Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice.

@article{Rosenthal2005EarlyEW,
  title={Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice.},
  author={Meredith B Rosenthal and Richard G. Frank and Zhonghe Li and Arnold M. Epstein},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2005},
  volume={294 14},
  pages={
          1788-93
        }
}
CONTEXT The adoption of pay-for-performance mechanisms for quality improvement is growing rapidly. 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. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a prototypical physician pay-for-performance program on quality of care. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We evaluated a natural experiment with pay-for-performance using administrative reports of… 

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