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CHA GHIGLIA, María Mercedes. Electronic health records: a tool for the continuity of care. Rev. Méd. Urug. [online]. 2019, vol.35, n.3, pp.107-123.  Epub Sep 01, 2019. ISSN 0303-3295.

The incorporation of information and communication technology to the health systems aims at improving the continuity of care - among other objectives. The study focuses on deepening the Electronic Health Records as a tool to achieve this goal, by analysing its functionalities and components, with an emphasis on interoperability. Simultaneously, it points out the need to plan the information systems of health services in a comprehensive way, alligning its design with the health system goals and the needs of users.

Keywords : Electronic medical record; Health information interoperability; Information systems.

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