Medicine Man­age­ment Sys­tem be­ing in­tro­duced in teach­ing hos­pi­tals

Pakistan Observer - - LAHORE CITY -

SALIM AHMED LAHORE—Medicine Man­age­ment Sys­tem is be­ing in­tro­duced in all teach­ing hos­pi­tals of Pun­jab through which mat­ters re­lated to pro­cure­ment of medicines, qual­ity check and pre­scrip­tion would be mon­i­tored. Clin­i­cal phar­ma­cists would also be ap­pointed in the teach­ing hos­pi­tals.

It was stated by Sec­re­tary Spe­cial­ized Health­care & Med­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion Na­jam Ah­mad Shah while chair­ing the meet­ing to fi­nal­ize the ar­range­ments for the launch­ing of Medicines Man- age­ment Sys­tem on Thurs­day. He said that this sys­tem would be launched ini­tially in five se­lected teach­ing hos­pi­tals as a pi­lot project. He said that clin­i­cal phar­ma­cists would also be ap­pointed in the teach­ing hos­pi­tals who would as­sist clin­i­cians in pre­scrib­ing medicines to the pa­tients.

Sec­re­tary Health di­rected that ini­tially this sys­tem should be in­tro­duced in Gov­ern­ment Shah­dra Teach­ing Hos­pi­tal on ex­per­i­men­tal ba­sis and af­ter that five se­lected teach­ing hos­pi­tals would be in­cluded in the sys­tem.

Na­jam Ah­mad Shah said that Chief Min­is­ter Pun­jab Muham­mad She­hbaz Sharif has is­sued clear di­rec­tions to en­sure pro­vi­sion of qual­ity medicines to the pa­tients.

He fur­ther said that ac­cord­ing to the vi­sion of Chief Min­is­ter, the Medicine Man­age­ment Sys­tem is be­ing launched in the hos­pi­tals to en­sure pro­cure­ment of qual­ity medicines, un­in­ter­rupted pro­vi­sion of medicines to the pa­tients and to en­sure ef­fi­cient use of funds of bil­lions of ru­pees al­lo­cated for pro­cure­ment of medicines. The whole in­fra­struc­ture of Medicine Man­age­ment Sys­tem would be IT-based for en­sur­ing trans­parency at all lev­els.

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