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Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses.

Kurtzman ET, O'Leary D, Sheingold BH, Devers KJ, Dawson EM, Johnson JE. Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30(2):211-218. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0573

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February 16, 2011
Kurtzman ET, O'Leary D, Sheingold BH, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30(2):211-218.

This survey of hospital and nursing unit leaders found a perception that nurses could help achieve high quality care in response to financial incentives. However, nurse leaders expressed several concerns about the impact of such incentives systems on nursing workload, staffing, and satisfaction.

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Kurtzman ET, O'Leary D, Sheingold BH, Devers KJ, Dawson EM, Johnson JE. Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30(2):211-218. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0573