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Table 1 Participants (pseudonyms) and Practices Represented

From: Implementing change in primary care practices using electronic medical records: a conceptual framework

Participant Age Range Gender Ownership Practice Role
Practice 1 2 MDs   Region: Northeast urban
Alice 40–44 Female Partner Clinician/physician
Barry 45–49 Male Owner Clinician/physician
Practice 2 solo   Region: Southeast suburban
Carl 35–39 Male Owner Clinician/physician
Diane 45–49 Female Employee Clerical staff
Elaine 25–29 Female Employee Clinical support
Practice 3 solo   Region: Northwest suburban
Fran 55 or older Female Owner Clinician/nurse practitioner
Gail 30–34 Female Employee Clerical staff
Hannah 45–49 Female Employee Clinical support
Practice 4 >3 MDs   Region: Northwest large town
Ida 55 or older Female Employee Clinical support
Jack 40–44 Male Owner Clinician/physician
Kathy 30–34 Female Employee Clerical staff
Linda 45–49 Female Employee Clinical support
Michael 40–44 Male Partner Clinician/physician
Nancy 50–54 Female Employee Clerical staff
Practice 5 >3 MDs   Region: Northwest small town
Olive 45–49 Female Employee Clinician/physician assistant
Paula 45–49 Female Employee Clinical support
Rita 35–39 Female Employee Clerical staff
Sally 35–39 Female Employee Clerical staff
Tom 30–34 Male Partner Clinician/physician
Practice 6 2 MDs   Region: Midwest rural
Uma 20–24 Female Employee Clinical support
Valerie 45–49 Female Owner Clinician/physician
Xena 45–49 Female Employee Clerical staff
Yolanda 40–44 Female Employee Clinical support
Practice 7 2 MDs   Region: Midwest urban
Andrew 50–54 Male Owner Clinician/physician
Betty 50–54 Female Partner Clinician/physician
Zoe 30–34 Female Employee Clerical staff
Practice 8 solo   Region: Southeast large town
Glenn 50–54 Male Owner Clinician/physician
Dana 20–24 Female Employee Clinical support