Published Online: January 28, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.1864
Author Contributions: Drs Michtalik and Brotman had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Michtalik, Pronovost, and Brotman. Acquisition of data: Michtalik and Brotman. Analysis and interpretation of data: Michtalik, Yeh, Pronovost, and Brotman. Drafting of the manuscript: Michtalik and Brotman. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Michtalik, Yeh, Pronovost, and Brotman. Statistical analysis: Michtalik and Yeh. Obtained funding: Brotman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Michtalik and Pronovost. Study supervision: Michtalik and Brotman.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Brotman has received compensation from Quantia Communications, not exceeding $10 000 annually, for developing educational content.
Funding/Support: Dr Michtalik was supported by National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant T32 HP10025-17-00 and NIH/Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research KL2 Award 5KL2RR025006. The Johns Hopkins Hospitalist Scholars Fund provided funding for survey implementation and data acquisition by Quantia Communications.
Role of the Sponsors: Quantia Communications had no role in the design, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: The authors thank the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network Hospitalists and General Internal Medicine Research in Progress Physicians for their comments on the survey design and content. They also thank Michael Paskavitz, BA, and Brian Driscoll, BA, for all of their technical assistance in administering the survey.