Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp 259–267 | Cite as

Incorporating an EPR system with a Universal Patient Record

  • Michael R. McGuire
Original Paper


Electronic Patient Record (EPR), systems could be built or changed to share a distributed universal patient medical record that would benefit health care in many ways.


Electronic Patient Record (EPR) Universal Patient Record patient medical record past medical history public health chronic condition case management prevention XML encounters orders scanned documents digital diagnostic images Internet Intranet Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Continuity of Care Record (CCR) Master Patient Index interoperability 


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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kaiser PermanenteLos AngelesUSA

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