According to Accenture the NEHR
is expected to improve the quality of healthcare, reduce the cost of health services and promote more effective health policies.
Under the NEHR
, key medical information such as patient demographics, allergies, clinical diagnoses, medication history, radiology reports, laboratory investigations and discharge summaries will be exchangeable among healthcare providers.
captures medical data, including patient demographics, diagnosis, medications, tests, procedures and discharge summaries, for exchange among clinicians.