Basic Hospital Information Management Application

Bhima is a free, open source accounting and hospital information management system (HIMS) tailored for rural hospitals in Africa. We are an international team based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


The finance modules in BHIMA provide the core of the application.

  1. Overview
  2. Core Concepts
  3. Cost Centers
  4. Accounts
  5. Fiscal Years
  6. Bookkeeping
    1. Patient Invoices
    2. Cash Payments
    3. Voucher Transactions
  7. Ledgers
    1. Posting Journal
    2. Trial Balance
    3. General Ledger
    4. Account Statement
  8. Reports
    1. Profit and Loss Statement
    2. Cashflow
  9. Support Modules
    1. Cashbox Management