Hospital Management System

Our project Hospital Management system includes registration of patients, storing
their details into the system, and also computerized billing in the pharmacy, and labs. Our
software has the facility to give a unique id for every patient and stores the details of every
patient and the staff automatically. It includes a search facility to know the current status of
each room. User can search availability of a doctor and the details of a patient using the id.
The Hospital Management System can be entered using a username and
password. It is accessible either by an administrator or receptionist. Only they can add data
into the database. The data can be retrieved easily. The interface is very user-friendly. The
data are well protected for personal use and makes the data processing very fast.
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The purpose of the project entitled as “HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM” is to
computerize the Front Office Management of Hospital to develop software which is user
friendly, simple, fast, and cost – effective. It deals with the collection of patient’s
information, diagnosis details, etc. Traditionally, it was done manually.
The main function of the system is to register and store patient details and doctor
details and retrieve these details as and when required, and also to manipulate these details
meaningfully System input contains patient details, diagnosis details; while system output is
to get these details on to the CRT screen.
1. Efficiently maintains the details about the patient
2. Simultaneously updates changes made to any data, item in the entire data base.
3. It is faster than manual system
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The goal of any system development is to develop and implement the system cost
effectively; user-friendly and most suited to the user’s analysis is the heart of the process.
Analysis is the study of the various operations performed by the system and their relationship
within and outside of the system. During analysis, data collected on the files, decision points
and transactions handled by the present system. Different kinds of tools are used in analysis
of which interview is a common one.
The first step in system development life cycle is the identification of need of change
to improve or enhance an existing system. An initial investigation on existing system was
carried out. The present system of hospital is completely manual. Many problems were
identified during the initial study of the existing system.
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System analysis is a detailed study of the various operations performed by a system
and their relationships within and outside of the system. Here the key question is – What all
problems exist in the present system? What must be done to solve the problem? Analysis
begins when a user or manager begins a study of the program using existing system.
During analysis, data collected on the various files, decision points and transactions
handled by the present system. The commonly used tools in the system are Data Flow
Diagram, interviews, etc. training, experience and common sense are required for collection
of relevant information needed to develop the system. The success of the system depends
largely on how clearly the problem is defined, thoroughly investigated and properly carried
out through the choice of solution. A good analysis model should provide not only the
mechanisms of problem understanding but also the framework of the solution. Then the
proposed system should be analyzed thoroughly in accordance with the needs.
System analysis can be categorized into four parts.
 System planning and initial investigation
 Information gathering
 Applying analysis tools for structured analysis
 Feasibility study
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 Cost/benefit analysis
The drawback of the existing system is that it is very difficult to retrieve data from case files.
It is difficult to handle the whole system manually and it is less accurate and to keep the data
in case files for future reference because it may get destroyed. Moreover it is very difficult to
retrieve data. Redundancy of data may occur and this may lead to the inconsistency. The
manual system is so time-consuming.
The proposed system is very easy to operate. Speed and accuracy are the main
advantages of proposed system. There is no redundancy of data. The data are stored in the
computer’s secondary memories like hard disk, etc. it can be easily receive and used at any
time. The proposed system will easily handle all the data and the work done by the existing
systems. The proposed systems eliminate the drawbacks of the existing system to a great
extent and it provides tight security to data.
Windows XP is a line of operating systems developed by Microsoft for use on general
purpose computer systems, including home and business desktops, notebook computers and
media centers. The letters ‘XP’ stand for experience. Windows XP is the successor to both
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Windows 2000 and Windows Me and is first consumer oriented operating system produced
by Microsoft to be built on the Windows NT kernel and architecture.
The most common editions of operating systems are Windows XP home edition,
which is targeted at home users, and Windows XP professional, which has additional features
such as, support for Windows server domain and two physical processors and is targeted at
power users and business clients. Windows XP Tablet PC edition is designed to run the inkaware
Tablet PC platform. Two separate 64 bit versions of Windows XP were also released,
Windows XP 64 bit edition for IA-64(Itanium) processors and Windows XP Professional x64
edition for x86-64 processors.
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DFD for Login Module
DFD for Billing process
Password Verifying User
Name and
Enter Administrator/User
Login File
Sales process
Stock File
Billing process
Quotation Details
Item Code
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Purchase Details DFD.
User Process
Medicine File
Stock File
Item code, Qty
Quotation Details
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Employee s On Department
Dept number
Emp- Number
Patient ed by
Patient ID
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Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
Visual Basic 6.0 is Microsoft’s latest version of the Visual Basic Programming
language. Although writing programs can be a tedious chore at time. Visual Basic reduces
the effort required on your part, and makes programming enjoyable. Visual Basic makes
many aspects of programming as simple as dragging graphics objects on to screen with your
Visual Basic 6.0 is more than just a programming language; the secret to Visual Basic
is in its name” Visual”. With to days Windows Operating System, a program must be able to
interact with the screen. Keyboard, mouse and printer graphically.
The environment provided by Visual Basic is suitable for any type of application.
Using this environment, the user can visually design the objects that your application uses.
Visual Basic is not just a languages, it’s an integrated development environment in which
you can develop, run, test and debug your applications. The impressive array of
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programming resources provided by Visual Basic enables to create the objects
extemporaneously which can range from pop-up menu to a message box.
A form is a major part of Visual Basic application, which allows the user to enter the
data as well as view the result. A control is an object that we draw on a form to enable or
enhance user interaction with an application. Hence a Visual Basic application is a
combination of object like forms and controls, procedures that can respond to Events and
other general-purpose procedures.
Event procedures are where we do the actual computer programming and are saved
with the form in the file with the frm extension. These procedures are where we write
BASIC language statements. You will learn a lot of programming and BASIC language in
this course. The BASIC you will learn is very similar to the original BASIC used by Bill
Gates and Paul Allen when starting Microsoft.
Parts of the Visual Basic Program
Event processor
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Visual Basic is more than just a computer language. It is a project building
environment. Within this one environment, we can begin and build our project, run and test
our project, eliminate errors (if any) in our project, and save our project for future use. With
other computer languages, many times you need a separate text editor to write your program,
something called a compiler to create the program, and then a different area to test your
program. Visual Basic integrates each step of the project building process into one
environment. Let’s look at the parts of the Visual Basic environment.
Features of Visual Basic:
1. Good User Interface.
2. OLE Features.
3. Windows API Features.
4. 32 bit Programming Languages.
5. Data Management
6. Online Help
7. Data Access.
Areas of Application
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The term "Personal Programming" refers to the idea that, wherever you work, whatever you
do, you can expand your computer's usefulness by writing applications to use in your own
job. Personal Programming is what Visual Basic is all about.
Using Visual Basic's tools, you quickly translate an abstract idea into a program design you
can actually see on the screen. VB encourages you to experiment, revise, correct, and
network your design until the new project meets your requirements. However, most of all, it
inspires your imagination and creativity.
Visual Basic is ideal for developing applications that run in the new Windows 95 operating
system. VB presents a 3-step approach for creating programs:
1. Design the appearance of your application.
2. Assign property settings to the objects of your program.
3. Write the code to direct specific tasks at runtime.
Visual Basic can and is used in a number of different areas, for example:
 Education
 Research
 Medicine
 Business
 Commerce
 Marketing and Sales
 Accounting
 Consulting
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 Law
 Science
Microsoft Access 2003.
Microsoft Access is the default database of Microsoft Visual Basic. Microsoft
Access 2003 provides many new features that make working with data and designing a
database even easier. Microsoft Access Database is a collection of data and objects related to
particular topic or purpose. Microsoft Access Database may contain tables; queries, forms,
reports, macros modules and shortcuts top data access pages.
Microsoft Access is a Relational Database Management System. Using Access we
can organize our data according to subject and can store information about how different
subject are related. In general MS-Access database can have several small tables.
Microsoft Office Access, previously known as Microsoft Access, is a relational database
management system from Microsoft that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database
Engine with a graphical user interface and software development tools. It is a member of the
2007 Microsoft Office system.
Access can use data stored in Access/Jet, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or any ODBCcompliant
data container (including MySQL and PostgreSQL). Skilled software developers
and data architects use it to develop application software. Relatively unskilled programmers
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and non-programmer "power users" can use it to build simple applications. It supports some
object-oriented techniques but falls short of being a fully object-oriented development tool.
Access was also the name of a communications program from Microsoft, meant to compete
with ProComm and other programs. This proved a failure and was dropped. Years later
Microsoft reused the name for its database software.
Access is used by small businesses, within departments of large corporations, and by hobby
programmers to create ad hoc customized desktop systems for handling the creation and
manipulation of data. Access can be used as a database for basic web based applications
hosted on Microsoft's Internet Information Services and utilizing Microsoft Active Server
Pages ASP. Most typical web applications should use tools like ASP/Microsoft SQL Server
or the LAMP stack.
Some professional application developers use Access for rapid application development,
especially for the creation of prototypes and standalone applications that serve as tools for
on-the-road salesmen. Access does not scale well if data access is via a network, so
applications that are used by more than a handful of people tend to rely on Client-Server
based solutions. However, an Access "front end" (the forms, reports, queries and VB code)
can be used against a host of database back ends, including JET (file-based database engine,
used in Access by default), Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and any other ODBC-compliant
One of the benefits of Access from a programmer's perspective is its relative compatibility
with SQL (structured query language) —queries may be viewed and edited as SQL
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statements, and SQL statements can be used directly in Macros and VBA Modules to
manipulate Access tables. Users may mix and use both VBA and "Macros" for programming
forms and logic and offers object-oriented possibilities.
MSDE (Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine) 2000, a mini-version of MS SQL Server
2000, is included with the developer edition of Office XP and may be used with Access as an
alternative to the Jet Database Engine.
Unlike a modern RDBMS, the Access and the Jet Engine implements database triggers and
stored procedures in a non-standard way. Stored Procedures are implemented in VBA, and
Triggers are only available from embedded Forms. Both Triggers and Stored procedures are
only available to applications built completely within the Access database management
system. Client applications built with VB or C++ are not able to access these features.
Starting in MS Access 2003 (Jet 4.0), there is a new syntax for creating queries with
parameters, in a way that looks like creating stored procedures, but these procedures are still
limited to one statement per procedure. Microsoft Access does allow forms to contain code
that is triggered as changes are made to the underlying table (as long as the modifications are
done only with that form), and it is common to use pass-through queries and other techniques
in Access to run stored procedures in RDBMSs that support these.
In ADP files (supported in MS Access 2003 and later), the database-related features are
entirely different, because this type of file connects to a MSDE or Microsoft SQL Server,
instead of using the Jet Engine. Thus, it supports the creation of nearly all objects in the
underlying server (tables with constraints and triggers, views, stored procedures and UDF-s).
However, only forms, reports, macros and modules are stored in the ADP file (the other
objects are stored in the back-end database).
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The HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM is a great improvement over the manual system
using case fields and paper. The computerization of the system has sped up the process. In
the current system, the front office managing is very slow. The hospital managing system
was thoroughly checked and tested with dummy data and thus is found to be very reliable.
 It is fast, efficient and reliable
 Avoids data redundancy and inconsistency
 Very user-friendly
 Easy accessibility of data
 Number of personnel required is considerably less
 Provides more security and integrity to data
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The proposed system is Hospital Management System. We can enhance this system by
including more facilities like billing system, inpatient room allotment for the admitted
patients and the stock details of medicines in the pharmacy. Providing such features enable
the users to include more comments into the system.
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