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Table 6 ProACT Centers and Investigators

From: Design and rationale of the Procalcitonin Antibiotic Consensus Trial (ProACT), a multicenter randomized trial of procalcitonin antibiotic guidance in lower respiratory tract infection

Center # hospital beds Urbanicity Teaching status Ownership City, State
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 602 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Boston, MA
Brigham and Women’s Hospital 763 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Boston, MA
Detroit Receiving Hospital 225 Urban Large teaching Profit Detroit, MI
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center 545 Rural Small teaching Nonprofit Duluth, MN
Hershey Medical Center 454 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Hershey, PA
Maricopa Medical Center 275 Urban Large teaching Government Maricopa. AZ
Massachusetts General Hospital 941 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Boston, MA
Norwalk Hospital 261 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Norwalk, CT
Ohio State University Hospital 850 Urban Large teaching Government Columbus, OH
University of Alabama Hospital 997 Urban Large teaching Government Birmingham, AL
University of California Irvine Medical Center 350 Urban Large teaching Government Irvine, CA
University of Maryland Medical Center 771 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Baltimore, MD
UPMC Mercy 419 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Presbyterian 795 Urban Large teaching Nonprofit Pittsburgh, PA
  1. We defined teaching status using the resident-to-bed ratio, classifying hospitals as nonteaching if they had no resident trainees, small teaching if the ratio was more than zero and less than 0.2, and large teaching if the ratio was 0.2 or greater [58]
  2. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Michael Donnino; Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Peter Hou; Detroit Receiving Hospital: Robert Sherwin; Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center: John Holst; Hershey Medical Center: Colleen Rafferty, Daniel Rodgers; Maricopa Medical Center: William Dachman, Frank LoVecchio; Massachusetts General Hospital: Michael Filbin; Norwalk Hospital: Jonathan Fine, Jean Hammel; Ohio State University Hospital: Matthew Exline, Lauren Southerland; University of Alabama Hospital: Michael Kurz, David McCullum; University of California Irvine Medical Center: Shahram Lotfipour; University of Maryland Medical Center: Gentry Wilkerson; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital: Heather Prunty, Brian Suffoletto; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital: Aaron Brown, Franziska Jovin