Dr. W. Frank Peacock discloses the following relationships - Research Grants: Cardiorentis, Roche, The Medicine's Company. Consultant: Abbott, Alere, BG Medicine, Cardiorentis, Janssen, The Medicine's Company. Ownership Interest: Comprehensive Research Associates LLC, Emergencies in Medicine LLC. Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt discloses the following relationships: research grants from Amarin, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Ethicon, Medtronic, Sanofi Aventis, and The Medicines Company; advisory board for Elsevier PracticeUpdate Cardiology, Medscape Cardiology, and Regado Biosciences; board of directors for Boston VA Research Institute and Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; chair of the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Steering Committee; honoraria from the American College of Cardiology (editor, Clinical Trials, CardioSource), Belvoir Publications (editor-in-chief, Harvard Heart Letter), Duke Clinical Research Institute (clinical trial steering committees), Population Health Research Institute (clinical trial steering committee), SLACK Incorporated (chief medical editor, Cardiology Today's Intervention), and WebMD (CME steering committees). Additional relationships for Dr. Bhatt: senior associate editor for Journal of Invasive Cardiology; data-monitoring committees with Duke Clinical Research Institute, Mayo Clinic, and Population Health Research Institute; and unfunded research for FlowCo, PLx Pharma, and Takeda. Dr. Christopher P. Cannon discloses the following relationships: research grants from Accumetrics, AstraZeneca, CSL Behring, Essentialis, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Regeneron, Sanofi, and Takeda; advisory board for Alnylam, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LipimetiX Development LLC, and Pfizer; and clinical advisor for and equity in Automedics Medical Systems.
Quality of Care for Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes as a Function of Hospital Revascularization Capability: Insights From Get With The Guidelines-CAD
Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2014
© 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 37, Issue 5, pages 285–292, May 2014
How to Cite
Thukkani, A. K., Fonarow, G. C., Cannon, C. P., Cox, M., Hernandez, A. F., Peterson, E. D., Peacock, W. F., Laskey, W. K., Schwamm, L. H., Bhatt, D. L. and for the Get With the Guidelines Steering Committee and Investigators (2014), Quality of Care for Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes as a Function of Hospital Revascularization Capability: Insights From Get With The Guidelines-CAD. Clin Cardiol, 37: 285–292. doi: 10.1002/clc.22246
The authors have no other funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose.
- Issue online: 14 MAY 2014
- Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2014
- Manuscript Revised: 10 DEC 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 DEC 2013
- Manuscript Received: 3 OCT 2013
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