Bonuses for doctors do little to improve cancer screening in Ontario

15 julio 2014

Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers. «Governments around the world are experimenting with paying doctors extra to improve the quality of care but there’s actually very little evidence that this strategy works,» said the lead author.
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