Electronic medical record

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) refers to an automated, on-line medical record containing clinical and demographic information about a patient that is available to providers, ancillary service departments, pharmacies, and others involved in patient treatment or care.

EMRs may contain administrative and billing data, patient demographics, progress notes, vital signs, medical histories, diagnoses, medications, immunization records, allergies, radiology images, laboratory and other test results, and much more.

Sourced From
NCImetathesaurus
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Glossary

Synonyms:
EMR; Electronic Health Record; EHR
« Back to Glossary Index