Value-Based Purchasing in Health Care

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    Report

    Investment in New Health Care Quality Measures Needed as Cost-Cutting Strategies Grow

    Health care spending reforms should be met with new efforts to develop and refine quality of care and other performance measures in order to assure that any changes will improve medical care and not harm patients.

    Feb 22, 2011

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    Research Brief

    Are Performance-Based Accountability Systems Effective? Evidence from Five Sectors

    Creating an effective Performance-Based Accountability System (PBAS) requires careful attention to selecting an appropriate design for the PBAS, given the context in which it is to operate, and to monitor, evaluate, and adjust the system, as appropriate.

    Jul 28, 2010

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    Report

    Hospital Pay for Performance

    Researchers explore how hospital pay for performance would affect health system performance with respect to spending, patient experience, health, waste, consumer financial risk, coverage, and capacity.

    Oct 12, 2009

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    Journal Article

    Pay-For-Performance for Medical Groups Stimulates Changes in Practice

    A large group of California physicians given financial incentives to improve the quality of medical care have begun to embrace an array of changes important to advancing quality.

    Mar 15, 2009

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    Lori Frank

    Senior Behavioral Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in human development/gerontology, The Pennsylvania State University; M.A. in psychology/biopsychology, The Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in biology/psychology, University of Delaware

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    Susan L. Lovejoy

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education B.A. in political science, Stanford University; M.S. in health care policy and management, Carnegie Mellon University

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    Tim McDonald

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.P. in business and government, Harvard Kennedy School; B.A. in political science, Hamline University

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    Kanaka Shetty

    Physician Policy Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in biophysics, Yale University; M.D., New York University; M.S. in health services research, Stanford University

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    Melony E. Sorbero

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in health services research and policy, and M.P.H., University of Rochester School of Medicine; M.S. in public policy analysis, University of Rochester

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    Jon Sussex

    Chief Economist
    Education M.A. in economics, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in health economics, University of York