Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc; Penelope Pekow, PhD; Shan Gao, MS; Allison S. Crawford, BA; Benjamin Gutierrez, PhD; Evan M. Benjamin, MD
Acknowledgments: The authors thank Michael Rothberg, MD, MPH, and Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, for their comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.
Grant Support: None.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
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Current Author Addresses: Drs. Lindenauer, Pekow, and Benjamin: Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, P-5928, Springfield, MA 01199.
Ms. Gao and Ms. Crawford: 408 Arnold House, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003-9304.
Dr. Gutierrez: Premier Healthcare Informatics, 2320 Cascade Pointe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28208.
Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Gao S, Crawford AS, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM. Quality of Care for Patients Hospitalized for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:894-903. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-144-12-200606200-00006
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