Electronic Health Records

Oregon Medical Board Information

Statement of Philosophy: Electronic Health Records


"The Pitfalls of Electronic Medical Records," OMB Report, Fall 2012 (1,8-9)

"Q&A: Electronic Health Records (EHR)," OMB Report, Fall 2010 (5)​


Additional Resources

Register and apply for Oregon's Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

Oregon's Health Information Technology Extension Center (O-HITEC) has a suite of free and low-cost services to help primary care providers achieve "meaningful use."

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides Health IT Tools and Resources to address the challenges organizations encounter when working with health IT systems and explains EHR basics along with the projects it has funded to study the implementation and evaluation of electronic medical and health record systems.

The American Academy of Family Practitioners provides an overview of electronic health records, including information on selecting the right EHR, migrating old records, and technology guides.

The Oregon Medical Association has compiled a list of EHR resources for practitioners.

The California Medical Association guides practitioners​ toward successful preparation and implementation of an EHR system.

"Electronic Health Records: A Practical Guide for Professionals and Organizations" is a free, interactive e-book with guidelines for developing and implementing EHR strategies.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collects information on the use of EHRs in the United States for 2001-2013.