Submitted for Publication: September 5, 2014; final revision received October 15, 2014; accepted October 21, 2014.
Published Online: December 18, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5185.
Study concept and design: Ying, Quinn.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Ying, Quinn, Baumritter.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Ying, Quinn, Wade.
Obtained funding: Quinn.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Quinn, Baumritter, Daniel.
Study supervision: Ying, Daniel.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Ying reported receiving personal fees from Janssen Research and Development LLC outside this work. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by a cooperative agreement grant (U10 EY017014) from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. Drs Ying, Quinn, Wade, Repka, and Daniel and Ms Baumritter report receiving grants from the National Eye Institute during the conduct of this study. Dr Repka reports funding from the American Academy of Ophthalmology outside this work.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funders had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Group Information: Members of the e-ROP Cooperative Group include the following: Office of Study Chair: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Graham E. Quinn, MD, MSCE (principal investigator [PI]); Kelly C. Wade, MD, PhD, MSCE; Agnieshka Baumritter, MS; Trang B. Duros; and Lisa Erbring. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University: Michael X. Repka, MD (PI); Jennifer A. Shepard, CRNP, David Emmert, BA; and C. Mark Herring. Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Children’s Hospital: Deborah VanderVeen, MD (PI); Suzanne Johnston, MD; Carolyn Wu, MD; Jason Mantagos, MD; Danielle Ledoux, MD; Tamar Winter, RN, BSN, IBCLC; Frank Weng; and Theresa Mansfield, RN. Columbus, Ohio: Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ohio State University Hospital: Don L. Bremer, MD (PI); Mary Lou McGregor, MD; Catherine Olson Jordan, MD; David L. Rogers, MD; Rae R. Fellows, MEd, CCRC; Suzanne Brandt, RNC, BSN; and Brenda Mann, RNC, BSN. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University: David Wallace, MD (PI); Sharon Freedman, MD; Sarah K. Jones; Du Tran-Viet; and Rhonda “Michelle” Young. Louisville, Kentucky: University of Louisville: Charles C. Barr, MD (PI); Rahul Bhola, MD; Craig Douglas, MD; Peggy Fishman, MD; Michelle Bottorff; Brandi Hubbuch, RN, MSN, NNP-BC; and Rachel Keith, PhD. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota: Erick D. Bothun, MD (PI); Inge DeBecker, MD; Jill Anderson, MD; Ann Marie Holleschau, BA, CCRP; Nichole E. Miller, MA, RN, NNP; and Darla N. Nyquist, MA, RN, NNP. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma: R. Michael Siatkowski, MD (PI); Lucas Trigler, MD; Marilyn Escobedo, MD; Karen Corff, MS, ARNP, NNP-BC; Michelle Huynh, MS, ARNP; and Kelli Satnes, MS, ARNP, NNP-BC. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Monte D. Mills, MD (PI); Will Anninger, MD; Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE; Graham Quinn, MD, MSCE; Karen A. Karp, BSN; and Denise Pearson, COMT. San Antonio, Texas: University of Texas: Alice Gong, MD (PI); John Stokes, MD; Clio Armitage Harper, MD; Laurie Weaver; Carmen McHenry, BSN; Kathryn Conner; Rosalind Heemer; and Elnora Cokley, RNC. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah: Robert Hoffman, MD (PI); David Dries, MD; Katie Jo Farnsworth; Deborah Harrison, MS; Bonnie Carlstrom; and Cyrie Ann Frye, CRA, OCT-C. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University: David Morrison, MD (PI); Sean Donahue, MD; Nancy Benegas, MD; Sandy Owings, COA, CCRP; Sandra Phillips, COT, CRI; and Scott Ruark. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Hospital of the Foothills Medical Center: Anna Ells, MD, FRCS (PI); Patrick Mitchell, MD; April Ingram; and Rosie Sorbie, RN.
Data Coordinating Center: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: Gui-shuang Ying, PhD (PI); Maureen Maguire, PhD; Mary Brightwell-Arnold, BA, SCP; Maxwell Pistilli, MS; Kathleen McWilliams, CCRP; Sandra Harris; and Claressa Whearry.
Image Reading Center: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: Ebenezer Daniel, MBBS, MS, MPH (PI); E. Revell Martin, BA; Candace R. Parker Ostroff; Krista Sepielli; and Eli Smith.
Expert Readers: Antonio Capone, MD (The Vision Research Foundation, Royal Oak, Michigan); G. Baker Hubbard, MD (Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia); and Anna Ells, MD, FRCS (University of Calgary Medical Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada).
Image Data Management Center: Inoveon Corp: Peter Lloyd Hildebrand, MD (PI); Kerry Davis; G. Carl Gibson; and Regina Hansen.
Cost-Effectiveness Component: Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS (PI), and Lisa Prosser, PhD.
Data Management and Oversight Committee: David C. Musch, PhD, MPH (chair); Stephen P. Christiansen, MD; Ditte J. Hess, CRA; Steven M. Kymes, PhD; SriniVas R. Sadda, MD; and Ryan Spaulding, PhD.
National Eye Institute: Eleanor B. Schron, PhD, RN.