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    Electronic Medical/Health Records (EMR/EHR)

    An EMR (electronic medical record) is generally defined as the electronic systems providers use to store patients' health information. These have replaced the paper records that providers traditionally used. An EMR contains data gathered from a variety of clinical services, including laboratory data, pharmacy data, patient registration data, radiology data, surgical procedures, clinic and inpatient notes, preventive care delivery, emergency department visits, billing information, and so on. Read more here. Source: AHRQ