GNU Health/Patient Appointment and Admission Management
From the main menu of Health you have the possibility to get into Appointments.
This section allows you to see the list of all the appointments created with all the information of each one:
- Appointment ID
- Type of Appointment
- Level of Emergency
- Health Professional
- Health Center
All the information that you input in this section will be reflected in the Patient area so the doctor will have a better and complete idea of the patient clinical history.
This is the view of all the appointments that have been recorded in the system.
Specific view of an appointment.
From the Patient we can see all the appointments related to each one.
From the main menu you will have access to the Hospitalization area. From here you will manage any kind of action related to the patient’s admission / discharge to/from the Hospital.
When you create a new Hospitalization there are different tabs that will help you gather more information:
Administrative Data: in this section you can enter all the administrative information related to the patient admission.
Nutrition: this section is part of the new version of GNU Health. It helps the hospital center to know more about the patient’s diet, belief etc. etc.
Medication: all the information entered here is related to medication during the admission (indication, treatment period, dosage etc. etc.).
Care Plan: you will input all the data about nursing plan and discharge plan.
Now, in order to continue with the hospitalization process, you need to assign a bed to the patient. In this section, the pop up window will display all the beds in the center and their current status (free, occupied, reserved …).
Once the bed is chosen the system will give you the option to confirm the admission and, if there is not error, the status will change to “confirmed”.
It is important to emphasize that at this point if we check the beds section, this particular bed we just assigned will have a status of “reserved” and that it will change into “occupied” at the moment that we confirm the admission.