What exactly does EMR mean in Health care ?

EMR stands for Electronic Medical Record.An EMR software stores medical and clinical data of a patient gathered in one provider’s office. Its also many times addressed as a digitial medical record of a patient.

Following are some of the information stored in a typical EMR:-

  • Patient contact information, Emergency contacts, Insurance info.
  • Physical Vitals, such as height, weight, body mass index (BMI)& temperature.
  • Past and future medical facility appointments.
  • Physician orders.
  • Prescriptions and medicines.
  • Scans and Lab test.
  • Medical progress and surgical notes.
  • Allergies and past medical history.
  • Billing information.
  • Discharge summaries and treatment plans.