Published Online: March 4, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.136
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and Dr Ross takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Ross, Tse, and Krumholz. Acquisition of data: Ross, Mocanu, Lampropulos, and Tse. Analysis and interpretation of data: Ross, Mocanu, Lampropulos, and Krumholz. Drafting of the manuscript: Ross. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Ross, Mocanu, Lampropulos, Tse, and Krumholz. Obtained funding: Krumholz. Administrative, technical, and material support: Mocanu and Tse.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Ross reports that he is a member of a scientific advisory board for FAIR Health Inc. Dr Krumholz reports that he chairs a scientific advisory board for UnitedHealthcare. Dr Tse reports that he is a Program Analyst for ClinicalTrials.gov
Funding/Support: The analyses on which this publication is based were performed under Contract No. HHSN276201000788P, entitled “Evaluating Time-to-Publication Following Completion of Clinical Trials andRelated Factors,” funded by the National Library of Medicine, Department of Health and Human Services. Drs Ross and Krumholz receive support from Medtronic Inc and from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop and maintain performance measures that are used for public reporting. Dr Ross is supported by the National Institute on Aging (K08 AG032886) and by the American Federation for Aging Research through the Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award Program. Dr Tse is supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine. Dr Krumholz is supported by a National Heart Lung Blood Institute Cardiovascular Outcomes Center Award (1U01HL105270-02).
Disclaimer: The ideas and opinions expressed are the authors' own. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the US National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, or Department of Health and Human Services. The authors assume full responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the ideas presented.
Additional Contributions: Deborah A. Zarin, MD, of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, provided comments on an early version of the manuscript. Dr Zarin received no compensation for her review.