TITLE

Hospitals Aim to Prove that the Price is Right

AUTHOR(S)
Melendez, Michele M.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2009, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the ProvenCare, the Pennsylvania health system, decided to develop its own program, rather than wait for insurance companies to impose guidelines for pay for performance. ProvenCare uses evidence-based benchmarks for patient care. Physicians compiled those steps from Geisinger's electronic medical records system. Patients attend classes to learn about their upcoming procedures and become more involved in their care plan.
ACCESSION #
36299556

 

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