Electronic health records EHRs are in many ways business tools that assist healthcare workers with accurate documentation and coding. If used correctly by knowledgeable individuals they have the potential to improve clinical care, efficiency and revenue. There are a number of opportunities associated with the advanced use of EHRs that can provide marked benefit to practices. This site focused on best practices for the use of EHR from the perspective of coding and compliance. It is managed by Dr. Michael Stearns, a certified professional coder (CPC) and family practice coder (CFPC) with extensive experience designing coding tools for EHR applications and defending practitioners from negative audits.