Improving physicians' preventive health care behavior through peer review and financial incentives.

@article{Morrow1995ImprovingPP,
  title={Improving physicians' preventive health care behavior through peer review and financial incentives.},
  author={Robert W Morrow and A D Gooding and Cynthia Clark},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={165-9}
}
We assessed improvement of preventive health care behaviors by physicians in an independent practice association-health maintenance organization. A before-after, 3-year study of a defined cohort measured changes through chart audit, accompanied by peer review, feedback, and financial incentives. Outcome measures consisted of rates of mump-measles-rubella (MMR) immunization, screening for cholesterol levels, and charting adequacy. Offices meeting MMR vaccination standards over 3 years increased… CONTINUE READING

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