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electronic health record

A computerised record of a person's health “transactions” in the UK, collated from summaries of individual electronic patient records and other relevant data. The ultimate goal is that every person in the UK will have a lifelong, data-protected EHR from birth to death, which will “travel” with them even if they change doctor or move around the country; EHRs will eventually replace paper patient records.

electronic medical record

Computerized Pt record Informatics An evolving computer-based document containing various forms of Pt data routed through a health care system. See Panel.

e·lec·tron·ic med·i·cal re·cord

(EMR) (ĕ-lek-tron'ik med'i-kăl rek'ŏrd)
A computerized (i.e., digitized) system for maintaining patient health information that generally includes patients' presenting (chief) complaints, history of prior illnesses, prior diagnostic testing, and prior medical treatments. Electronic records are used as a substitute for the traditional paper medical record; material is easier to access and update.
Synonym(s): electronic health record.

electronic medical record

Abbreviation: EMR
A computerized database that typically includes demographic, past medical and surgical, preventive, laboratory and radiographic, and drug information about a patient. It is the repository for active notations about a patient's health. Most EMRs also contain billing and insurance information and other accounting tools.
Synonym: electronic health record
See also: record
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