physician incentive plans
Summary: Compensatory plans designed to motivate physicians in relation to patient referral, physician recruitment, and efficient use of the health facility.
Publications174 found, 100 shown here
- Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groupsRobert Town
University of Minnesota, USA
Med Care Res Rev 61:80S-118S. 2004..Finally, the dynamics of incentive change are considered, with a focus on describing the conditions under which physicians and physician organizations respond to incentive changes...
- Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in EnglandStephen M Campbell
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009..A pay-for-performance scheme based on meeting targets for the quality of clinical care was introduced to family practice in England in 2004...
- Pay-for-performance programs in family practices in the United KingdomTim Doran
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 355:375-84. 2006..This contract increases existing income according to performance with respect to 146 quality indicators covering clinical care for 10 chronic diseases, organization of care, and patient experience...
- What drives change? Barriers to and incentives for achieving evidence-based practiceRichard Grol
Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Med J Aust 180:S57-60. 2004..Planning needs to take into account the nature of the innovation; characteristics of the professionals and patients involved; and the social, organisational, economic and political context...
- The UK pay-for-performance programme in primary care: estimation of population mortality reductionRobert Fleetcroft
School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Br J Gen Pract 60:e345-52. 2010..General practices in the UK contract with the government to receive additional payments for high-quality primary care. Little is known about the resulting impact on population health...
- Conceptual issues in the design and implementation of pay-for-quality programsGary J Young
Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
Am J Med Qual 20:144-50. 2005..Examples are drawn from the Rewarding Results demonstration project for which the authors serve as the national evaluation team...
- Does pay-for-performance improve the quality of health care?Laura A Petersen
Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:265-72. 2006..This produces no financial incentives and, in some cases, produces disincentives for quality. Increasing numbers of programs link payment to performance...
- Exclusion of patients from pay-for-performance targets by English physiciansTim Doran
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 359:274-84. 2008..However, exception reporting may allow physicians to inappropriately exclude patients for whom targets have been missed (a practice known as gaming)...
- Pay for performance in health care: strategic issues for Australian experimentsIan A Scott
Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Med J Aust 187:31-5. 2007....
- General internists' views on pay-for-performance and public reporting of quality scores: a national surveyLawrence P Casalino
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:492-9. 2007..Public and private policymakers might avoid a physician backlash and better succeed at improving health care quality if they consider these concerns when designing P4P and public reporting programs...
- Provider attitudes toward pay-for-performance programs: development and validation of a measurement instrumentMark Meterko
Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Medical Center 152M, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
Health Serv Res 41:1959-78. 2006..To develop an instrument for assessing physician attitudes toward quality incentive programs, and to assess its reliability and validity...
- Paying for quality: providers' incentives for quality improvementMeredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:127-41. 2004....
- Paying for performance: implementing a statewide project in CaliforniaCheryl L Damberg
RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 14:66-79. 2005
- Paying for performance in the United States and abroadArnold M Epstein
N Engl J Med 355:406-8. 2006
- Penetrating the "black box": financial incentives for enhancing the quality of physician servicesDouglas A Conrad
University of Washington, USA
Med Care Res Rev 61:37S-68S. 2004..The model is extended qualitatively to offer further hypotheses and research directions. Finally, gaps and limitations of the model and of the extant empirical research are articulated, and additional researchable questions are posed...
- Value for money and the Quality and Outcomes Framework in primary care in the UK NHSSimon Walker
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
Br J Gen Pract 60:e213-20. 2010..Despite its achievements, there are concerns that the QOF may offer poor value for money...
- Pay-for-performance research: how to learn what clinicians and policy makers need to knowR Adams Dudley
JAMA 294:1821-3. 2005
- The impact of pay-for-performance on health care quality in Massachusetts, 2001-2003Steven D Pearson
Clinical and Economic Review, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1167-76. 2008..Future research is required to determine whether changes to the magnitude, structure, or alignment of P4P incentives can lead to improved quality...
- The impact of physician bonuses, enhanced fees, and feedback on childhood immunization coverage ratesG Fairbrother
Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Am J Public Health 89:171-5. 1999..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects on immunization coverage of 3 incentives for physicians--a cash bonus for practice--wide increases, enhanced fee for service, and feedback...
- Paying physicians for high-quality careArnold M Epstein
N Engl J Med 350:406-10. 2004
- A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physiciansJodie Jackson
West Virginia University Office of Rural Health, PO Box 9003, Morgantown, WV 26506 9003, USA
J Rural Health 19:329-39. 2003..Critical evaluation of state-supported programs is often lacking but is necessary to determine their efficacy and to improve outcomes...
- State public policy: the impacts of Oklahoma's physician incentive programsMichael Lapolla
Center for Health Policy and Research, Oklahoma State University, 2345 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74107, USA
J Okla State Med Assoc 97:190-4. 2004..This is an average of dollar 30,000 per recipient. In return, each of these physicians will create 34 jobs and almost dollar 1 million of annual income...
- Pay for performance in commercial HMOsMeredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 355:1895-902. 2006..Although many claims have been made for the effectiveness of this approach, the extent of its national penetration remains unknown...
- Pay-for-performance and accountability: related themes in improving health careJohn W Rowe
Mailman School of Public Health corrected at Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:695-9. 2006..This article reviews the critical design features of such efforts, describes the current types of programs on offer, and comments on the implications of this emerging movement for the future of health care in the United States...
- Ethnic disparities in diabetes management and pay-for-performance in the UK: the Wandsworth Prospective Diabetes StudyChristopher Millett
Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 4:e191. 2007..We examined disparities in management of people with diabetes and intermediate clinical outcomes within a multiethnic population in primary care before and after the introduction of the new contract in April 2004...
- What's the return? Assessing the effect of "pay-for-performance" initiatives on the quality of care deliveryStephen R Grossbart
Quality Management, Catholic Healthcare Partners, 615 Elsinore Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA
Med Care Res Rev 63:29S-48S. 2006..The project led to marked improvement in the quality of clinical process delivery and accelerated the adoption of evidence-based practices...
- Paying for care episodes and care coordinationKaren Davis
N Engl J Med 356:1166-8. 2007
- Quality of primary care in England with the introduction of pay for performanceStephen Campbell
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 357:181-90. 2007
- Impact of contractual financial incentives on the ascertainment and management of smoking in primary careTim Coleman
School of Community Sciences, Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham University Hospital, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Addiction 102:803-8. 2007..The April 2004 contract for UK general practitioners (GPs) is an ambitious attempt to produce substantial changes in clinical practice. We investigated the impact of this on delivery of primary care smoking cessation interventions...
- Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physiciansDonald E Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Med Care 42:560-8. 2004....
- Pay-for-performance in publicly financed healthcare: some international experience and considerations for CanadaGeorge H Pink
Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Healthc Pap 6:8-26. 2006....
- Putting smart money to work for quality improvementNancy Dean Beaulieu
Harvard Business School, Mellon Hall A4 5, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, USA
Health Serv Res 40:1318-34. 2005..To investigate the effects of paying physicians for performance on quality measures of diabetes care when combined with other care management tools...
- Paying for quality improvement: compliance with tobacco cessation guidelinesGail Amundson
Quality and Utilization Improvement, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:59-65. 2003....
- The impact of financial incentives and a patient registry on preventive care quality: increasing provider adherence to evidence-based smoking cessation practice guidelinesJoachim Roski
National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Prev Med 36:291-9. 2003....
- Is P4P really FFS?Walter P Wodchis
Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 298:1797-9. 2007
- Paying for performance--risks and recommendationsElliott S Fisher
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
N Engl J Med 355:1845-7. 2006
- Effectiveness of financial incentives in exchange for rural and underserviced area return-of-service commitments: systematic review of the literatureIan P Sempowski
Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
Can J Rural Med 9:82-8. 2004..To evaluate the effectiveness of programs that provide financial incentives to physicians in exchange for a rural or underserviced area return-of-service (ROS) commitment...
- Incentive implementation in physician practices: A qualitative study of practice executive perspectives on pay for performanceBarbara G Bokhour
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
Med Care Res Rev 63:73S-95S. 2006..The authors discuss five different ways in which practice executives distribute rewards to physicians. These findings may help payers more effectively design and implement financial rewards for quality...
- Health plan pay-for-performance strategiesSally Trude
Center for Studying Health System Change, 4078 Slam Gate Road, Crozet, VA 22932, USA
Am J Manag Care 12:537-42. 2006....
- Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practiceMeredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 294:1788-93. 2005..Although there is intense interest in and optimism about pay-for-performance programs, there is little published research on pay-for-performance in health care...
- Practical design and implementation considerations in pay-for-performance programsThomas R Williams
Am J Manag Care 12:77-80. 2006
- The experience of pay for performance in English family practice: a qualitative studyStephen M Campbell
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Ann Fam Med 6:228-34. 2008....
- Getting rewards for your results: pay-for-performance programsScott Endsley
Department of Family Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, in Downers Grove, Ill, USA
Fam Pract Manag 11:45-50. 2004
- Building blocks to adopting a pay-for-performance modelRoxana M Maffei
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Health Information Sciences, Houston, TX, USA
JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 10:64-9; quiz 70-1. 2008..The nurse manager and nurse executive need to be familiar with this method to participate in the evaluation and implementation of such plans...
- Effect of financial incentives on inequalities in the delivery of primary clinical care in England: analysis of clinical activity indicators for the quality and outcomes frameworkTim Doran
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Lancet 372:728-36. 2008..We examined the relation between socioeconomic inequalities and delivered quality of clinical care in the first 3 years of this scheme...
- Pay-for-performance: will the latest payment trend improve care?Meredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 297:740-4. 2007
- Organizational and market influences on physician performance on patient experience measuresHector P Rodriguez
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Health Serv Res 44:880-901. 2009..To examine the extent to which medical group and market factors are related to individual primary care physician (PCP) performance on patient experience measures...
- The emerging role of pay-for-performance contracting for health care servicesJames H Thrall
Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Radiology 233:637-40. 2004
- Hospital responses to pay-for-performance incentivesKristin L Reiter
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 19:123-34. 2006..Results of this research will help inform payers and hospital managers considering the use of incentives about the nature of hospitals' responses...
- Getting real performance out of pay-for-performanceSean Nicholson
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Milbank Q 86:435-57. 2008..This article offers a paradigm for evaluating how P4P programs should be structured and how effective they are likely to be...
- "Mind the gap!" Evaluation of the performance gap attributable to exception reporting and target thresholds in the new GMS contract: National database analysisRobert Fleetcroft
Primary Care Group, School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia Norwich, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:131. 2008....
- Pay for performance: quality and cost control go arm in armJan Green
Trustee 59:6-11, 1. 2006..Is pay for performance (P4P) motivated by cost savings or the quest for quality care? The answer depends on whose P4P program is being discussed...
- Pay for performance--a replySayed H Aleali
Conn Med 70:283. 2006
- Pay for performance: a reimbursement shiftH Dunbar Hoskins
Arch Ophthalmol 124:905-6. 2006
- Experiments in paymentMark Taylor
Hosp Health Netw 82:28-33, 1. 2008..Some experts say this is the beginning of a "quiet revolution" in payment. We look at five of the most ambitious projects...
- Pay-for-performanceRobert D Greenberg
Conn Med 70:120. 2006
- Pay for performance means compliance-based careRichard O Dolinar
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:328-33. 2006
- What is pay for performance?Baretta R Casey
J Ky Med Assoc 104:177-8. 2006
- P4P: rumors of its demise may be exaggeratedMeredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Manag Care 13:238-9. 2007..Because of the critical role payment incentives play in guiding practice patterns, it is hard to imagine substantial reform of the delivery system without coordinated changes in payment...
- Pay for performance (P4P)Michael Leitman
Natl Med J India 21:44-5. 2008
- Using knowledge of multiple levels of variation in care to target performance incentives to providersMarc N Turenne
Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
Med Care 46:120-6. 2008..In developing "pay-for-performance" and capitation systems that provide incentives for improving the quality and efficiency of care, policymakers need to determine which healthcare providers to evaluate and reward...
- Pay-for-performance: it must be about qualityMichael D Maves
American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Conn Med 71:221-2. 2007
- The response of physician groups to P4P incentivesAteev Mehrotra
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Am J Manag Care 13:249-55. 2007..To assess the scope and magnitude of pay-for-performance (P4P) incentives among physician groups and to examine whether such incentives are associated with quality improvement initiatives...
- Pay for performance for the allergist-immunologist: potential promise and problemsMichael Schatz
Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:769-75. 2007..It is important for the allergist-immunologist to be an active participant in the evolving paradigm of pay for performance, advocating for the best interests of patients and providers alike...
- Gain sharing: a good concept getting a bad name?Gail R Wilensky
Project HOPE, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w58-67. 2007..Newer, narrowly defined types of gain sharing have been under consideration. More broadly defined strategies that will be tested under a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services demonstration are more promising...
- Following the leadersMargaretAnn Cross
Manag Care 16:16-8, 21, 25. 2007
- Combining pay for performance with gainsharingJames Reynolds
Reynolds and Company Management Consultants, New York, NY, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 60:50-5. 2006....
- For love, for money, or for both? Which way will we choose to transform children's health care?Charles J Homer
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:715-7. 2007
- Pay for performance: evaluating incentive plansMary Milroy
Yankton Medical Clinic, Yankton, SD, USA
S D Med 60:201. 2007
- Audio interview: pay for performance--recommendations of the Institute of Medicine, with Dr. Elliott S. Fisher and Dr. Karen Davis interviewed by Rachel GotbaumElliott Fisher
N Engl J Med 355:e14. 2006
- P4P programs quadruple. Physicians, regulators still question use of plansAndis Robeznieks
Mod Healthc 37:10. 2007
- Patient outcomes and evidence-based medicine in a preferred provider organization setting: a six-year evaluation of a physician pay-for-performance programAmanda S Gilmore
Health Benchmarks Inc, Woodland Hills, CA, USA
Health Serv Res 42:2140-59; discussion 2294-323. 2007....
- A pediatric-focused review of the performance incentive literatureAlyna T Chien
Section of Advanced Pediatric Health Services, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 19:719-25. 2007....
- Pay for performance is growing upJochen Profit
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:713-4. 2007
- Bridging a quality movement. Collaboration seeks to make pay-for-performance a mainstream practiceMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 36:14. 2006
- Unfulfilled potential. More performance pay would improve care: NCQATony Fong
Mod Healthc 34:12. 2004
- Using bioinformatics to keep "pay for performance" fair: a modest proposalSherman C Stein
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
Neurosurg Focus 19:E7. 2005
- Pay for performance and the hospital quality initiativeBrett Elliott
Del Med J 77:289-96. 2005..There is also a discussion with respect to weaknesses and strengths of HQI. The advantages occuring to both the patient and physician when the physician participates in the HQI initiative are emphasized...
- Talking about money: how primary care physicians respond to a patient's question about financial incentivesSteven D Pearson
Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:75-8. 2002..Adopting a broad spectrum of attitudes and approaches, nearly every physician avoided discussing the role of incentives and stressed instead that he or she could be trusted under any circumstance...
- "P4P"--a force to be reckoned withCharles Kahn
Federation of American Hospitals, USA
Hosp Outlook 8:12. 2005
- Commentary on "Penetrating the 'black box': financial incentives for enhancing the quality of physician services," by Douglas A. Conrad and Jon B. ChristiansonBruce E Landon
Harvard Medical School, USA
Med Care Res Rev 61:69S-75S. 2004
- AMA sets some ground rules. Detailed conditions outlined for pay-for-performanceMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 35:17. 2005
- Managed care and efficient rationingMeredith B Rosenthal
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
J Health Care Finance 28:1-10. 2002..Further research on the nature of provider and consumer rationing decisions is needed to inform the design of supply-side and demand-side incentives that will lead to an efficient allocation of services...
- Quality incentive payment systems: promise and problemsPeter A L Bonis
Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts, University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02481, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 39:S176-82. 2005..Whether these programs will achieve their objectives remains to be determined. There are many unanswered questions about their effectiveness...
- The value of "quality" in the care we giveCharles D Guess
J Miss State Med Assoc 46:331. 2005
- Pay-for-performance: whether fad or foundation, doctors must be involved nowPaul Natinsky
Mich Med 104:12-6. 2005
- Is pay for performance ethical?Richard E Thompson
Missouri State University, Springfield, USA
Physician Exec 31:60-2. 2005
- Pay for performance--for whom the bell tollsRobert M Pickoff
Hunterdon Healthcare System, Flemington, NJ, USA
Physician Exec 31:12-4. 2005..Pay -for-performance programs require physician oversight and adherence to high ethical standards if they are truly going to succeed...
- Physician buy-in is essential for pay for performanceRobert S Mirsky
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, USA
Physician Exec 31:16-9. 2005..Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida is counting on voluntary participation as it rolls out its innovative pay-for-performance program throughout the state...
- A business prescriptionKaren Pallarito
US News World Rep 139:38-9. 2005
- The dark side of P4PDavid Ollier Weber
Physician Exec 31:20-5. 2005..Examine the pitfalls of pay for performance and learn why some physicians and others are deeply concerned about the idea of incentive pay and fear it will have a negative impact on patient care...
- Keeping score. Scorecards, profiles and report cards rapidly expanding to track physician performanceMaureen Glabman
Physician Exec 31:26-31. 2005..Not all doctors like them, some even ignore them, but nevertheless the use of physician scorecards is growing and the scores may soon be widely available to the general public...
- Medicare and Medicaid HMO incentive plan rules changeB T Lynch
Pennsylvania Medical Society, Harrisburg, PA, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 51:93-4. 1997..to these rule changes, Medicare and Medicaid HMOs are now required to disclose information about physician incentive plans to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries who request it and report changes in incentive plans to HCFA at ..
- Group health cooperative's transformation toward patient-centered accessJames D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
Med Care Res Rev 66:703-24. 2009....
- Preparing for quality-based payments: trends and legal barriers to successful implementationCatherine A Martin
Adelman, Sheff, and Smith, USA
J Health Life Sci Law 2:1, 3-30. 2009..Finally, the article provides suggestions to help providers (especially hospitals) prepare for quality-based payment reforms...
- Violations of service fairness and legal ramifications: the case of the managed care industryM Chan
California State University, Stanislaus, CA, USA
J Bus Ethics 36:315-36. 2002..The value of this paper can be adapted to the study of organizations' service fairness violations in other industries or in the educational, governmental, and not-for-profit sectors both nationally and internationally...
- Pay-for-performance program focuses on Web-based quality dataMichael A Patmas
Clear Choice Health Plans, Bend, Oregon, USA
Physician Exec 32:58-61. 2006
- 9 ways to reduce unwarranted variationMartin Sipkoff
Manag Care 12:20-4, 27-8, 30 passim. 2003
- The area needs certificateD W Paterson
S Afr Med J 93:87-8. 2003
- Incentives for quality: the challenges for research and policyPeter C Smith
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:65-6. 2004
- Physician pay-for-performance. Implementation and research issuesJon B Christianson
Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S9-S13. 2006..The focus of most P4P initiatives on medical group performance raises additional questions about its potential effectiveness as a catalyst for change...
- Evaluation of the 'Rewarding Results' ProgramGary Young; Fiscal Year: 2005..s. ..
- Impact of Changing Public Policy on the FamilyJonathan Gruber; Fiscal Year: 2005..Wade. ..
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- Cancer Center Renovation GrantDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTERAUBREY MD HOUGH; Fiscal Year: 2006..In this second funding cycle, the UAMS GCRC will continue expanding campus-wide clinical investigation. Support from all three sister institutions will continue to ensure GCRC success. ..
- HEALTH PLAN RESPONSES TO MEDICARE HMO PREMIUM PAYMENTSRANDALL ELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results will also be useful to policy makers in understanding how recent Medicare reforms have altered HMO premiums, competition, benefit features and the resulting Medicare enrollments. ..
- Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTERE Reece; Fiscal Year: 2009..During the upcoming grant period, we anticipate the planning and funding of the UM Clinical and Translational Science Center. ..
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- Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness CareJames D Ralston; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results of this study will help inform the development, evaluation and dissemination of patient Web portals designed to support the care of patients with diabetes and multiple co-morbidities. ..
- Mental Health Spending and Quality of CareThomas G McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2010..We expand methods of the science of variations and apply them to mental health care using data from the Medicaid program. ..
- Economics of Racial & Ethnic Disparities in MH ServicesThomas McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2005..Test for evidence that patient reaction to provider discrimination leads to lower compliance rates and worse outcomes for these minorities. ..
- NETWORK EFFECTS IN MENTAL HEALTH MANAGED CAREThomas McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2002..4) Test the behavior of the managed care plans against the predictions of the optimal network theory. ..
- Human Subjects Research Electronic Tracking SystemDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003..WVU has a different organizational structure, a different information technology network, and different human subjects research emphasis from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. ..
- Mental Health and Labor Market OutcomesRoland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- MEKK2 Regulation of Mast Cell/T Cell Cytokine ProductionErwin Gelfand; Fiscal Year: 2003..The studies will also define MEKK2 and ERK5 as targets for drug discovery for the control of allergic inflammation. ..
- Prostate Cancer Survivor Narratives & Doctors' ResponsesBarbara Bokhour; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEYWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- CONSTRUCTION OF RESEARCH ANIMAL FACILITYDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed project, which will be co-financed by contributions from the State of Maryland, therefore, considered instrumental for sustaining the stature of the MPRC in schizophrenia research. ..
- New Evidence on the Persistence of High Health SpendingRichard Hirth; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will provide an example of how such estimates can inform the evaluation of risk-adjustment and reinsurance as mechanisms to improve the functioning of small group health insurance markets. ..
- MH AND ADVERSE SELECTION IN MANAGED CAREThomas McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2001..Understanding how adverse selection works in managed care and what can be done about it should be a very high priority for research. ..
- The Eighteenth Annual Health Economics ConferenceJONATHAN KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007..This year's conference will be held March 16-17 on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Videoscopic Drainage of Infected Pancreatic CollectionsKaren Horvath; Fiscal Year: 2004..The long-term goal is to use data obtained from this study as the basis for a multicenter, Phase III, randomized study comparing the VARD to the current standard of care, open surgical necrosectomy. ..
- Hospital-Physician GainsharingJONATHAN DAVID KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results can provide timely insights to regulators, policymakers, and managers as they consider various incentive programs to promote value through coordination. ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROVEMENTDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONSWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..