Pay for Performance: Advances in Understanding How Provider Incentives Produce Quality Healthcare
Since the 2000 publication of the Institute of Medicine report, "To Err is Human" the issue of healthcare quality has been one of the foremost issues in healthcare. According to this report, as many as 99,000 preventable deaths occur annually due to medical errors. Most of these are believed to occur as a result of system errors rather than failure of an individual provider.
healthcare quality, systemic reform, healthcare systems
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