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Electronic Health Record

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)Health Information Management Software

What’s the difference between EHRS and EMR?

From Paper Files to Electronic Recordkeeping The landscape of American healthcare has undergone a significant transformation, with the shift from paper files to digital records. Despite initial resistance, healthcare providers across the country, including doctor's offices, clinics, hospitals, and nursing facilities, have embraced this change. The federal government has invested billions of dollars in the necessary software, hardware, and training to facilitate this transition. However, this government-mandated shift to electronic record systems has not been without its share of confusion, particularly in the terminology used. Terms like Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) are often used interchangeably…
Emily Beaman
July 13, 2023