An electronic health record (EHR), is the schematized group of health information on patient data in a digital layout. These records can be shared across different health care settings. EHR includes a wide range of data, such as demographics, medical history of patient, medication & allergies, immunization status, laboratory test results, radiology images, vital signs, personal statistics like age and weight, and billing information.
Accurate & up-to-date patient data and reduced healthcare cost in long term are the major drivers which are likely to aid the growth of electronic health record market. Cloud based software is expected to add new opportunities for this market in the coming years.
Some of the key players influencing the market are Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare (General Electric Company), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Epic Systems Corporation., NextGen Healthcare (Quality Systems, Inc.), eClinicalWorks, Healthcare Management System, CPSI, AdvancedMD, Inc. and among others.