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Innovative ‘Pay for Performance’ Program Improves Patient Outcomes

A recent study conducted by UCSF and the New York City Department of Health and Hygiene has found that paying physicians based on how they deliver healthcare yields better patient outcomes than a traditional “fee for service” model. Dr. Naomi Bardach, MD, assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Pediatrics and first author of the study, believes that these “pay for performance” programs “are designed to incentivize people to improve care.” The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).  Click here to read more.

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