Redesigning physician compensation and improving ED performance.

  title={Redesigning physician compensation and improving ED performance.},
  author={Jeff Finkelstein and James Lifton and Claudio Capone},
  journal={Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association},
  volume={65 6},
Redesigning a physician compensation system in the emergency department (ED) should include goals of improving quality, productivity, and patient satisfaction. Tips for hospital administrators: A contemporary ED information system is needed to ensure that the ED is essentially a paperless operation. Transparency, internally and externally, is essential. ED physicians should perform as individuals, yet as members of a team. Incentives, especially incentive compensation, should strike a balance… CONTINUE READING