Accepted for Publication: June 1, 2014.
Published Online: October 6, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5161.
Study concept and design: Lindenauer, Lagu, Ross, Hannon, Rothberg, Benjamin.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lindenauer.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Pekow.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Lindenauer, Lagu, Shatz, Hannon, Benjamin.
Study supervision: Lindenauer, Lagu, Pekow.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Lagu reported receiving an honorarium from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for her input on a project to help health systems achieve disability competence. Drs Lindenauer and Ross reported receiving support from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop and maintain performance measures that are used for public reporting. Dr Ross is a member of a scientific advisory board for FAIR Health Inc. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Lagu reported receiving support from award K01HL114745 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Dr Ross reported receiving support from grant K08 AG032886 from the National Institute on Aging and by the American Federation for Aging Research through the Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award Program.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Maureen Bisognano, MS, president and chief executive officer of Institute for Healthcare Improvement, cosigned the survey invitation.