Patient outcomes don't improve in test of pay-for-performance model

03/29/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com · Reuters

Hospitals that participated in the Medicare Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration program failed to improve mortality rates for patients with acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, pneumonia or coronary-artery bypass grafting. In the study, Premier hospitals and non-Premier hospitals had similar rates of decline in mortality. The study appears in the New England Journal of Medicine.

View Full Article in:

PhysiciansBriefing.com · Reuters

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice President - Government Products
Health Alliance Plan
Detroit, MI
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI