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Measuring the quality of Patients’ goals and action plans: development and validation of a novel tool

  • Cayla R Teal3,
  • Paul Haidet4,
  • Ajay S Balasubramanyam1,
  • Elisa Rodriguez1 and
  • Aanand D Naik1, 2Email author
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201212:152

Received: 22 May 2012

Accepted: 12 December 2012

Published: 27 December 2012

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Original Submission
22 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carol Bennett
9 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Candace Nelson
29 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Aanand Naik
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
27 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-12-152

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Authors’ Affiliations

Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Department of Medicine, Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, MEDVAMC HSR&D Center of Excellence
Department of Medicine, Section of General Medicine, and the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine
The Office of Medical Education and the Departments of Medicine and Humanities, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine