physician incentive plans

Summary

Summary: Compensatory plans designed to motivate physicians in relation to patient referral, physician recruitment, and efficient use of the health facility.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groups
    Robert Town
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:80S-118S. 2004
  2. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
  3. ncbi Pay-for-performance programs in family practices in the United Kingdom
    Tim Doran
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 355:375-84. 2006
  4. ncbi What drives change? Barriers to and incentives for achieving evidence-based practice
    Richard Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 180:S57-60. 2004
  5. pmc The UK pay-for-performance programme in primary care: estimation of population mortality reduction
    Robert Fleetcroft
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e345-52. 2010
  6. ncbi Conceptual issues in the design and implementation of pay-for-quality programs
    Gary J Young
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:144-50. 2005
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Exclusion of patients from pay-for-performance targets by English physicians
    Tim Doran
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 359:274-84. 2008
  9. ncbi Pay for performance in health care: strategic issues for Australian experiments
    Ian A Scott
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:31-5. 2007
  10. ncbi General internists' views on pay-for-performance and public reporting of quality scores: a national survey
    Lawrence P Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:492-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groups
    Robert 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...
  2. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen 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...
  3. ncbi Pay-for-performance programs in family practices in the United Kingdom
    Tim 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...
  4. ncbi What drives change? Barriers to and incentives for achieving evidence-based practice
    Richard 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...
  5. pmc The UK pay-for-performance programme in primary care: estimation of population mortality reduction
    Robert 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...
  6. ncbi Conceptual issues in the design and implementation of pay-for-quality programs
    Gary 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Exclusion of patients from pay-for-performance targets by English physicians
    Tim 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)...
  9. ncbi Pay for performance in health care: strategic issues for Australian experiments
    Ian A Scott
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:31-5. 2007
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  10. ncbi General internists' views on pay-for-performance and public reporting of quality scores: a national survey
    Lawrence 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...
  11. pmc Provider attitudes toward pay-for-performance programs: development and validation of a measurement instrument
    Mark 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...
  12. ncbi Paying for quality: providers' incentives for quality improvement
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:127-41. 2004
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  13. ncbi Paying for performance: implementing a statewide project in California
    Cheryl L Damberg
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 14:66-79. 2005
  14. ncbi Paying for performance in the United States and abroad
    Arnold M Epstein
    N Engl J Med 355:406-8. 2006
  15. ncbi Penetrating the "black box": financial incentives for enhancing the quality of physician services
    Douglas 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...
  16. pmc Value for money and the Quality and Outcomes Framework in primary care in the UK NHS
    Simon 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...
  17. ncbi Pay-for-performance research: how to learn what clinicians and policy makers need to know
    R Adams Dudley
    JAMA 294:1821-3. 2005
  18. ncbi The impact of pay-for-performance on health care quality in Massachusetts, 2001-2003
    Steven 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...
  19. pmc The impact of physician bonuses, enhanced fees, and feedback on childhood immunization coverage rates
    G 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...
  20. ncbi Paying physicians for high-quality care
    Arnold M Epstein
    N Engl J Med 350:406-10. 2004
  21. ncbi A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physicians
    Jodie 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...
  22. ncbi State public policy: the impacts of Oklahoma's physician incentive programs
    Michael 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...
  23. ncbi Pay for performance in commercial HMOs
    Meredith 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...
  24. ncbi Pay-for-performance and accountability: related themes in improving health care
    John 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...
  25. pmc Ethnic disparities in diabetes management and pay-for-performance in the UK: the Wandsworth Prospective Diabetes Study
    Christopher 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...
  26. ncbi What's the return? Assessing the effect of "pay-for-performance" initiatives on the quality of care delivery
    Stephen 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...
  27. ncbi Paying for care episodes and care coordination
    Karen Davis
    N Engl J Med 356:1166-8. 2007
  28. ncbi Quality of primary care in England with the introduction of pay for performance
    Stephen Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 357:181-90. 2007
  29. ncbi Impact of contractual financial incentives on the ascertainment and management of smoking in primary care
    Tim 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...
  30. ncbi Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physicians
    Donald 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
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  31. ncbi Pay-for-performance in publicly financed healthcare: some international experience and considerations for Canada
    George H Pink
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Healthc Pap 6:8-26. 2006
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  32. pmc Putting smart money to work for quality improvement
    Nancy 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...
  33. ncbi Paying for quality improvement: compliance with tobacco cessation guidelines
    Gail Amundson
    Quality and Utilization Improvement, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:59-65. 2003
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  34. ncbi The impact of financial incentives and a patient registry on preventive care quality: increasing provider adherence to evidence-based smoking cessation practice guidelines
    Joachim Roski
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Prev Med 36:291-9. 2003
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  35. ncbi 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
  36. ncbi Paying for performance--risks and recommendations
    Elliott S Fisher
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1845-7. 2006
  37. ncbi Effectiveness of financial incentives in exchange for rural and underserviced area return-of-service commitments: systematic review of the literature
    Ian 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...
  38. ncbi Incentive implementation in physician practices: A qualitative study of practice executive perspectives on pay for performance
    Barbara 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...
  39. ncbi Health plan pay-for-performance strategies
    Sally Trude
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 4078 Slam Gate Road, Crozet, VA 22932, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:537-42. 2006
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  40. ncbi Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice
    Meredith 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...
  41. ncbi Practical design and implementation considerations in pay-for-performance programs
    Thomas R Williams
    Am J Manag Care 12:77-80. 2006
  42. pmc The experience of pay for performance in English family practice: a qualitative study
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 6:228-34. 2008
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  43. ncbi Getting rewards for your results: pay-for-performance programs
    Scott Endsley
    Department of Family Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, in Downers Grove, Ill, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 11:45-50. 2004
  44. ncbi Building blocks to adopting a pay-for-performance model
    Roxana 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...
  45. ncbi 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 framework
    Tim 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...
  46. ncbi 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
  47. pmc Organizational and market influences on physician performance on patient experience measures
    Hector 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...
  48. ncbi The emerging role of pay-for-performance contracting for health care services
    James H Thrall
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 233:637-40. 2004
  49. ncbi Hospital responses to pay-for-performance incentives
    Kristin 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...
  50. pmc Getting real performance out of pay-for-performance
    Sean 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...
  51. pmc "Mind the gap!" Evaluation of the performance gap attributable to exception reporting and target thresholds in the new GMS contract: National database analysis
    Robert Fleetcroft
    Primary Care Group, School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia Norwich, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:131. 2008
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  52. ncbi Pay for performance: quality and cost control go arm in arm
    Jan 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...
  53. ncbi Pay for performance--a reply
    Sayed H Aleali
    Conn Med 70:283. 2006
  54. ncbi Pay for performance: a reimbursement shift
    H Dunbar Hoskins
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:905-6. 2006
  55. ncbi Experiments in payment
    Mark 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...
  56. ncbi Pay-for-performance
    Robert D Greenberg
    Conn Med 70:120. 2006
  57. ncbi Pay for performance means compliance-based care
    Richard O Dolinar
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:328-33. 2006
  58. ncbi What is pay for performance?
    Baretta R Casey
    J Ky Med Assoc 104:177-8. 2006
  59. ncbi P4P: rumors of its demise may be exaggerated
    Meredith 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...
  60. ncbi Pay for performance (P4P)
    Michael Leitman
    Natl Med J India 21:44-5. 2008
  61. ncbi Using knowledge of multiple levels of variation in care to target performance incentives to providers
    Marc 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...
  62. ncbi Pay-for-performance: it must be about quality
    Michael D Maves
    American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Conn Med 71:221-2. 2007
  63. ncbi The response of physician groups to P4P incentives
    Ateev 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...
  64. ncbi Pay for performance for the allergist-immunologist: potential promise and problems
    Michael 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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. ncbi Following the leaders
    MargaretAnn Cross
    Manag Care 16:16-8, 21, 25. 2007
  67. ncbi Combining pay for performance with gainsharing
    James Reynolds
    Reynolds and Company Management Consultants, New York, NY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:50-5. 2006
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  68. ncbi 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
  69. ncbi Pay for performance: evaluating incentive plans
    Mary Milroy
    Yankton Medical Clinic, Yankton, SD, USA
    S D Med 60:201. 2007
  70. ncbi Audio interview: pay for performance--recommendations of the Institute of Medicine, with Dr. Elliott S. Fisher and Dr. Karen Davis interviewed by Rachel Gotbaum
    Elliott Fisher
    N Engl J Med 355:e14. 2006
  71. ncbi P4P programs quadruple. Physicians, regulators still question use of plans
    Andis Robeznieks
    Mod Healthc 37:10. 2007
  72. pmc Patient outcomes and evidence-based medicine in a preferred provider organization setting: a six-year evaluation of a physician pay-for-performance program
    Amanda S Gilmore
    Health Benchmarks Inc, Woodland Hills, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2140-59; discussion 2294-323. 2007
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  73. ncbi A pediatric-focused review of the performance incentive literature
    Alyna 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
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  74. ncbi Pay for performance is growing up
    Jochen Profit
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:713-4. 2007
  75. ncbi Bridging a quality movement. Collaboration seeks to make pay-for-performance a mainstream practice
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 36:14. 2006
  76. ncbi Unfulfilled potential. More performance pay would improve care: NCQA
    Tony Fong
    Mod Healthc 34:12. 2004
  77. ncbi Using bioinformatics to keep "pay for performance" fair: a modest proposal
    Sherman C Stein
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E7. 2005
  78. ncbi Pay for performance and the hospital quality initiative
    Brett 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...
  79. pmc Talking about money: how primary care physicians respond to a patient's question about financial incentives
    Steven 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...
  80. ncbi "P4P"--a force to be reckoned with
    Charles Kahn
    Federation of American Hospitals, USA
    Hosp Outlook 8:12. 2005
  81. ncbi Commentary on "Penetrating the 'black box': financial incentives for enhancing the quality of physician services," by Douglas A. Conrad and Jon B. Christianson
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:69S-75S. 2004
  82. ncbi AMA sets some ground rules. Detailed conditions outlined for pay-for-performance
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 35:17. 2005
  83. ncbi Managed care and efficient rationing
    Meredith 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...
  84. ncbi Quality incentive payment systems: promise and problems
    Peter 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...
  85. ncbi The value of "quality" in the care we give
    Charles D Guess
    J Miss State Med Assoc 46:331. 2005
  86. ncbi Pay-for-performance: whether fad or foundation, doctors must be involved now
    Paul Natinsky
    Mich Med 104:12-6. 2005
  87. ncbi Is pay for performance ethical?
    Richard E Thompson
    Missouri State University, Springfield, USA
    Physician Exec 31:60-2. 2005
  88. ncbi Pay for performance--for whom the bell tolls
    Robert 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...
  89. ncbi Physician buy-in is essential for pay for performance
    Robert 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...
  90. ncbi A business prescription
    Karen Pallarito
    US News World Rep 139:38-9. 2005
  91. ncbi The dark side of P4P
    David 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...
  92. ncbi Keeping score. Scorecards, profiles and report cards rapidly expanding to track physician performance
    Maureen 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...
  93. ncbi Medicare and Medicaid HMO incentive plan rules change
    B 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 ..
  94. ncbi Group health cooperative's transformation toward patient-centered access
    James D Ralston
    Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:703-24. 2009
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  95. ncbi Preparing for quality-based payments: trends and legal barriers to successful implementation
    Catherine 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...
  96. ncbi Violations of service fairness and legal ramifications: the case of the managed care industry
    M 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...
  97. ncbi Pay-for-performance program focuses on Web-based quality data
    Michael A Patmas
    Clear Choice Health Plans, Bend, Oregon, USA
    Physician Exec 32:58-61. 2006
  98. ncbi 9 ways to reduce unwarranted variation
    Martin Sipkoff
    Manag Care 12:20-4, 27-8, 30 passim. 2003
  99. ncbi The area needs certificate
    D W Paterson
    S Afr Med J 93:87-8. 2003
  100. ncbi Incentives for quality: the challenges for research and policy
    Peter C Smith
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:65-6. 2004
  101. pmc Physician pay-for-performance. Implementation and research issues
    Jon 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...

Research Grants29

  1. Evaluation of the 'Rewarding Results' Program
    Gary Young; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Impact of Changing Public Policy on the Family
    Jonathan Gruber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Wade. ..
  3. Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SA
    Mark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..
  4. Conference on Assessing Quality of Care for Diabetes
    Eve Kerr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Cancer Center Renovation Grant
    Donald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    AUBREY 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. ..
  7. HEALTH PLAN RESPONSES TO MEDICARE HMO PREMIUM PAYMENTS
    RANDALL 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. ..
  8. Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)
    Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  9. GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    E Reece; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..During the upcoming grant period, we anticipate the planning and funding of the UM Clinical and Translational Science Center. ..
  10. Naturally occurring T regulatory cells control airway hyperresponsiveness
    Erwin Gelfand; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness Care
    James 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. ..
  12. Mental Health Spending and Quality of Care
    Thomas 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. ..
  13. Economics of Racial & Ethnic Disparities in MH Services
    Thomas McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Test for evidence that patient reaction to provider discrimination leads to lower compliance rates and worse outcomes for these minorities. ..
  14. NETWORK EFFECTS IN MENTAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE
    Thomas McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4) Test the behavior of the managed care plans against the predictions of the optimal network theory. ..
  15. Human Subjects Research Electronic Tracking System
    Donald 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. ..
  16. Mental Health and Labor Market Outcomes
    Roland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. MEKK2 Regulation of Mast Cell/T Cell Cytokine Production
    Erwin Gelfand; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The studies will also define MEKK2 and ERK5 as targets for drug discovery for the control of allergic inflammation. ..
  18. Prostate Cancer Survivor Narratives & Doctors' Responses
    Barbara Bokhour; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEY
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. CONSTRUCTION OF RESEARCH ANIMAL FACILITY
    Donald 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. ..
  21. New Evidence on the Persistence of High Health Spending
    Richard 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. ..
  22. MH AND ADVERSE SELECTION IN MANAGED CARE
    Thomas 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. ..
  23. The Eighteenth Annual Health Economics Conference
    JONATHAN 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]..
  24. Videoscopic Drainage of Infected Pancreatic Collections
    Karen 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. ..
  25. Hospital-Physician Gainsharing
    JONATHAN 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. ..
  26. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROVEMENT
    Donald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONS
    Wendy 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. ..