Electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHRs) have been getting quite a lot of attention over the past several years. As technological advancements become more widespread, it only makes sense for the healthcare industry to begin embracing solutions that have the potential to make patient—and provider—lives better. Now, before we dive into the evolution of these software systems—how they came to rule the roost in modern care facilities around the world—let’s first address a common question. EMR vs. EHR: What’s the difference? Well, the difference can be vast or non-existent—depending on the system and, sometimes, who you ask.