An Introduction to Electronic Medical Records – HIBBs 1890

This 2011 HIBBs course module provides an introductory look at electronic medical records (EMRs). It was designed for students requiring an introduction to the EMR. Specifically, the module will allow users who complete it to:

  • define what an electronic medical record is.
  • explain what electronic medical records encompass.
  • understand why electronic medical records are important.
  • list examples of electronic medical record applications.

Course Organization

This represents a learning module and not so much a full course. The user may choose how they wish to view this material: audio-only, slides-only, slides with video, full streaming video, and/or downloadable video files.

Recommended Reading

HIBBs 1890 - Introduction to EMR spec sheet (.doc)

Other Requirements

Authors and Contributors

Mr. Yashik Singh, Department of TeleHealth, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, and School of Information Systems and Technology, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Course Content

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