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Integrated delivery systems that have created or acquired physician group practices are attempting to determine the best way to apply information technology at these sites. This involves standardizing on one practice management system for all sites, determining the feasibility of installing electronic patient records systems and expanding computer networks to accommodate the exchange of data among outpatient as well as inpatient sites.