Implementation of an EHR involves much more than software installation. While the vendor usually handles installation- setting up hardware and providing and loading the application software- much of the implementation responsibilities are those of the medical practice. MetaStar, Inc. and DOQ-IT have produced a myriad of resources to assist physicians and hospitals in EHR adoption. Below is an adaptation of an article they produced, which brings up some important points about responsibilities of the medical office during the process of implementing an EHR.

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