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EHR

Electronic health record (EHR) is also known as the electronic patient record, electronic medical record, or computerized patient record. An EHR is a “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.” International Social Security Association. (n.d.). Information and communication technology- Guideline 92 electronic health record system. Retrieved June 2, 2021, from https://ww1.issa.int/guidelines/ict/180156

Synonyms
EHRs
Electronic health record
Electronic health records
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2021