Department of Information Technology
The Department of Information Technology (DIT) was established in 1st Aswin, 2065, to assist in fulfilling IOM’s main goal, which is to excel in Medical Education, Service and Research. In support of the Institute of Medicine’s mission, the Information Technology Department promotes, develops delivers and facilitates the use of information technology services and resources in IOM. The need for this department in IOM is to update data such as, Patients, Research and advances in Medicine. In this age of Global Village, the need to excel in one’s own objectives is assisted only by information technology.
DIT helps all the faculties and staffs of IOM who are interested in all matters of medical information. It provides services like Faculty room which is also a business center with all IT facilities, it has video conferencing room which has been conduct telemedicine, teleconsultation and tele conferencing. It also provides cheap, fast internet connection to all the departments and staff via LAN and wireless service. There is complete WiFi coverage in TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj Medical Campus and IOM. It also provides free internet and HINARI service in the library for all students and staffs.
To help general population in the quest of medical services in the rural areas, where the health post are not available, DIT provides Tele-medicine advice service in collaboration with SMART Telecom.
It can also be used as a forum for discussion among doctors.
IOM–DIT being the provider of central information technology services to Institute of Medicine. IOM DIT primary areas of responsibility are:
> The Institute’s Internet connectivity
> Universal – in the IOM compound
- Web infrastructure and web page development
- Information technology support to all departments
> Hardware Support
> Software Support
> Computers and associated equipments
- Help faculties and students in their power point presentations
- The Institute data network
> Save data of the institute
> To make TUTH a paperless hospital
> Information Security
> Promoting international cooperation with various agencies via teleconferencing.
IOM-DIT Governance Council
- Dean - Chairman
- All Asst. Deans - Member
- Executive Director of TUTH
- Campus Chief, Maharajgunj Campus
- Campus Chief of Nursing Campus
- Director of Medical Education Department
- Director of Research Department
- Expert from Engineering Institute
- Senior Administrative Officer Deans Office
- Director IOM-DIT - Member Secretary