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NEJM Article – Effects of Pay for Performance on the Quality of Primary Care in England

NEJM — Effects of Pay for Performance on the Quality of Primary Care in England order Indocin online purchase Sildenafil Conclusions Against a background of increases in the quality of care before the pay-for-performance scheme was introduced, the scheme accelerated improvements in quality for two of three chronic conditions in the short term. However, once […]

It pays to invest in primary care.

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Knowing is Not Enough

Knowing Is Not Enough: Executives and educators must act to address challenges and reshape healthcare. buy Mesalamine buy Viagra : This IHI document by Paul Bataldan et al outlines the five strategies to enable us to ‘think clearly and act decisively for better health, better care and better learning on the path forward.’ Focus on […]

Patient–Doctor Connectedness and the Quality of Primary Care

buy cytotec Nexium online purchase Lasix Common sense suggests that the quality of medical care would be better when a doctor knows a patient well and the patient sees the same doctor over time than when a patient sees several doctors who do not know the patient well. However, good studies are lacking to prove […]