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Pay Performance and strategies to encourage adoption of EMR ?

Pay for performance in healthcare provides financial incentives for healthcare workers like clinician for better healthcare outcomes. These outcomes are longer for survival, are very difficult to quantified and measure, so pay for performance systems usually are method used to measure the outcomes process, for example measuring blood pressure or counselling for patient to quits smoking.
According to Mr. Aaron E. Carroll, a pediatric professor who write for the New York Tines, tell after reviewing the medical literature in year 2014 that pay for the performance in US and UK has created a disappointing mixed results. Sometimes even though large incentives it will not change the way doctor practice medicine. Critics say that pay for performance is a method borrowed from the corporate management which the main results or outcomes is for profit. In the practice of healthcare and medicine, many important outcomes and aspects such as spending time with the patient, can’t be quantified measured.
Pay for performance is also known P4P’s or value based purchasing this payment method rewards the doctors, nurses, and other healthcare staffs for meeting a certain criterion for quality and efficiency. It penalized staffs or caregivers for poor outcomes, medical errors, and increases cost.
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and pay performance are one of the methods for health reformers to use for improving patient care. It is a fundamental shift in how physician practice, with more practices adopting the expensive. And with the accountability reason, doctor will be compensating by quality measures.

Advantages and Limitations of IT adoption decision with regards to cost benefit analysis.

The advantages of cost benefit analysis for IT are two the cost reduction and additional revenues.

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