Author Contributions: Dr Samore 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 analysis.
Study concept and design: Samore, Bateman, Alder, Donnelly, Stoddard, Rubin, Stults, Stevenson.
Acquisition of data: Samore, Bateman, Alder, Hannah, Donnelly, Haddadin, Rubin.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Samore, Bateman, Alder, Donnelly, Stoddard, Rubin, Williamson, Rupper.
Drafting of the manuscript: Samore, Alder, Rupper.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Samore, Bateman, Alder, Hannah, Donnelly, Stoddard, Haddadin, Rubin, Williamson, Stults, Stevenson.
Statistical analysis: Samore, Alder, Stoddard, Williamson.
Obtained funding: Samore, Alder, Donnelly, Rubin.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Hannah, Donnelly, Haddadin, Stults, Rupper, Stevenson.
Study supervision: Samore, Bateman, Hannah, Haddadin, Stevenson.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Funding was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, grant RS1 CCR820631. The development of the handheld personal digital assistant decision support tool described in this study was supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant RS1 CCR820631. It was designed by study investigators working with TheraDoc (Salt Lake City, Utah) as the technology partner. The program was created for research purposes only and is not currently or anytime in the future available for commercial sale.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agency had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Acknowledgment: We thank Summer Borla, BS, RN, for leading the chart abstraction and Terri Rose for study coordination and field work (HealthInsight, Salt Lake City). We thank Scott Engelstad, BSN, Kathryn Gibson, MS, Laurie Johnson, MPH/HSA, Amiee Maxwell, BS, Wendi Morales, BS, and Amyanne Wuthrich-Reggio, MS, for study coordination and field work (University of Utah, Salt Lake City). Compensation for these contributions was provided solely by the study grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.