Published Online: March 4, 2013. doi:10.1001/2013.jamainternmed.61
Author Contributions: Dr Singh had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Singh, Spitzmueller, Sawhney, and Sittig. Acquisition of data: Singh and Spitzmueller. Analysis and interpretation of data: Singh, Spitzmueller, Petersen, Sawhney, and Sittig. Drafting of the manuscript: Singh, Spitzmueller, and Sittig. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Singh, Spitzmueller, Petersen, Sawhney, and Sittig. Statistical analysis: Spitzmueller and Petersen. Obtained funding: Singh. Administrative, technical, and material support: Singh and Sittig. Study supervision: Singh and Sittig.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: The research reported herein was supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, a National Institutes of Health K23 career development award (K23CA125585) to Dr Singh and in part by the Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence (HFP90-020). Dr Sittig is supported in part by a SHARP contract from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC No. 10510592).
Additional Contributions: We thank additional members of our project team, Donna Espadas, BS; Daniel Murphy, MD, MBA; Michael Smith, PhD; and Archana Laxmisan, MD, MA (all affiliated with the Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence), for their valuable contributions to the survey. None of them received additional compensation for this work.
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 any other funding agencies.