About the Authors

Alejandro Arrieta

alejarri@fiu.edu

Affiliation Department of Health Policy and Management, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Timothy F. Page

Affiliation Department of Health Policy and Management, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Emir Veledar

Affiliations Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida, United States of America, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (MCVI), Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida, United States of America, Department of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine & Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Khurram Nasir

Affiliations Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida, United States of America, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (MCVI), Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida, United States of America, Department of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine & Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America, The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

Dr. Nasir is on the advisory board for Quest Diagnostic and consultant for Regeneron. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The authors do not have other conflicts of interests to disclose.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: KN AA. Data curation: AA. Formal analysis: AA. Investigation: AA KN EV. Methodology: AA. Project administration: AA TP KN. Software: AA. Supervision: AA KN. Validation: AA TP KN EV. Visualization: AA KN. Writing – original draft: AA. Writing – review & editing: AA TP KN EV.