About the Authors

David W. Bates

dbates@partners.org

Affiliations Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Adam Wright

Affiliations Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DWB AW. Wrote the first draft of the paper: DWB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: AW.