Study concept and design: Maddox, Stanislawski, Tsai, Patel, Sandhu, Magid, Fihn, Rumsfeld.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Maddox, Stanislawski, Grunwald, Bradley, Ho, Patel, Valle, Leon, Bhatt.
Drafting of the manuscript: Maddox, Grunwald, Sandhu.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Maddox, Stanislawski, Bradley, Ho, Tsai, Patel, Sandhu, Valle, Magid, Leon, Bhatt, Fihn, Rumsfeld.
Statistical analysis: Maddox, Stanislawski, Grunwald, Sandhu.
Obtained funding: Maddox.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Stanislawski, Tsai, Fihn, Rumsfeld.
Study supervision: Maddox, Patel, Rumsfeld.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Patel reported having received grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute–PROMISE Trial, Johnson and Johnson, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Dr Bhatt reported having served on an advisory board for Elsevier Practice Update Cardiology, Medscape Cardiology, and Regado Biosciences; on the board of directors for Boston VA Research Institute and Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; as a chair for the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Steering Committee; and on data monitoring committees for Duke Clinical Research Institute, Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Mayo Clinic, and Population Health Research Institute; having received honoraria from the American College of Cardiology (Editor, Clinical Trials, Cardiosource), Belvoir Publications (Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter), Duke Clinical Research Institute (clinical trial steering committees), Harvard Clinical Research Institute (clinical trial steering committee), HMP Communications (Editor in Chief, Journal of Invasive Cardiology), Population Health Research Institute (clinical trial steering committee), Slack Publications (Chief Medical Editor, Cardiology Today’s Intervention), and WebMD (CME steering committees); having served as editor for Clinical Cardiology (Associate Editor) and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Section Editor, Pharmacology); having received research grants from Amarin, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Ethicon, Medtronic, Roche, sanofi-aventis, and The Medicines Company; and having performed unfunded research for FlowCo, PLx Pharma, and Takeda. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: The CART program is an operational program of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Analytics. Drs Maddox and Bradley are supported with VA Health Services Research and Development career development awards.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the US government.
Additional Contributions: We acknowledge Megan Petrich, MPH, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, for her editorial support. She did not receive compensation for her contribution.