Accepted for Publication: April 15, 2012.
Published Online: May 28, 2012. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2253
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Kerr and Hofer. Acquisition of data: Kerr, Lucatorto, Hogan, an Hofer. Analysis and interpretation of data: Kerr, Holleman, Hogan, Klamerus, and Hofer. Drafting of the manuscript: Kerr, Lucatorto, and Hofer. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kerr, Holleman, Hogan, Klamerus, and Hofer. Statistical analysis: Holleman, Hogan, and Hofer. Obtained funding: Kerr. Administrative, technical, and material support: Lucatorto, Hogan, and Klamerus. Study supervision: Kerr.
Diabetes QUERI Workgroup on Clinical Action Measures Members: Eve Kerr, MD, MPH; Michelle Lucatorto, DNP; David Aron, MD; William Cushman, MD; John R Downs, MD; Leonard Pogach, MD, MBA; and Sandeep Vijan, MD, MS.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by grant VA QUERI RRP 09-111 from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Additional support was provided by the VA Diabetes Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (grant DIB 98-001) and the Measurement Core of the Michigan Diabetes Research & Training Center (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of The National Institutes of Health [grants P60 DK-20572]).
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the University of Michigan.
Additional Contributions: Joseph Francis, MD, MPH, Stephan Fihn, MD, MPH, Rodney Hayward, MD, and Steven Bernstein, MD, MPH, provided valuable input.