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openEHR allows the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to easily support medical research, healthcare and related areas.

Since it’s used in almost every aspect of society, it would only be a matter of time till it *conjugates* with those fields.

openEHR is an open standard specification that describes the management and storage, retrieval and exchange of health data in electronic health records (EHRs). In openEHR, all health data for a person is stored in a “one lifetime”, vendor-independent, person –centred EHR. Despite, being extremely useful having a patient’s data in one place, every health institute (being hospitals, clinics, etc.) uses in house software that has a few singularities from the others EHRs systems. This fact leads to non-transferable data information from one place to another.

However, the biggest and foremost concern on this matter is the lack of computer knowledge of the peers that use it. Knowing that it requires a previous know how of the system, it’s rather difficult for new users, that are not so skilled on this areas, to take the most of it.

This website means to aware the community of these issues and also to provide information about openEHR: its advantages, common practices and benefits to the heathcare community.