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What is Electronic Health Record (EHR and also Electronic Health Registry)

Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine
See also electronic patient registry, medical electronic record. This is the creation of digital information, its storing, management, transmission, access, modification and use across a health care unit, several units or even a whole system of health care. In its basic generic form, the definition of EHR, according to the document ISO/TR 20514:2005 of the ISO – International Standards Organization, can be stated as followed: “repository of information regarding the health status of a subject of care, in computer processable form” ( ISO 2005 ).
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Opportunities and Challenges for Electronic Health Record: Concepts, Costs, Benefits, and Regulation
Marc Jacquinet (Universidade Aberta, Portugal) and Henrique Curado (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal)
Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9978-6.ch075
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