Uncertainties surround new funding for "Most Responsible Physicians"

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE637
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the issues involving Most Responsible Physician (MRP) Collaboration Incentive Fund worth 33 million dollars for attending physicians, who will agree to join the quality improvement projects to handle unscheduled patients in hospitals in Ontario. It states that the aim of releasing the fund is to improve MRP services that are being offered to unscheduled patients. However, Alan Karovitch of Ottawa Hospital says that there were confusions on who is eligible for the MRP fund.


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