Richard W. Grant, MD, MPH; Jeffrey M. Ashburner, MPH; Clemens S. Hong, MD, MPH; Yuchiao Chang, PhD; Michael J. Barry, MD; Steve J. Atlas, MD, MPH
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Lulu Y. Liu, MS, from the General Medicine Division, for her assistance with preparing the manuscript; Jennifer M. Luttrell from the Laboratory of Computer Science, for creating the online patient review tool; and the primary care providers of the Primary Care Operations Improvement Advisory Board, Massachusetts General Hospital, for clinical insights and valuable feedback during the project.
Grant Support: By the Systems Improvement Grant Program of Partners Community Healthcare, Inc.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M11-0862.
Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol and statistical code: Available from Dr. Atlas (e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org). Data set: Not available.
Requests for Single Reprints: Richard W. Grant, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2101 Webster Street, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612; e-mail, Richard.W.Grant@KP.org.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Grant: Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2101 Webster Street, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612.
Mr. Ashburner and Drs. Hong, Chang, Barry, and Atlas: General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: R.W. Grant, M.J. Barry, S.J. Atlas.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: R.W. Grant, J.M. Ashburner, C.S. Hong, Y. Chang, S.J. Atlas.
Drafting of the article: R.W. Grant, J.M. Ashburner.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: J.M. Ashburner, C.S. Hong, M.J. Barry, S.J. Atlas.
Final approval of the article: R.W. Grant, J.M. Ashburner, C.S. Hong, M.J. Barry, S.J. Atlas.
Provision of study materials or patients: R.W. Grant, J.M. Ashburner.
Statistical expertise: Y. Chang.
Obtaining of funding: R.W. Grant.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: J.M. Ashburner, M.J. Barry.
Collection and assembly of data: R.W. Grant, J.M. Ashburner, S.J. Atlas.
Grant RW, Ashburner JM, Hong CS, Chang Y, Barry MJ, Atlas SJ. Defining Patient Complexity From the Primary Care Physician's Perspective: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:797-804. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-12-201112200-00001
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