Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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Continuity of Care Record (CCR) - A standard specification being developed jointly by ASTM International (an SDO), the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). It is intended to foster and improve continuity of patient care, to reduce medical errors, and to assure at least a minimum standard of health information transportability when a patient is referred or transferred to, or is otherwise seen by, another provider
Also see: CCD, COC, Continuity of Care