Software programs that process data to produce to recommend decisions by kinking with an electronic knowledge base controlled by established rules for combining data elements; the knowledge base and rules mimmic the knowledge and reasoning an expert health professional would apply to data and information to solve a problem.
EHR; meaningful use
A definition set of EHR capabilities and standards that EHR systems must meet to ensure that their full capacity is realizing and for the users (hospitals and physicians practices) to qualify for financial incentives from medicare.
EHR= Electronic health record
Systems that have ability to share and transfer patient data seamlessly across health care systems and settings in a standardized manner that protects the reliability, confidentiality, privacy, and security of the information.