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Medical students are increasingly using electronic health records (EHRs) in training. One educational application of EHRs involves tracking former patients after they have left one’s direct care.1 By providing longitudinal access to future clinical data, EHRs allow students to audit their diagnostic impressions and observe patient outcomes.2
Brisson GE, Tyler PD. Medical Student Use of Electronic Health Records to Track Former Patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(9):1395-1397. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3878