Quality of care by a hypertension expert: a cautionary tale for pay-for-performance approaches.

@article{Watts2008QualityOC,
  title={Quality of care by a hypertension expert: a cautionary tale for pay-for-performance approaches.},
  author={Brook Watts and Renee H. Lawrence and David Litaker and David C. Aron and Duncan B Neuhauser},
  journal={Quality management in health care},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={35-46}
}
CONTEXT Pay-for-performance programs may be widely implemented, but gaps remain in our understanding of the implementation of performance measurement approaches. OBJECTIVES To compare 3 approaches to hypertension quality measurement as applied to high-quality care delivered by a hypertension expert. METHODS Care of 23 patients treated by a single… CONTINUE READING