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The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics

Emily B. Barey, Kathleen Mastrian, and Dee McGonigle

OBJECTIVES

1. Describe the common components of an electronic health record.

2. Assess the benefits of implementing an electronic health record.

3. Explore the ownership of an electronic health record.

4. Evaluate the flexibility of the electronic health record in meeting the needs of clinicians and patients.

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