Author Contributions: Dr Longo 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: Longo, Hewett.
Acquisition of data: Longo, Schubert.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Longo, Hewett, Ge.
Drafting of the manuscript: Longo, Hewett, Ge, Schubert.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Longo, Hewett, Schubert.
Statistical analysis: Longo, Hewett, Ge.
Obtained funding: Longo.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Longo, Hewett, Ge, Schubert.
Study supervision: Longo.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Other Resources:eTable 1 and eTable 2 are available.
Funding/Support: Funding for this study was provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality grant 5 U18 HS011885 and through subcontracts with the Utah Department of Health (contract 026429) and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (contract AOC02380132).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organizations are public institutions and had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, and approval of the manuscript. The Utah and Missouri health departments provided practical support for the focus group and survey processes, including letters of endorsement, hospital contact information, and assistance with logistic arrangements for focus group sessions.
Acknowledgment: We appreciate the Utah Hospital Association and Missouri Hospital Association for their support and cooperation.
This article was corrected on 12/15/2005, prior to publication of the correction in print.