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Provider Recognition to Improve Ethical Standards

Sandeep Saluja - Dec. 11, 2015
I work in India and not many years ago, each town and city had many good clinics and nursing homes. Even if one was to look at things from a purely selfish angle, no doctor could afford to annoy the c...
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What's in it for the Providers?

Edward Ringel - Dec. 11, 2015
To provide an incentive, one must answer the provider's question: "What's in it for me?" For some, it's financial gain. For others, it may be more time, more job satisfaction, better working environme...
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Minimizing Waste in Health Systems

Spencer Chenoweth - Dec. 11, 2015
Extend medicare's coverage to cover observational study time. Observation studies are a loop in medicare coverage where a patient can be asked to stay at a hospital for up to three days. Medicare does...
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Generate Collective Motivation

Om G - Dec. 11, 2015
Even if the incentives are culturally appropriate, the consistent pressure is to perform within a constraints laden system. Those constraints are multiform and almost exclusively externally imposed. I...
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Team-Based Incentives for Resource Limited Settings

Wei Chang - Dec. 11, 2015
When designing effective provider incentives, a few challenges/issues stand out for resource-limited settings: the effective size of incentives compared to the relatively low compensation, the possibi...
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Capacity Building for Developing Countries

Asfaw Ayalew - Dec. 10, 2015
Capacity building is one way to incentivize health care providers. They need and want to be abreast of medical advancement. But, here comes the disparity. Health care workers (HCWs) in developing coun...
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Incentive Design Based on Country/Cultural Context

Pushpita Samina - Dec. 10, 2015
Designing provider's incentive should be based upon the country and cultural context. When it is being designed for a developing country, no matter whether it is in Africa or Asia, few issues to be co...
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Doctors' Virtual Assistants

Hilda Birungi - Dec. 10, 2015
Using internet and existing apps, provide assistance to doctors globally using virtual personnel. The personnel would: book appointments for patients, recommend specialists, answer calls and relate me...
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Demand-Based Purchasing

Eugene Schneller - Dec. 10, 2015
Providers of care and policymakers in the US have generally failed to embrace the medical materials environment in their pursuit of value based purchasing. Accounting for as much as 25% of a hospital...
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Applying Behavioral Economics Early On

Chris Desmond - Dec. 10, 2015
Perhaps we need to apply the lessons from behavioral economics a step earlier. The key may be to make checking provider incentives against guidelines based on behavioral economics a part of the appro...
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Patient/Physician Engagement Crowdsourced Portal

Lydia Green - Dec. 10, 2015
CONCEPT - Develop online technology platform that allows a vetted community to create persuasive, compelling and engaging evidence-based content targeting high-cost low-value drug/device/diagnostic u...
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Focusing on Non-Financial Incentives

Barry Saver - Dec. 9, 2015
Most of us go into medicine out of a desire to serve and help - primarily intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation (financial incentives) should only be applied to incentivize activities that shoul...
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Linking Payment to Performance (Improved Health Outcomes)

Paul Aliu - Dec. 8, 2015
With the rise of non-chronic diseases across the globe, it will be essential to establish a model that compensates healthcare providers based on improvement in health outcomes. This will be need to be...
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Recognition Based Incentives

Radha krishna Behara - Dec. 7, 2015
The basic nature of humans is “recognition” other than Money. That is the focal point of my idea. Here is the details: 1. In Each city, Government should create an agency to handle this effort fin...
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Next Generation Quality Measures

Stephen Martin - Dec. 7, 2015
I write as a practicing family physician. My colleagues and I from Care that Matters (http://www.carethatmatters.org/) recently published a set of ideas in PLOS Medicine (http://journals.plos.org/plos...
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Integrating Sustainability and Public/Environmental Health into Provider Incentives

Rachel Pohl - Dec. 7, 2015
My idea is to integrate the agenda of Global Green and Healthy Hospitals into the discussion about designing provider incentives, including opportunities such as hospital waste management, energy/buil...
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