Accepted for Publication: February 4, 2013.
Published Online: July 1, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.293.
Acquisition of data: Prabhakaran, O’Neill, Stein-Spencer, Walter.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Prabhakaran, Walter, Alberts.
Drafting of the manuscript: Prabhakaran.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Prabhakaran.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Prabhakaran, O’Neill, Stein-Spencer, Walter.
Study supervision: Prabhakaran.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Alberts has received honoraria from Genentech from its speaker bureau and as a consultant.
Additional Contributions: The following stroke program coordinators provided efforts in this project and data collection at each site: Deborah Bergman, MS, APN, FNP-BC, FAHA, Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Laura Vaught, RN, Rush University Medical Center; Sandy Hoelzel, RN, Resurrection Medical Center; Bridget Joyce, RN, Our Lady of Resurrection; JoAnn Ciszewski, RN, St Joseph’s Hospital; Cedric McKoy, RN, University of Chicago Medical Center; Laura Owens, RN, Mercy Hospital; Heidi Beckstrom, BS, Mount Sinai Hospital; Kathy Ponds, APN, Advocate Trinity Hospital; and Kathleen Wians, RN, BS, MS, St Mary of Nazareth Hospital.