Author Contributions: Drs Green, Cook, and Carrell had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Green, Fishman, Catz, Carlson, Thompson.
Acquisition of data: Green, Fishman, Catz, Carrell, Tyll.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Green, Cook, Ralston, Fishman, Catz, Carlson, Carrell, Larson, Thompson.
Drafting of the manuscript: Green, Cook, Ralston, Fishman, Catz, Tyll, Larson.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Green, Cook, Ralston, Fishman, Catz, Carlson, Carrell, Tyll, Larson.
Statistical expertise: Cook, Fishman.
Obtained funding: Green, Thompson.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Carlson, Carrell, Tyll, Larson, Thompson.
Study supervision: Green, Carlson, Tyll, Larson, Thompson.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Ralston reported receiving grant funding from sanofi-aventis. No other authors reported any financial disclosures.
Funding/Support: This research was funded by grant R01-HL075263 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health and by the Electronic Communications and Blood Pressure Monitoring.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agency had no role in the study design, analysis, or interpretation of data; decision regarding publication; or preparation of this article.
Additional Contributions: We thank the people who have made significant contributions, including Rebecca Hughes, BA (manuscript preparation and editing); Melissa Rabelhofer, BA (manuscript preparation and administrative support); Danette Feuling, RPH, Shannon Jewell, PharmD, and Jilene Winther, PharmD (clinical pharmacists) (Ms Feuling and Drs Jewell and Winther work for Group Health); and Ted Eytan, MD, MPH (study design and informatics support). The grant funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute was used to compensate Group Health for the time the pharmacists spent providing patients with study-related care. We also acknowledge Harold Goldberg, MD, MPH,† for his role in the study design, study team participation, and mentorship of Drs Green and Ralston. Dr Goldberg received funding via grant support before he died. No other compensations were received by the persons listed in this section for their work.