Video: Electronic Health Records

This video offers psychologists an understanding of how electronic health records work

By Legal & Regulatory Affairs, and Practice Research and Policy staff

Nov. 29, 2012—With the focus of health care reform on integrated service delivery, it is more important than ever for psychologists to be active participants in the whole health of their patients. Electronic health records (EHRs) enable content from all health care providers to be shared as needed across practice settings, which facilitates more integrated care. 

This video provides an introduction to basic terminology related to EHRs, dispels some common myths about EHR systems and underscores the benefits for psychologists of using EHRs in professional practice.