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These Health IT Acronyms Are Often Misused — This Handy List Explains the Differences

Many use EMR and EHR interchangeably, but they actually refer to different things. The same goes for ePHI and PHI — they are similar, but they cover distinct areas of concern under HIPAA. Take a look at these five commonly mixed up terms: EMR – An Electronic Medical Record is the electronic version of an individual patient’s paper chart for [...]