Topics

Why Compensation Tied to Group Quality Metrics Makes Sense.

07:00 EST 1st January 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Why Compensation Tied to Group Quality Metrics Makes Sense."

Incorporation of group quality metrics into an adult primary care compensation track facilitates team-based care and accountability for shared groups of patients. This article describes the reasoning behind group quality metrics and shares lessons learned and improvements in health outcomes as a result. Take-away points are as follows: 1) group quality metrics in a compensation plan help foster team-based care toward quality goals and shared accountability for the health outcomes of attributed patients; 2) definition of the work team is important and should include members who share responsibility for the same groups of patients; 3) information technology infrastructure and dashboards for performance and feedback are critical to the success of a quality incentive program; 4) inclusion of key stakeholders early in the process of designing team-based incentives is important for acceptance; and 5) ongoing education is needed to ensure continued focus on quality goals.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: The Permanente journal
ISSN: 1552-5775
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [16519 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Retention in care as a quality measure for opioid use disorder.

US health care systems are struggling to formulate quality metrics that are patient-centered and describe outcomes rather than processes. Addiction medicine is no exception. Of particular interest is ...

Efficient Evaluation of Image Quality via Deep-Learning Approximation of Perceptual Metrics.

Image metrics based on Human Visual System (HVS) play a remarkable role in the evaluation of complex image processing algorithms. However, mimicking the HVS is known to be complex and computationally ...

Improvement in Colonoscopy Quality Metrics in Clinical Practice from 2000 to 2014.

Tremendous growth in research focused on quality metrics in colonoscopy has occurred since 2000. However, whether national performance in colonoscopy quality outcomes have significantly changed since ...

Reliability of upper limb movement quality metrics during everyday tasks.

Quantitative assessments of an individual's functional status commonly involve the use of movement quality metrics.

Quality control optimization part II: A method to optimize the accuracy of laboratory quality control.

Quality control (QC) can be viewed as a diagnostic test that is used to determine whether an assay is in statistical control. Using this framework, QC performance can be evaluated using familiar metri...

Clinical Trials [10093 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Assessing Cirrhosis Quality of Care While Accounting for Cost

The objective of this study is to determine what influences the patient and caregiver perception of care, and if this perception associates with the percentage of and what quality metrics ...

Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations

The purpose of this study is to compare C&P examination reports performed using a Compensation and Pension Examination Program (CPEP) computerized, templated documentation tool to a custom...

Illinois Workplace Wellness Study

Workplace wellness programs have become a $6 billion industry and are widely touted as a way to improve employee well-being, reduce health care costs by promoting prevention, and increase ...

Performance Proof of the New NORMA-SENSE

This study was designed to validate the color appearance on the newly developed panty liner (NORMA-SENSE). The NORMA-SENSE liner changes color when worn by the user and comes into contact ...

Early Feasibility Study of the SENSE Device

A single site, study of the SENSE device in up to 20 study subjects, (five healthy controls and five each with ICH, AIS with LVO and AIS without LVO) in whom SENSE can be applied within 24...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.

A condition characterized by alterations of the sense of taste which may range from mild to severe, including gross distortions of taste quality.

The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.

Payment, or other means of making amends, for a wrong or injury.

Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article