HIPaR - Solution Overview

Some of the challenges related to the drugs seen in the healthcare industry are:.

  1. Miscommunication of drug orders.
    • Confusion Over drugs with similar names.
    • Confusion based on prescription labeling.
  2. Lack of proper drug information.
  3. Incomplete patient information.
  4. Ordering a medication for a patient with known allergies to that drug.
  5. Current medications could adversely react with the new medication.
  6. Persons with special health concerns or conditions.
  7. Wrongmedicationor thewrong dosages.
  8. "At least 1.5 million Americans are sickened, injured or killed each year by errors in prescribing, dispensing and taking medications"

    "Mistakes in giving drugs are so prevalent in hospitals that, on average, a patient will be subjected to a medication error each day he or she occupies a hospital bed".

  9. The above challenges could be tackled using:

The physical staying knowledgeable and up-to-date about the medications she is prescribing

  1. Drug-drug interactions.
  2. Drug-food interactions.
  3. Drug-Lab interactions etc.

A pharmacist dispensing the correct drug in correct doses

Nurses knowing enough about medications to identify inaccurate prescriptions or dangerous drug combinations

Consistently updated drug knowledge-base

Drug knowledge-base availability to individuals/patients for cross-referencing

HIPaR is a next generation comprehensive drug knowledgebase system designed to enhance the quality of prescription decision making . HIPaR offers complete drug related information such as drug dosage, route of administartion,side effects,indications,contradiction,drug-drug interaction,drug-lab interactions and drug-food interactions.

HIPaR follows international codes that make it easy to integrate into other clinic/hospital management software .It can also be shared across networks in hospitals,organizations and academic institutions etc. HIPaR standalone CD based application is HIPaR Doctor.

HIPaR Features
  1. Brand Search
  2. Generic Search
  3. Indications
  4. Contra-Indications
  5. Adverse Reactions/Side effects
  6. Drug-Drug Interaction
  7. Drug-Lab Modification
  8. Alternate Brands
  9. Dosage
  10. Route of administartion
  11. Precautions and Warnings
  12. Search by Disease(ICD)
  13. Mechanism of action
  14. Drug DB administration-Add,modify,block etc
  15. Pharmacokinetics
  16. ATC
  17. MRP
  18. Retail Packing
HIPaR Offerings
HIPaR Value Propositions
  1. Provides three dimensional benefits ? clinical, financial and institutionalization of drug knowledge
  2. Implements coding systems such as ATC and ICD-10
  3. Integratesinto other Clinical/ Hospital Information systems software
  4. Enables into sharing the drug knowledge across networks in hospitals, organizations and academic institutions etc.
  5. Search drugs by categories such as
    • Generic Name
    • Brand Name
    • ATC Classification
    • Information on alternative brands
    • Various aspects
  6. Comprehensive
  7. HIPaRDrug Knowledgebase volume
    • 14,557 Brands
    • 4,065 Generics
    • 25,669 Items
    • 7,304 Drug Indications
    • 9,845 Side effects
HIPaR Product Systems