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Value-based payment will bring big changes to practices. Here’s what we know now.
Like it or not, value-based payments are here to stay.
Scoring of individual physicians is becoming more widespread. Here’s how to improve the process.
The QRUR is essentially an annual report card, and its data can affect how you get paid in the future.
Asking patients this one question can lead to better outcomes.
Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.
Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates.
The authors, who have published results of a study of the costs and benefits of participating in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI), Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP), Bridges to Excellence (BTE) and a North Carolina program (Ann Fam Med 7:495-503 ) offer practical suggestions based on their research.
This article shares one practice's success story with the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) and provides readers with experienced advice and tips on reporting successfully.
This article describes how one medical group transformed itself from good to great through steps like creating organizational goals, measuring and reporting physician performance and training physicians.