Author Contributions: Dr Smith had full access
to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity
of the data and the accuracy of the data analyses.
Study concept and design: Smith, Araya-Guerra,
Parnes, Westfall, Pace.
Acquisition of data: Smith, Araya-Guerra, Dickinson,
Van Vorst, Westfall, Pace.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Smith,
Araya-Guerra, Bublitz, Parnes, Dickinson, Westfall, Pace.
Drafting of the manuscript; critical revision of the
manuscript for important intellectual content: Smith, Araya-Guerra,
Bublitz, Parnes, Dickinson, Van Vorst, Westfall, Pace.
Statistical analysis: Araya-Guerra, Bublitz,
Parnes, Dickinson, Van Vorst.
Obtained funding: Smith, Pace.
Administrative, technical, or material support:
Araya-Guerra, Westfall, Pace.
Study supervision: Smith, Araya-Guerra, Dickinson,
Financial Dislosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by the
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and the Joint AAFP/F-AAFP
Grant Awards Council (MIA Care: the Missing Information in Ambulatory Care
Study, grant G0307RS) (Dr Smith) and in part by the Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality (Applied Strategies for Improving Patient Safety, grant
U18 HS11878) (Dr Pace).
Role of the Sponsors: None of the funding sources
had any role in the design and conduct of the study; the collection, preparation,
or interpretation of the data; or the preparation or approval of the manuscript.
Previous Presentations: An earlier draft of
this article was presented as a distinguished paper at the North American
Primary Care Research Group annual meeting; October 10-13, 2004; Orlando,
Acknowledgment: We thank Tillman Farley, MD,
and Marc Ringel, MD, for their early conception and support of this study
and Linda Niebauer, Elizabeth Staton, and especially Sherry Holcomb for their
invaluable assistance. We thank all the participating SNOCAP practices for
their dedicated participation: AF Williams Family Medicine, Colorado Springs
Osteopathic Foundation and Family Medicine Center, Comprehensive Family Care
Center, PC, Denver Health Medical Plan Clinic, Exempla St Joseph Family Practice,
Generations Health Care, High Street Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine–AOP,
Kids Care Clinic, La Casa-Quigg Newton Health Center, Lowry Family Health,
Mariposa Family Health, Park Hill Family Health, People’s Clinic, Plains
Medical Center Limon and Strasburg Clinics, Rose Family Medicine, Saint Mary’s
Family Practice, Salud Family Health Centers (Brighton Family Health, Commerce
City, Ft Lupton, Ft Morgan, and Sterling), Southern Colorado Family Practice,
St Anthony's Family Medicine Center West, Swedish Family Medicine, University
Family Medicine (Park Meadows and Westminster), Westside Family Health Center
Pediatric and Teen Clinic, Wray Clinic, and Yuma Clinic.