Accepted for Publication: October 27, 2013.
Published Online: January 20, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13315.
Study concept and design: Torke, Sachs, Helft, Montz, Hui, Callahan.
Acquisition of data: Torke, Montz.
Analysis and interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Torke, Helft, Slaven, Callahan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Torke, Hui.
Obtained funding: Torke, Callahan.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Sachs, Helft, Montz, Callahan.
Study supervision: Sachs, Helft, Hui, Callahan.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Sachs reported serving as a consultant to the National Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of CVS Caremark and receiving an honorarium for this role. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by a Geriatrics Health Outcomes Research Scholars Award from the John A. Hartford Foundation and the American Geriatrics Society and a career development award (K23AG031323) from the National Institute on Aging (Dr Torke), a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient Oriented Research (K24 4682309) (Dr Callahan), and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, funded in part by the National Center for Research Resources and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, through grant RR025761 (Dr Sui).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute on Aging or the National Institutes of Health.
Previous Presentation: This work was presented in part at the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine; April 25, 2013; Denver, Colorado.