To Promote High-Value Care, Look Beyond Financial Rewards Alone

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<p>Each day in health care settings across the country, providers and their patients make countless decisions. To improve our health system’s performance, we must find ways to help frontline professionals make the best possible choices, day in and day out.</p><p>In a <a href="/blog/2014/incentives-20-synergistic-approach-provider-incentives">new blog post,</a> Mark Zezza, Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., and Dominique Hall discuss a new Commonwealth Fund initiative, “Incentives 2.0: A Synergistic Approach to Provider Incentives,” that is exploring complementary strategies to improve decision-making and promote higher value in health care. The initiative is examining the range of factors that influence providers’ choices, including not just financial rewards and penalties, but also, intrinsic motivation and professionalism, organizational influences, and policy.</p>
<p>Visit <a href="/blog/2014/incentives-20-synergistic-approach-provider-incentives">The Commonwealth Fund Blog</a> to learn more.</p>