Electronic Medical Records in Healthcare

U.S. Department HHS (2022)

Electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHRs) are often used interchangeably. An EMR allows the electronic entry, storage, and maintenance of digital medical data. EHR contains the patient’s records from doctors and includes demographics, test results, medical history, history of present illness (HPI), and medications. EMRs are part of EHRs and contain the following:

  • Patient registration, billing, preventive screenings, or checkups
  • Patient appointment and scheduling
  • Tracking patient data over time
  • Monitoring and improving overall quality of care

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20. Mai 2022

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