In this Special Communication, Anthony Fauci and colleagues review ecological factors contributing to, mechanisms of, and novel strategies to manage antimicrobial resistance.
This Viewpoint proposes that reminders about professional standards might prevent counterproductive responses of physicians to report card comparisons intended to improve health care quality and reduce waste.
This Viewpoint discusses Medicare’s new Oncology Care Model and how it may serve as a model for specialty-based global payment.
In this Viewpoint, Berwick discusses 2 “eras” of the medical profession and offers changes that would be useful to move into a new “moral era.”
This Viewpoint discusses the use of loyalty programs within accountable care organizations as a means of achieving patient-centric care and enhancing the health system business model.
This Viewpoint argues that if value-based insurance designs are to reduce expenditures, they must offer disincentives to purchasing low-value care in addition to providing incentives for purchasing high-value care.
This randomized trial investigated the effects of financial incentives paid to physicians, patients, and both on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels among patients with high cardiovascular risk.
This Viewpoint discusses structuring practice environments with incentives and motivators of professionalism to help physicians accomplish the Triple Aim of better health, better health care, and lower cost.
Cutler and Scott Morton present data on the growth of integrated health systems, discuss the potential benefits and harms of integration, and consider possible remedies.
To investigate the effect of financial incentives to reward guideline-recommended hypertension
care, Petersen and coauthors performed a cluster randomized trial of 12 Veterans Affairs
hospital-based outpatient clinics with incentives paid at the physician level, practice level, and
both. In an Editorial, Dolor and Schulman discuss the role of pay for performance in the
transformation of clinical care.