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khis

Korea Health

Information Service

About KHIS

Competent Agency

Ministry of Health and
Welfare

Purpose of Establishment

The KHIS aims to set the standards for an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, and provide certification for the standard applications and support programs on healthcare information such as assistance for the safety and continued treatment of patients by improving the quality of the EMR system.

Program

01

Matters related to certification of the EMR

02

Matters related to technical development of the EMR and
promotion of its use

03

Programs for developing and providing support for various medical information policies and related materials

04

Programs commissioned or supported by the competent agency or state agencies

About EMR Certification System

EMR Electronic Medical Record System Certification

The EMR Certification System verifies the conformity of domestic EMR systems to national standards for the purpose of extending assistance for safety and continued treatment of patients.

By doing so, it aims to guide businesses to develop standardized products and improve their quality by ways of obtaining compatible systems, and in turn provide high quality medical service to consumers.

EMR (Electronic Medical Record)

EMR is a computerized information system to prepare, control and retain records so that electronic medical records are used in an efficient and integrated manner.

Applicants and Types of Certification

Type of certificatoin

01Product
certification

This certification confirms that the EMR developed by medical information firms or medical agencies conforms to national certification standards.

02Use
certification

Certifies that the EMR that has authenticated a medical agency’s product conforms to the certification standards and is used with no change in the associated functions.

ApplicantsMedical information firms

  • Applied certification typeProducts
  • Object of certificationMedical agencies that use the EMR with no change in functions
  • Applicant Medical information firms
  • Object of certification EMR

ApplicantMedical agencies

  • Applied certification typeUse
  • Object of certificationThe EMR developed, created and sold by medical information firms
  • Applicant Medical agencies
  • Object of certification Medical agencies

ApplicantMedical agencies

  • Applied certification typeProduct certification and use certification (simultaneous application)
  • Object of certificationA medical agency that develops and uses its own EMR (including redevelopment of commercial products) shall apply for certification. In this case, the relevant EMR and agency alike are certified. *The medical agency applies for product certification and use certification simultaneously and their eligibility for certification is reviewed at the same time.
  • Applicant Medical information firms
  • Object of certification EMR

Greetings from the President of the KHIS

KHIS

Ladies and gentlemen,

I am the first President of the KHIS. My name is Lim Geun-chan.

The KHIS aims to support the development of various medical information policies based on the EMR Certification Program and contribute to enhancing the quality of healthcare and promote public health with expertise on healthcare information.

We at the KHIS will actively think and take action to promote public health and happiness using healthcare information and pursue growth to be a competitive body at the national level.

We count on your interest and encouragement and wish all of you excellent health and happiness.

President of the KHISLim Geun Chan

Organization

President

Certification Committee

Director

Management Planning Division

Standard Development Division

Certification Division

Education Division

Data Standard Utilization Center

Location

(재)한국보건의료정보원 지도입니다.
KHIS

8F, Yonsei University Bongnae Bldg. 36, Chilpae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04512 KOREA

Google map
Bus

Get off at Samsung Plaza(Main Building) or Yeomcheon Bridge Bus Stop -> Walk for about 2-minutes.

Take Blue buses 1000, 1000-1, 1005-1, 1005-5, 1200, 2000, 5000, 5005, 5500, 5500(express)

Subway

Line1Line2 City Hall Station 10-minute walk from Exit 9

Line1 Seoul Station 5-minute walk from Exit 3