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Glossary Term: electronic medical record
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An electronic medical record (EMR) is a medical record in digital format.

A medical record, health record, or medical chart is a systematic documentation of a patient's medical history and care. The term 'Medical record' is used both for the physical folder for each individual patient and for the body of information which comprises the total of each patient's health history.

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Wikipedia-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_record(external link)
Wikipedia-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_medical_record#_note-0(external link)

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