the main goal of the program is defined by its name itself. That is
"Care". It means everything that has to do with health care (medical,
insurance systems, technical processes and devices, technology to
deliver, maintain, and monitor care, etc.). It is the so-called "holy grail"
of the project.
Example of health care orgs. are:
1. Insurance orgs.
2. Health consultancy
3. Health orgs or clubs
Example of health care services
1. Homes for the elderly
2. Special institutions for special health cases (psychiatry,
retarded people, disabled, etc.)
3. Ambulance transport
4. Mobile nursing for the elderly and needy.
Clinic can be placed in a category between hospitals and
health care services. A clinic can be seen as a hospital
with smaller dimensions. Some departments of a hospital
are not to be found in a clinic but the organizational and
internal processes are the same. The departments and
services which are not physically available in a clinic
are actually "not absent", they are just delegated to other
clinics, laboratories or hospitals (e.g. Pathology,
Magnetic res sonography, nursing beds, etc.)
Many modules of the current Care version can be used for
clinics for example:
1. Admission - the clinic has to admit patients
2. Medocs - the physician has to document diagnosis and therapy
3. Laboratories - the physician has to see the lab results
(the lab results can be entered by another remote clinic or
a private lab. This is possible if they are coordinating and
are networked together for example via internet)
4. Pharmacy - the clinic has to maintain inventory of medical
5. Medical Depot - the clinic has to maintain inverntory of
other materials in the clinic
Of course, to make Care optimally adapted to the special
characteristics of clinics, we have to build modules
specifically for clinic use (or modify the ones for hospital).
If you know somebody who can initiate the work on these
modules, please let us know. We are ready to assist in
> We know the the "main title" of the program is..."CARE 2002 Integrated
> Information System for Hospitals and Health Care Organizations and
> My notes:
> 1) What we can define literally for "Health Care Organizations and
> 2) Is this software for clinics too?
> I have this doubt, because i see the software only for "Integrated
> Information System for Hospitals" , maybe i wrong, but hospitals is the
> strong point. If there are other situations that we can use the
> software, this situations isn't clear for me in the software(i do not
> know if this or that modules is for hospital, clinics..etc). If is true,
> would be nice we define the type of application that we going to use,
> when we install the software. Like have pre-define modules for hospital,
> clinics and health care organization in the installation.
> I must know all this details , cause here, i believe that the software
> will be a big success, and i need to be prepared to answer all the
> question about the software.