Accepted for Publication: December 13, 2012.
Published Online: March 18, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.18
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Rogowski, Staiger, Patrick, Horbar, and Lake. Acquisition of data: Rogowski, Patrick, Horbar, Kenny, and Lake. Analysis and interpretation of data: All authors. Drafting of the manuscript: Rogowski, Staiger, Patrick, Horbar, and Lake. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors. Statistical analysis: Rogowski, Staiger, and Kenny. Obtained funding: Rogowski, Staiger, Patrick, and Lake. Administrative, technical, and material support: Rogowski and Lake. Study supervision: Rogowski, Horbar, and Lake.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Staiger holds an equity interest in ArborMetrix Inc, a company that sells efficiency measurement systems and consulting services to insurers and hospitals. Dr Horbar is an employee of the Vermont Oxford Network, for which he serves as the chief executive and scientific officer.
Funding/Support: This research was funded by grant R01NR010357 from the National Institute of Nursing Research and support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative.
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