Published Online: November 9, 2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13764.
Study concept and design: Desai, Bradley, Parzynski, Spertus, Ader, Curtis.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Desai, Bradley, Parzynski, Nallamothu, Chan, Patel, Ader, Soufer, Krumholz, Curtis.
Drafting of the manuscript: Desai, Parzynski, Curtis.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Parzynski, Ader.
Obtained funding: Desai, Krumholz, Curtis.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Desai, Ader, Curtis.
Study supervision: Desai, Curtis.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Drs Desai and Krumholz reported being recipients of a research agreement from Johnson & Johnson, through Yale University, to develop methods of clinical trial data sharing. Drs Desai, Krumholz, and Curtis reported receiving funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop and maintain performance measures used for public reporting. Dr Spertus reported receiving funding from the American College of Cardiology to analyze the National Cardiovascular Disease Registry (NCDR) registries; serving as a member of the United Healthcare cardiac scientific advisory board; and holding an equity interest in Health Outcomes Sciences. Dr Patel reported receiving research grants, through Duke University, from Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Maquet, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and serving on the advisory board of Bayer Healthcare, Jansen, and Genzyme. Dr Krumholz reported receiving research support from Medtronic, through Yale University, to develop methods of clinical trial data sharing; receiving a grant from the US Food and Drug Administration to develop methods for postmarket surveillance of medical devices; and chairing a cardiac scientific advisory board for UnitedHealth. Dr Curtis reported holding equity interest in Medtronic. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Desai is supported by grant K12 HS023000-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Dr Bradley is supported by a Career Development Award (HSR&D-CDA2 10-199) from Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development. Drs Krumholz and Curtis are supported by grant U01 HL105270-05 (Center for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research at Yale University) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This research was supported by the NCDR. The analytic work for this investigator-initiated study was performed by the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation Data Analytic Center, with financial support from the American College of Cardiology.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The NCDR CathPCI Registry is an initiative of the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. The manuscript was reviewed by the NCDR for compliance with registry description and representation, but the sponsor had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation of the manuscript; or decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
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