Erin G. Stone, MD; Sally C. Morton, PhD; Marlies E. Hulscher, PhD; Margaret A. Maglione, MPP; Elizabeth A. Roth, MA; Jeremy M. Grimshaw, MD, PhD; Brian S. Mittman, PhD; Lisa V. Rubenstein, MD; Laurence Z. Rubenstein, MD; Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD
Note: The authors are responsible for the content of this report, and the views expressed are theirs alone. Statements in the report should not be construed as endorsement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of a particular drug, device, test, treatment, or other clinical service.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank Preethi Srikanthan, MD, Walter Mojica, MD, MPH, Michael Hirt, MD, and Tommy Tomizawa, MD, for article abstraction; John Adams for statistical advice; Roberta Shanman for library searching; Brian Chao for database management; Shannon Rhodes and Jeri Jackson for secretarial assistance; and Pauline Lapin for continued support.
Grant Support: By a contract (500-98-0281 “Healthy Aging”) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to RAND. The Health Services Research Unit is funded by the Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Executive Health Department. EPOC is funded by the National Health Service Research and Development Programme.
Requests for Single Reprints: Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD, RAND, 1700 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Stone: Department of Urgent Care, Kaiser Permanente, 5601 De Soto Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91365.
Drs. Morton and Shekelle, Ms. Maglione, and Ms. Roth: RAND, 1700 Main Street, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138.
Dr. Hulscher: Department of General Practice and Social Medicine, Centre for Quality of Care Research, Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Dr. Grimshaw: Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Programme, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4EY, Canada.
Drs. Mittman, L.V. Rubenstein, and L.Z. Rubenstein: Sepulveda Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for the Study of Health Care and Provider Behavior, 16111 Plummer Street, Sepulveda, CA 91343.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: S.C. Morton, M.E. Hulscher, M.A. Maglione, J.M. Grimshaw, B.S. Mittman, L.V. Rubenstein, L.Z. Rubenstein, P.G. Shekelle.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: E.G. Stone, S.C. Morton, B.S. Mittman, L.V. Rubenstein, L.Z. Rubenstein, P.G. Shekelle.
Drafting of the article: E.G. Stone, S.C. Morton, M.A. Maglione, P.G. Shekelle.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: E.G. Stone, S.C. Morton, M.E. Hulscher, J.M. Grimshaw, L.V. Rubenstein, L.Z. Rubenstein, P.G. Shekelle.
Final approval of the article: E.G. Stone, M.E. Hulscher, B.S. Mittman, L.V. Rubenstein, L.Z. Rubenstein, P.G. Shekelle.
Provision of study materials or patients: E.G. Stone, M.E. Hulscher, J.M. Grimshaw.
Statistical expertise: S.C. Morton, P.G. Shekelle.
Obtaining of funding: L.Z. Rubenstein, P.G. Shekelle.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: M.E. Hulscher, M.A. Maglione.
Collection and assembly of data: E.G. Stone, M.E. Hulscher, E.A. Roth, B.S. Mittman, P.G. Shekelle.
Stone EG, Morton SC, Hulscher ME, Maglione MA, Roth EA, Grimshaw JM, et al. Interventions That Increase Use of Adult Immunization and Cancer Screening Services: A Meta-Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:641-651. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-136-9-200205070-00006
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