Published Online: June 11, 2012. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2177
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Al-Khatib, Kutner, Masoudi, and Matlock. Acquisition of data: Matlock. Analysis and interpretation of data: Caverly, Al-Khatib, Kutner, and Matlock. Drafting of the manuscript: Caverly and Matlock. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Caverly, Al-Khatib, Kutner, Masoudi, and Matlock. Statistical analysis: Caverly. Obtained funding: Matlock. Study supervision: Kutner. Electrophysiology expertise: Al-Khatib.
Financial Disclosure: Dr Kutner serves as a Medical Editor for the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation. Dr Masoudi has contracts with the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality.
Funding/Support: This project was supported in part by cooperative agreement number U18 HS016964 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the NIH/NCRR Colorado CTSI grant No. UL1 RR025780, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado. In addition, Dr Caverly is supported by an institutional T32HP1006 grant, and Dr Matlock was supported as a Hartford Geriatrics Health Outcomes Research Scholar and by a K23 (AG040696-01). Dr Masoudi has received grants from AHRQ, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the ACC Foundation, and the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr Matlock has received grant support from the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation.
Funding for Less Is More: Staff support for topics research funded by grants from the California Health Care Foundation and the Parsemus Foundation.
Previous Presentation: The results of this analysis were presented in poster form at the American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Conference; May 20, 2010; Washington, DC.
Disclaimer: Contents are the authors' sole responsibility and do not necessarily represent the official view of the National Institutes of Health.
Additional Contributions: Caroline B. Emsermann, MS, and L. Miriam Dickinson, PhD, assisted with data analysis (for which they were compensated). Gillian D. Sanders, PhD, provided help with survey design and conduct.
This article was corrected for errors on September 7, 2012.