July 20, 2013
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What is an EMR? An Electronic Medical Record, although the acronym is also often used to refer to an electronic medical record system, a computer program or whole IT infrastructure for keeping track of medical records.
Still confused about what an EMR is? Check out this infographic from HeathIT.gov:
Or this one from Dell:
Want to know more about how EMR systems are used across the country, look at this nice infographic from CRT Medical:
Interested in learning more about particular EMR systems, this infographic from Capterra shows many different ones:
This popularity index seem to be based on number of installations or overall sales, which is not the same thing as total users. A large hospital system may have many employees which use the system, while a small clinic may only have a few.
Now that wasn’t so painful, was it?