The effect of health care system administrator pay-for-performance on quality of care.

@article{Herrin2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of health care system administrator pay-for-performance on quality of care.},
  author={Jeph Herrin and David Nicewander and David J. Ballard},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={646-54}
}
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs for health care administrators has received little attention. In 2001, Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) began linking supervisor compensation to performance on the Joint Commission core measures. METHODS The effect of the P4P program was assessed on the basis of seven core measures for eligible patients discharged from the five BHCS acute care facilities from July 2001 to June 2005 using core measure-specific random effects… CONTINUE READING

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