Pay-for-performance in the United Kingdom: impact of the quality and outcomes framework: a systematic review.

@article{Gillam2012PayforperformanceIT,
  title={Pay-for-performance in the United Kingdom: impact of the quality and outcomes framework: a systematic review.},
  author={Stephen J. Gillam and Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena and Nicholas Steel},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={461-8}
}
PURPOSE Primary care practices in the United Kingdom have received substantial financial rewards for achieving standards set out in the Quality and Outcomes Framework since April 2004. This article reviews the growing evidence for the impact of the framework on the quality of primary medical care. METHODS Five hundred seventy-five articles were identified by searching the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsycINFO databases, and from the reference lists of published reviews and articles. One hundred… CONTINUE READING
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