£10 billion GP incentive scheme has no impact on premature deaths

5 marzo 2015

There was no link between 10 billion pound pay-for-performance incentive scheme aimed at GP’s and a reduction in premature deaths, an English study has concluded. «If this incentive scheme and others like it around the world are to continue, more attention needs to be paid to ensure that the performance indicators are more closely aligned to evidence for mortality reduction,» the first author warns.