Penalizing hospitals for bad care

Collier, Roger
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE785
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the pay for outcomes (P4O), a financial incentive that will be received by hospitals based on the result of patient treatments. It mentions that the incentive would help reduce the number of treatments that were made for bad care treatment, improve patient care, and saves health care systems. It says that it could help eliminate additional hospital payments for treatments that were linked to negative results that could be avoided such as surgery complications.


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