A Study On Utility of Web-Based Drug Warehouse Management System (E-Aushadhi) In A Peripheral Hospital of Metropolitan City of Maharashtra

Authors

  • Bhanupriya Pande ACPM Medical College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
  • Sandeep Mishra Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Subashri Dhanusu Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55489/njcm.131220222478

Keywords:

E-aushadhi, drug warehouse, e-pharmacy, drug procurement

Abstract

Introduction: An E-Aushadhi management system based on database was introduced in urban health centre for managing stock outs. This study was conducted to assess utility of web-based drug warehouse management system in a peripheral hospital.

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess the perceived benefits and difficulties by health care providers expected in introducing a web-based Supply Chain Management System (E-aushadhi) and to identify the factors which will govern successful transition from current system of drug logistics management to web-based system.

Methods and materials: In this study Focus Group Discussion was conducted with the staff members of an urban health centre who were working on a similar web-based platforms. There are four teams each comprising 3-5 members.

Results: Themes and subthemes were made based on the transcripts analysed. It is perceived that with introduction of web-based drug warehouse system, accuracy of the data can be well assured as manual errors can be reduced a lot. Quality of stock maintenance will increase and will prevent stock outs

Conclusion: The accuracy and transparency of drug stock maintenance will be increased while technical challenges such as internet availability, technician availability and training of personnel are perceived barriers.

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2022-12-31

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Pande B, Mishra S, Dhanusu S. A Study On Utility of Web-Based Drug Warehouse Management System (E-Aushadhi) In A Peripheral Hospital of Metropolitan City of Maharashtra. Natl J Community Med [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 31 [cited 2023 Feb. 4];13(12):858-63. Available from: https://njcmindia.com/index.php/file/article/view/2478

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