An electronic health record (EHR) is a secure and private lifetime record of an individual’s health and care history, available electronically to authorized health care providers. In Nova Scotia, the EHR system, known as SHARE (Secure Health Access Record) creates a single, integrated record from patient information contained in several electronic health care information systems, such as hospitals and other diagnostic and treatment centres. For more information about Nova Scotia's EHR (SHARE), please visit SHARE Frequently Asked Questions or

For more information about electronic health records, visit the Knowingisbetter site created by Canada Health Infoway, the federally funded not-for-profit organization that provides financial and other support to provinces in developing electronic health systems.