NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,260 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- An electronic (digital) collection of medical information about a person that is stored on a computer. An EHR includes information about a patient’s health history, such as diagnoses, medicines, tests, allergies, immunizations, and treatment plans. EHRs can be seen by all healthcare providers who are taking care of a patient and can be used by them to help make recommendations about the patient’s care. Also called electronic health record and electronic medical record.