Health care reforms emphasize quality, outcomes and research

April 2009
Ocular Surgery News;4/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p15
Academic Journal
The article reveals that the health care reforms and funding initiatives of the Obama administration are aimed at improving outcomes and quality through the use of health care information technology, quality incentives and research, according to policy expert William more head-to-head clinical trials due to the Obama stimulus package. A $41,000 per-physician bonus for adopting electronic health records is included in the stimulus.


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