Physicians were most comfortable with pay-for-performance
models and least comfortable with shared savings arrangements, suggesting that physicians were less comfortable with models that they knew least about.
Monitoring implementation of pay-for-performance
scheme selectedfor piloting;
Sustainability of Quality Improvement Following Removal of Pay-for-Performance
Healthcare company Aetna (NYSE:AET) reported on Wednesday the execution of a pay-for-performance
agreement to implement a performance incentive programme that recognizes and rewards doctors who meet or exceed agreed-upon targets for patient safety, quality and efficiency.
Cynthia Lee Dow, an executive search consultant for Russell Reynolds Associates, where she heads up the legal and compliance practice for the United States, says the pay-for-performance
trend is one that is here to stay, especially for top paid executives.
Program designers often use convenient data to measure performance, with the result that they end up with pay-for-performance
programs that are actually paying for inputs.
Nevertheless, the results are good news and pay-for-performance
could be an important tool for accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
This study exploits a natural experiment in the province of Ontario, Canada to identify empirically the impact of pay-for-performance
(P4P) incentives on the provision of targeted primary care services, and whether physicians' responses differ by age, practice size and baseline compliance level.
Fill Your Vacancies with Pay-for-Performance
In this issue of the journal, Ryan examined the impact on disparities of a hospital-based pay-for-performance
demonstration, the Premier Inc.
I have long thought that the so-called pay-for-performance
systems consider only the carrot or the stick in trying to encourage workers toward better performance.
Hamm, CPA, served as an executive compensation consultant, designing pay-for-performance