About the Authors

Kenneth D. Coburn

coburn@hqp.org

Affiliation Health Quality Partners, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sherry Marcantonio
Robert Lazansky
Maryellen Keller
Nancy Davis

Competing Interests

All authors are paid employees of Health Quality Partners, a nonprofit health care quality research and development organization.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KDC SM. Performed the experiments: SM MK ND. Analyzed the data: KDC RL. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KDC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KDC SM RL MK ND. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KDC SM RL MK ND. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: KDC SM RL MK ND. Enrolled patients: MK ND.