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EHR

Electronic health record (EHR) is also known as the electronic patient record, electronic medical record, or computerized patient record. The International Social Security Association defines EHR as “longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting. Included in this information are patient demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data, diagnoses and treatment, medications, allergies, immunizations as well as radiology images and laboratory results.”

Synonyms
EHRs
Electronic health record
Electronic health records
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2020