What is EMR?

Posted on December 27, 2010 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Today I came across a great series of videos talking about EMR. The coolest part is the way that they’re presenting the EMR info using a whiteboard. I’ve always loved this type of video. In fact, there’s a whole series of these videos and so I’m going to post a new one each day this week for your enjoyment. Plus, I have a feeling that they’re going to drive some interesting conversation as we head towards the new year.

The first video tries to answer the question “What is EMR?” Pretty basic, but it’s only 2 minutes and may be needed in some situations (ie. older doctors and EMR). If nothing else, it’s fun to watch the drawing.

More of these videos to come. Too bad they don’t have one about the popular topic, the difference between EMR and EHR.