EHR - EHR An EHR(electronic health record system...

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EHR : An EHR (electronic health record system) describes (at least as of today) a longitudinal record of patients' health healthcare - from cradle to grave. It combines both the information about patient contacts with primary healthcare as well as subsets of information associated with the outcomes of periodic care whether held in EMRs, CPR's or other information systems Electronic Record: Benefits What information is included in an EHR? The Electronic Health Record (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 and radiology reports. The EHR automates and streamlines the clinician's workflow. The EHR has the ability to generate a complete record of a clinical patient encounter - as well as supporting other care-related activities directly or indirectly via interface - including evidence-based decision support, quality management, and outcomes reporting. electronic record has significant advantages : 1. It allows for simultaneous, remote access to patient data by all authorized providers. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course 101 melissa jo taught by Professor Acc101 during the Spring '11 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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