PAY-FOR-PERFORMANCE:ASSEMBLING THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF A SUSTAINABLE PROGRAM
Medstat, October 10, 2005
Five years after a landmark study revealed serious shortcomings in the U.S. healthcare system, problems with quality of care continue to afflict the system and costs continue to rise. One of the most promising solutions to emerge in recent years has been pay-for-performance (P4P), a concept by which hospitals and physicians are rewarded for following clinical guidelines and achieving optimal clinical outcomes. Many healthcare experts see pay-for-performance as perhaps the best current hope for salvaging the existing market-based payment system. BY: Jonathan Conklin, and Audrey Weiss, Ph.D. Medstat, Ann Arbor, MI www.medstat.com (PDF format - click here to download the latest version of acrobat reader)
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