Improving access to palliative care through an innovative quality improvement initiative: an opportunity for pay-for-performance

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Palliat Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of palliative medicine
Short title: 
Improving access to palliative care through an innovative quality improvement initiative: an opportunity for pay-for-performance
Authors: 
Bernacki, Rachelle E.
Ko, Danielle N.
Higgins, Philip
Whitlock, Sandra N.
Cullinan, Amelia
Wilson, Robin
Jackson, Vicki
Dahlin, Constance
Abrahm, Janet
Mort, Elizabeth
Scheer, Kenneth N.
Block, Susan
Billings, J. Andrew
Volume: 
15
Start page: 
192-9
Annotations: 
Type D, QI
Date: 
Feb
Year: 
2012
Accession number: 
22304680
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 2
Serial: 
1557-7740
Type of work: 
M3 - Multicenter Study Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12414
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2011.0301
Notes: 
N1 - Bernacki RE Ko DN Higgins P Whitlock SN Cullinan A Wilson R Jackson V Dahlin C Abrahm J Mort E Scheer KN Block S Billings JA
Key words: 
Benchmarking
*Health Services Accessibility
Humans
Massachusetts
*Palliative Care
Patient Selection
*Physician Incentive Plans
*Quality Improvement
*Referral and Consultation
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Other annotations: 
Quality indicators