Published Online: January 5, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.7129.
Study concept and design: Yeh, Mauri, Romm.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Yeh, Mauri, Wolf, Lovett, Normand.
Drafting of the manuscript: Yeh, Wolf.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Yeh, Mauri, Wolf, Romm, Lovett, Normand.
Statistical analysis: Wolf, Normand.
Obtained funding: Normand.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Romm, Lovett, Normand.
Study supervision: Yeh.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Yeh receives funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (grant 1K23HL118138), the Hassenfeld Scholars Program, and the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. Dr Mauri receives institutional research support from Abbott, Boston Scientific, Cordis, Medtronic, Eli Lilly, Daiichi Sankyo, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Sanofi, and has consulted for Cordis, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and Biotronik. No other disclosures are reported.
Funding/Support: The work was supported, in part, by the Hassenfeld Scholars Program.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The Hassenfeld Scholars Program 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: Treacy Silbaugh, BSc, Katya Zelevinksy, BA, and Matthew Cioffi, MS (Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School) and Cashel O’Brien, BS (Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School) assisted in the preparation of the manuscript. No specific financial compensation was provided for their contributions to this study.