Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The electronic health record (EHR) is an electronic version of a patient’s medical history, including a systematic collection of key data about the patient, health problems, medical history and others. According to most medical experts, EHR seems an appropriate solution to cut wasteful health spending, pushing the healthcare system to a new level. Moreover, it is also expected that EHR will improve the relationship between patients and health centers, enabling medical providers to make better decisions and provide better health care. To find out more about the electronic health record, its pluses and minuses, as well as implementation and legal issues – read this book.