Embargoed study: New quality, payment initiative positively impacts pediatric care

Within two years of implementation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ Alternative Quality Contract — a contracting model, based on global payment and pay-for-performance — had a small but significant positive effect on the quality of pediatric care, according to a new study from Boston Children’s Hospital. The results were published online Dec. 23 in Pediatrics.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/bch…


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