Accepted for Publication: July 17, 2012.
Published Online: February 20, 2013. doi:10.1001/2013.jamadermatol.380
Author Contributions: Drs Whited, Warshaw, and Kapur had full access to 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: Whited, Warshaw, Reda, Moritz, and Datta. Acquisition of data: Raju, Cook, Engasser, Pullen, Parks, Warshaw, Edison, and Marty. Analysis and interpretation of data: Whited, Warshaw, Kapur, Thottapurathu, Moritz, Reda, Motyka, Sindowski, Brown, and Datta. Drafting of the manuscript: Whited. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Warshaw, Kapur, Moritz, Reda, Datta, Edison, Chren, and Marty. Statistical analysis: Kapur, Thottapurathu, Motyka, Moritz, and Reda. Administrative, technical, and material support: Moritz, Sindowski, Motyka, Brown, and Chren. Study supervision: Whited, Warshaw, Reda, and Moritz. Obtained funding: Whited and Warshaw.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Drs Whited and Edison are coeditors of the book Teledermatology: A User's Guide published by Cambridge University Press and receive royalties based on sales. Dr Chren is a consultant to Genetech Inc (on patient-reported outcomes).
Funding/Support: Dr Chren is supported by grant K24 AR052667 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease, National Institutes of Health. This study was supported by grant HSR&D IIR 05-278 from the US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the US Department of Veterans Affairs or the US government.
Additional Information: Skindex-16 was used with the permission of Mary-Margaret Chren, MD.