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Randomized controlled trial of a coordinated care intervention to improve risk factor control after stroke or transient ischemic attack in the safety net: Secondary stroke prevention by Uniting Community and Chronic care model teams Early to End Disparities (SUCCEED)

  • Amytis Towfighi1, 2, 3Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Eric M. Cheng4,
  • Monica Ayala-Rivera3, 4,
  • Heather McCreath4,
  • Nerses Sanossian2, 5,
  • Tara Dutta3, 6,
  • Bijal Mehta4, 7,
  • Robert Bryg4, 8,
  • Neal Rao4, 8,
  • Shlee Song9,
  • Ali Razmara3, 10,
  • Magaly Ramirez11,
  • Theresa Sivers-Teixeira2, 3,
  • Jamie Tran7,
  • Elizabeth Mojarro-Huang3, 5,
  • Ana Montoya3, 7, 8,
  • Marilyn Corrales1, 3,
  • Beatrice Martinez3, 7,
  • Phyllis Willis12,
  • Mireya Macias13,
  • Nancy Ibrahim14,
  • Shinyi Wu15, 16,
  • Jeremy Wacksman17,
  • Hilary Haber17,
  • Adam Richards4,
  • Frances Barry4,
  • Valerie Hill3,
  • Brian Mittman18,
  • William Cunningham4,
  • Honghu Liu4,
  • David A. Ganz4, 16, 18,
  • Diane Factor13 and
  • Barbara G. Vickrey4, 19
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:24

Received: 10 May 2016

Accepted: 9 January 2017

Published: 6 February 2017

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Original Submission
10 May 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Jun 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Phipps
5 Jul 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rachael Macisaac
7 Jul 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dilip Pandey
29 Aug 2016 Author responded Author comments - Amytis Towfighi
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Aug 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Amytis Towfighi
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 3
9 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0792-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
University of Southern California
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente
Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Los Angeles
Watts Labor Community Action Committee
Worker Education and Resource Center
Esperanza Community Housing
School of Social Work, Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, and Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California
RAND Corporation
Dimagi, Inc.
Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai