Accepted for Publication: January 14, 2013.
Published Online: March 11, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.123
Author Contributions: Drs Dorsey and Biglan had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Dorsey, Boyd, Beck, Seidmann, and Biglan. Acquisition of data: Dorsey, Venkataraman, Grana, Bull, and Biglan. Analysis and interpretation of data: Dorsey, Venkataraman, Grana, George, Boyd, Beck, Rajan, Seidmann, and Biglan. Drafting of the manuscript: Dorsey and Venkataraman. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Grana, Bull, George, Boyd, Beck, Rajan, Seidmann, and Biglan. Statistical analysis: Venkataraman and Beck. Obtained funding: Dorsey, Boyd, Seidmann, and Biglan. Administrative, technical, and material support: Venkataraman, Grana, and Bull. Study supervision: Dorsey and Biglan.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Dorsey has stock options in ConsultingMD, is a consultant to Medtronic, has a contract with the Presbyterian Home for Central New York, and receives grant support from Verizon. Dr Biglan receives research support from Lundbeck, Google, and Blue Cross Blue Shield (Rochester, New York) and contracts with the Presbyterian Home for Central New York and the Susquehanna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Drs Dorsey, Biglan, and Seidmann are developing a patent application related to telemedicine.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by research grants from Google and Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield (Rochester, New York), by the Paul Beeson Career Development Award Program (National Institute on Aging grant K23 AG 032910 to Dr Boyd from the American Federation for Aging Research, the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Atlantic Philanthropies, the Starr Foundation, and an anonymous donor), and by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowship (grant PDF-SFW-1204 to Mr George).
Role of the Sponsors: Google and Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield (Rochester, New York) did not participate in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.