EMR is a brief overview of the patient's medical history.
The EHR is a more comprehensive report of the patient's overall health.
An EMR is primarily used by providers for diagnosis and treatment.
An EHR is primarily used by providers for diagnosis and treatment.
EMR is not designed to be shared outside of individual practice.
EHR is designed to share patient information with authorized providers and employees of multiple organizations.
EMR allows the patient's medical information to be taken with them to specialists, laboratories, imaging facilities and emergency rooms.
EHR allows a patient's medical information to be carried with them across state lines with specialists, laboratories, imaging facilities and pharmacies.
The term electronic health record (EHR) is the most common term used to describe the process of capturing, storing and accessing a patient's electronic medical records.
The terms electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) were interchangeable.
EMR deals with the boundaries of a practitioner or a health office.
EHR deals with sharing of documents of different providers.
EHR is a comprehensive approach to the overall health status of the patient.