PHMS Tutorial

The aim of this tutorial is to allow you to understand the purpose of PHMS, to use its basic functionality to enter data as well as to allow you to fetch basic reports. Everyone using or planning to use PHMS should read this tutorial to become familiar with the software. You should allow a few hours to read the tutorial and become familiar with the software.

This tutorial is divided into four parts. The first part deals with basic concepts behind the use of the database. Everyone must read and understand this section to use the database successfully. The second deals with data entry and data integrity checks included in the software. We will go through examples of data entry and its various pitfalls. The third section is an overview of various available reports with examples. In the final section, we conclude with cleanup of the database such that other people may go through this tutorial.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this tutorial, please contact your email support address

Expected Problems

All expected error messages are listed in the Common Problems and Solutions page of this manual.

Unexpected Problems

If you receive an unexpected error message (ie. not an expected error message), copy it down exactly and email your technical support. We will attempt to assist you.