Qualified Electronic Health Record Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 300jj [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 6a. The Public Health Service; Health Information Technology and Quality], qualified electronic health record means “an electronic record of health-related information on an individual that--

(A) includes patient demographic and clinical health information, such as medical history and problem lists; and

(B) has the capacity--

(i) to provide clinical decision support;

(ii) to support physician order entry;

(iii) to capture and query information relevant to health care quality; and

(iv) to exchange electronic health information with, and integrate such information from other sources.”