eAlert mimics a manual lab register. It sends test results via a text message, to the patient, physician and authorized care-givers, the moment the results are entered in the tablet.
Lab Result Alert System is used for timely delivery of lab results to health providers and their supervisors. Lab Result Alert system can be installed in any terminal (desktop computer) kept in a lab. End-Users (mainly lab technicians) enter contact details of patients along with patient lab results. After the entered details are saved into the terminal, the information is sent through internet to a central reporting system. An SMS gateway sends SMS messages to concerned health workers. Decrease in turnaround time to deliver laboratory test results to the TB suspect/patient and to the concerned health staff. There are many advantages of this system – It decreases turnaround time of lab test results delivery to the concerned health workers. It decreases in delay in enrolling patients in DOTS, which minimizes chances of transfer of infection through early enrollment in DOTS.