ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHRs) AND PATIENT WORK INFORMATION

A tablet computer displays a mock template for a partial patient medical record including the patient’s work information.

Announcements and News

This page provides links to recent news and publications relevant to the inclusion of work information in EHRs. Relevant meeting announcements, requests for comments, and other news items will also appear here.

Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures in Electronic Health Records: Phase 2external icon
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2014. Institute of Medicine
Note: this report discusses inclusion of various types of data within EHRs, including data on patient employment

Connecting Occupational Public Health and Patient Care through Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
NIOSH Science Blog – published September 17, 2014

Health Centers Are Leading Efforts to Incorporate Patient Work Information into Electronic Health Recordsexternal icon
ONC HealthIT buzz blog – published August 15, 2014

Page last reviewed: April 8, 2014