Tips for Crafting a Query

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) includes a whole range of data in comprehensive and summary form.  It's a digital version of a patient's paper chart.  EHR Systems combined as a single, large database, become a powerful tool to conduct comparative effectiveness research.  The many modules available in the EHR make refining your research question critical to producing reliable and accurate results.

Things to consider when crafting your EHR query: