What is an Electronic Medical Record or EMR?

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An electronic medical record is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. It encompasses the medical and treatment history of the patient in one provider’s office. Specifically, it can contain patient contact information, vitals, prescriptions, allergies, past medical history and more. In some cases, an EMR is also known as Electronic Health Record (EHR)…. Continue Reading

EMR vs. EHR – What is the Difference?


Users often ask us if they should implement an EMR (Electronic Medical Record) or an EHR (Electronic Health Record). Do you know the difference? Is there a difference? drchrono is an all purpose EHR, but some people use the terms “electronic medical record” (“EMR”) and “electronic health record” (“EHR”) interchangeably. While it may seem trivial,… Continue Reading