P4P: Are Vested Interests Pushing the Agenda?
Posted by Clark Venable on 3/30/2007
New Data, More Doubts About Pay-for-Performance (P4P)
The first improvement needed in the P4P movement is clear, detailed disclosure of all conflicts of interest affecting those involved in the movement at any stage.
At this point, patients and physicians should be very skeptical about who is likely to benefit from any new performance measure, particularly measures that are lavishly promoted."
This nicely sums up my suspicions about P4P beyond just the fact that it rewards task completion over the exercise of medical judgement...
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