From the Division of Health Care Policy & Research, Department of Health Sciences Research (RB, JMN, JPM, MGJ), and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (OG), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Department of Pediatrics (EGS), Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; and Department of Medicine (DOM), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Dr. Banerjee's current affiliation: Analysis Group, Inc., 111 Huntington Ave., 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02199.
Supported, in part, by the Mayo Clinic.
Presented, in part, at American Thoracic Society conference, San Diego, CA, May 15–20, 2009.
Dr. Meltzer received funding from a Midcareer Career Development Award from the National Institute of Aging (1 K24 AG031326–01) and the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research through the Hospital Medicine and Economics Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics (CERT) (U18 HS016967–01). The remaining authors have not disclosed any potential conflicts of interest.
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