Published Online: May 20, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.1037.
Study concept and design: Green, Ralston, Catz, and Cook.
Acquisition of data: Green.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Green, Anderson, Ralston, Catz, and Cook.
Drafting of the manuscript: Green and Anderson.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Green, Anderson, Ralston, Catz, and Cook.
Statistical analysis: Green, Anderson, and Cook.
Obtained funding: Ralston.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Green.
Study supervision: Green.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Ralston has received grant funding from sanofi-aventis.
Funding/Support: This research was funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (Electronic Communications and Blood Pressure Monitoring [e-BP]: grant R01-HL075263).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agency had no role in the study design, analysis, or interpretation of data; decision regarding publication; or preparation of this article.
Trial Registration: clinicaltrials.gov Identifier:NCT00158639
Additional Contributions: Robert S. Thompson, MD (emeritus director, Group Health Department of Preventive Medicine) contributed to the study design; Paul Fishman, PhD (senior investigator, health services and economics) contributed to the study design and analysis; and Jim Carlson, PharmD, Danette Feuling, RPh, Shannon Clarke, PharmD, and Jilene Winther, PharmD, assisted in the study as clinical pharmacists.