The IS&T Department manages and maintains the Hospital Information System (HIS) for the KFAFH and the Satellite Clinics along with IS&T services.
The Information System & Technology Department performs three major roles:
Provision of hardware and networking services;
Provision of software implementation and support;
Provision of hospital activity information reporting
The provision of hardware and networking services is achieved through the following hardware: 550 PCs each connected to a network with CAT5 UTP and Fiber optics cables. All cables are inter-connected to a central switch via 40 switches and hubs at speeds of 10MB to 100MB. Three (3) Satellite Clinics are connected to the Hospital via leased telephone lines. At the core of the department are several servers running Novell, NT4 and UNIX.
The software support and implementation is focused around the OASIS hospital information support system. This is a fully integrated information system that deals with administrative functions as well as patient and clinical functions.
The provision of hospital activity information reporting is concerned with collection of monthly hospital activity statistics and production of activity reports for MSD (Riyadh), Hospital Management and departments. Ad-hoc reports are also produced for departments or individuals.
To implement digital systems; develop more features in HIS; improve accuracy rate of information; provide better service; upgrade and manage equipment in the hospital sites; all network-enabled equipment to be connected to a centralized and managed systems; a central portal for easy access and collaboration of information between all departments; develop an updated, enhanced, and beneficial website.
- Our Vision