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Hospital-acquired infections under pay-for-performance systems: an administrative perspective on management and change.

Vokes RA, Bearman G, Bazzoli GJ. Hospital-Acquired Infections Under Pay-for-Performance Systems: an Administrative Perspective on Management and Change. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018;20(9):35. doi:10.1007/s11908-018-0638-5.

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September 26, 2018
Vokes RA, Bearman G, Bazzoli GJ. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018;20(9):35.

Pay-for-performance strategies have been employed to reduce medical errors and improve care quality. This review examines the impact of financial incentives on occurrence of hospital-acquired infections. The authors suggest hospital administrators partner with clinicians and infection control experts to develop evidence-based policies and guidelines to prevent infections in their organizations.

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Vokes RA, Bearman G, Bazzoli GJ. Hospital-Acquired Infections Under Pay-for-Performance Systems: an Administrative Perspective on Management and Change. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018;20(9):35. doi:10.1007/s11908-018-0638-5.