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HSD NOVA-FM for Medical Technology and Facility Management in hospitals

NOVA-FM is an IWM/CAFM System that offers all respective modules for technical, economic, and infrastructural facility management in hospitals. Here you will find all important modules for the requirements in hospitals as add-on to the Facility Management solution.

For decades, one of our core skills has been software development for Medical Technology. The special requirements in hospitals within the general facility management include equipment and medical device management, testing and measuring, and instructions to medical devices for hospital staff. All of these performance features are fully integrated in NOVA-FM for the entire Facility Management.

Testing and measuring is one of our specialties. All well-established testing systems are integrated in NOVA.

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Equipment and Device Management

NOVA provides all features for a responsible and flexible device management. All information about a device is shown in a clearly-arranged tree structure. Any kind of facility can be allocated to any equipment or device. The heart of this module is device catalogues to manage devices according to requirements of medical technology. Here, you can organize all due dates for testing, maintenance, safety messages, and instructions for staff.

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Testing and Measuring

The maintenance management of NOVA supports the planning, performance, and supervision of testing as well as maintenance activities and inspections for medical devices. All required due dates for testing can be assigned to each device for use internally or by service providers. You always have a good overview of terms and deadlines. We can provide EU test procedures. The following test systems are integrated: Bender, Gossen Metrawatt, Metlog, Rigel Medical und S.P.L. Elektronik .

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Instructions to Medical Devices

NOVA provides for a clearly-arranged mask to record all training sessions and instructions for each person who uses medical devices on patients. You get a quick overview by a matrix that show, for example, a respective device and all persons who have or have not been instructed on this device. A completed instruction can be printed-out for signing. Signed PDFs can be assigned by drag and drop.

Modern Facility Management aided by NOVA

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Decades of Experience - The Latest Technology

NOVA-FM is the 4th software generation of HSD and combines our decades of experience with the latest technology. HSD is a Microsoft Certified Partner.

Our software offers all respective modules for the technical, economic, and infrastructural facility management of hospitals and all other industries certified by the German Facility Management Association GEFMA.

NOVA offers users totally new options for carrying out their daily work easily and efficiently using the latest development tools. The software is database independent: It runs on MS-SQL and Postgre-SQL and on all devices. Our native NOVA Apps are available from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

NOVA ensures high performance and was designed for large volumes of data. You can customize your individual mask with the help of easy-to-use tools and benefit from NOVA’s great flexibility. The software is also completely update-proof. Our reporting tools, including interactive dashboards, provide you with detailed information in real time.

All Modules for Medical Technology and Facility Management from A-Z

Building Maintenance
CAD Viewer and Editor
Car Pool
Cleaning Management
Contract Management
Cost Management
Construction Projects
Customer Management
Data Field Editor
Document Management

Equipment + Device Management
Energy Management
Floor Management
Inventory Management
Job Safety
Key Management
Legend Editor
Mask Designer
Materials Management
Media Circles
Mobile Solution

Order + Maintenance Management
Organization Management
Parking Lot Management
Project Management
Real Estate Management
Relocation Management
Rental Management
Report Designer
Risk Assessment
Room Compendium

Service Center Help Desk
Service Management
Staff Planning
Testing + Measuring
Testing Steps
Testing Systems
Tree Cadaster
Warranty Management
Waste Management
Workplace Management
Workflow Manager

Working Mobile - Web Solutions - Native Apps

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Web Solutions - Mobile Client - Offline Client

NOVA is one integrated application for all clients. Mobile Client and NOVA App as well as Web Client and Offline Client enable the availability of all important data on all devices such as notebooks, tablets and smart phones. Some of our customers already use NOVA as an all-web solution.

The most important performance features

  • View and process new orders from anywhere
  • Record a new error message with direct access to your smart phone camera
  • Documentation of tests via check-lists and instructions to devices
  • Overview of device master data, including evaluations by pre-build reports
  • The offline client offers complete or selected data, which allows you to work without being connected to a server. The data will be replicated automatically as soon you are connected to the server
  • The web client needs only a browser to retrieve data from the Windows client
  • The web client provides all features of the Windows client, which offer some additional comfort and admin features
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NOVA Apps – easy to handle native Apps from NOVA-FM for modern Facility Management – is available for download from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

At a glance:

  • Initial configuration of server access data via QR code possible
  • Offline functionality
  • Display of messages and orders
  • Message acquisition, photo upload, and scanning of bar codes and QR codes for respective properties
  • Acceptance of messages and orders
  • Convert message to order
  • Recording of processing based on messages and orders
  • Processing of tests based on orders
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NOVA Service Center - Web Portal

The NOVA Service Center is a web portal for the needs of your entire staff. You can create error messages and check status, document instructions to devices, view device master data, and much more. A user-friendly interface ensures easy handling.

The most important performance features:

  • Messages and fault ticketing
  • Documentation of instructions
  • Device information
  • Orders
  • Due dates, testing

Decades of experience – The latest technology

One single integrated Application

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NOVA is an integrated application for all clients: Windows, web, mobile and offline client. That means that all entries/changes must be performed only once. The web client provides for almost all features as the Windows client.

Flexible Customizing, Update-proof

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NOVA offers you the flexibility to customize your user interface. Modifications can be made quickly and easily with the help of innovative features such as Mask Designer, Data Field Editor, Legend Editor, and Work Flow Manager. The Work Flow Manager enables the creation of highly individual work flows. Despite all these features, the software remains update-proof.

Modern User Interfaces

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As a Microsoft Certified Partner, we orientate ourselves to MS Office products. The interfaces of our software solutions are user-friendly and intuitive to handle, thereby ensuring a high degree of user acceptance.

Reporting, interactive Dashboards

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NOVA offers a modern report design that enables the automatic generation of professional reports, tables, graphics, and documents of any type of data. Generated reports can be exported as .xls or .pdf, sent via e-mail, or shown directly in a presentation mode. The interactive NOVA dashboard is a high-tech reporting tool for all kinds of reports. Critical processes and projects as well as ordinary data can be summarized in a clear and concrete manner. Of course, via real time data.

Interfaces to integrated Systems

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HSD has many years of experience in developing interfaces to many important systems such as SAP, CAD, Outlook, hospital information systems, import and export interfaces, and many more.

Workflow Manager

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The NOVA Workflow Manager supports the individualization of business processes. You can shape processes by graphics and link them with system functions. Work flows can then be carried-out in an event- or time-driven manner. Within the work flow, you can combine various kinds of process controls such as intersections and loops with internal or external functions and preconditions.

BIM Building Modeling Information

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We develop tools to integrate Building Information Modeling (BIM) features in NOVA in order to support the generation and management of digital and physical representations of the functional characteristics of buildings.

IOT Internet of Things

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NOVA supports IoT technology in various ways (dataset exchange via NOVA Web Api, data exchange by CSV data, and transmission by e-mail, including automatic import to NOVA). This ensures maximum security.


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A couple of HSD people are specialized in blockchain systems. Using the NOVA Connector, information can be stored in a cloud and read out: IoT (internet of things) information or previous data from the blockchain. With the help of blockchain technology, the entire life-cycle of a building or installation can be documented in an audit-compliant manner and according to legal requirements.

NOVA Hosting solutions available in accordance with European GDPR