Study concept and design: Jaffe, Young, Lee, Go.
Acquisition of data: Jaffe, Lee.
Analysis and interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: All authors.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Lee, Sidney.
Obtained funding: Go.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Jaffe, Young, Lee, Sidney.
Study supervision: Jaffe, Lee.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: Hypertension control data and program implementation was under the clinical patient care domain of Kaiser Permanente Northern California. No funding was used for the acquisition of data, statistical analysis, or the preparation of the manuscript. This work was supported, in part, by funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute through the Cardiovascular Research Network (U19 HL91179-01 [Dr Go] and RC2 HL101666 [Dr Sidney]).
Role of the Sponsors: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; or the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank Joan C. Lo, MD (Kaiser Permanente Northern California [KPNC] Division of Research, Oakland), for help with the initial design of this article; Laura J. Ransom, MS, and Joyce Arango, MPH, DPH (KPNC Department of Quality and Operation Support, Oakland), for regional project management and implementation support for the cardiovascular programs; Dawn Rezente, MBA, and Don Fordham, MPH (KPNC Department of Quality and Operation Support), for help with quality data acquisition and verification; Jocelyn Chan, PharmD (Northern California Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Oakland), for acquisition of pharmacy data; and Michael Sorel, MPH, and Charles Quesenberry, PhD (KPNC Division of Research), for help with biostatistical support. These contributors were not compensated for their assistance.