Pay-for-performance principles that promote patient-centered care: an ethics manifesto.

@article{Snyder2007PayforperformancePT,
  title={Pay-for-performance principles that promote patient-centered care: an ethics manifesto.},
  author={Lois Snyder and Richard L. Neubauer},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={147 11},
  pages={
          792-4
        }
}
  • L. Snyder, R. Neubauer
  • Published 4 December 2007
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Annals of internal medicine
Pay-for-performance programs are growing, but little evidence exists on their effectiveness or on their potential unintended consequences and effects on the patient-physician relationship. Pay-for-performance has the potential to help improve the quality of care, if it can be aligned with the goals of medical professionalism. Initiatives that provide incentives for a few specific elements of a single disease or condition, however, may neglect the complexity of care for the whole patient… 
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