Anatomy of an electronic health record

Fall 2008 ]

In this example of an electronic health record, the patient’s vital signs and other statistics are at the top left. Body mass index (BMI) is calculated automatically when the weight is entered. The patient’s current medications are at middle left, and problems that have been diagnosed or of which there has been a family history are at top center.


Courtesy of Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Partner’s Health Care System