within the hospital. In order to make the hospital website more friendly for the physically handicapped (level A of WCAG 2.0) as per the current GOI guidelines, the process has been initiated and the work order issued through NICSI and is expected to be launched within the next 6-8 weeks.
The present hospital website is interactive and the CMS (Content management System) rights rest with the Web Administrator, VMMC & Safdarjang Hospital. The website i.e updated at regular intervals and all information regarding tenders, interviews/recruitments and results etc. are posted on the site.
The hospital / college library has been provided with internet facility through a server and 20 thin clients during 2007-2008. In addition above 80 broad-band internet connections have been provided to individual departments to facilitate research and furthering education.
ACTIVITIES DURING LAST ONE YEAR:
In the past year, the hospital has been connected with the National Knowledge Commission / Network (NKN) through 1 Gbps internet connection NIC has been requested to undertake a gap analysis in order to activate the Phase-II of LAN services and to make provision for NKN internet services through LAN.
In addition, NIC is in the process of upgrading the proposal for HMIS forwarded to the Ministry of Health & F.W. and extending the LAN services to the rest of the Hospital complex.
The Server Room through the assistance of the technical team co-ordinates the computerized registration services, in patient records and generates the census of the out patient, in patient and other patient care and related data.
FACULTY / STAFF :
Head - Dr. D. Bhattacharya - Sr.CMO(SAGO)
Nodal Officer-IT &Web Admin.
Dr. Gaurav Arora - CMO(NFSG)
Dr(Mrs). Shweta Gupta- SMO
Mr. Sridhar. G - CO(Gr. 'B' Gazetted)
Mr. Saket Kumar- LDC
(As on 1.3.14)