About EMR System Certification
The EMR System Certification 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 is a computerized information system to prepare, control and retain records so that electronic medical records are used in an efficient and integrated manner.
Purpose of the EMR System Certification
The EMR System Certification is intended to secure compatibility of medical information and improve its quality by verifying conformity to the national standards for EMR functions.
The improved EMR system will help improve communication with doctors based on standardized electronic medical records.
The certification will improve trust in medical records thanks to control over the changes in patients’ records.
It will also prevent the leak of personal information and security incidents.
The standardized EMR System will ensure continuous treatment of patients through safe and systematic control of information.
It will strengthen support for clinical decision-making including warning against administration, enable safe and quality medical service based on systematic management of medical information, etc.
The standardization will help save costs and improve quality by preventing overlapped development and manpower at various requests of medical institutes.
It will allow businesses to respond to the market demand for quality since the state approves quality standards of the EMR.
Overview of the EMR System Certification
Target of Certification
Certification on the product of Electronic Medicine Record(EMR) System itself
Certification of Use
Certification on use of product certified in medical institutions
Standards of Certification
- Reflect national standards on functionality, interoperability and security in EMR Certification Criteria
Entity of Application
Electronic Medical Record System Developer (or medical institutions)
Certification of Use
Medical institutions that use electronic medical record system
- Self-inspection of applying institution
- Application for Certification
(Review of Application Document+On-site Examination)
※ Supplementary measures can be conducted for up to 90 days according to the notice, depending on results of on-site examination
- A certificate is issued under the name of the Minister of Health and Welfare after deliberation and resolution by Certification Committee
- Certification period valid for 3 Years
- Disclose name of institution, product name, date of certification and effective period on the website