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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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David Judge, MD on Team-Based Care Incentives

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - Dec. 10, 2015
Today we are delighted to welcome David Judge, MD as a Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event on Designing Provider Incentives with the Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Judge is the Chief...
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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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Nikola Biller-Andorno, MD, PhD on the Role of Ethics in Provider Incentive Design

Today we are delighted to welcome Nikola Biller-Andorno, MD, PhD as a Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event on Designing Provider Incentives with the Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Bil...
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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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Ashish K. Jha, MD, PhD on the Effects of Incentives on Quality of Care and Provider Behavior

Today we are delighted to welcome Ashish K. Jha, MD, PhD as a Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event on Designing Provider Incentives with the Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Jha is Dire...
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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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Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD on Using Behavioral Economics to Design Provider Incentives

We are delighted to welcome Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD as our first Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event on Designing Provider Incentives with the Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Volpp is th...
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Provider Driven Benchmark System

Marie Teichman - Dec. 1, 2015
There should be a stratified benchmark system, so that no provider is too far away from an attainable goal. This could be accomplished by monitoring performance statistics and creating various targets...
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