Baylor physician proposes value-based incentive structure for emergency care

From Baylor:

Emergency physicians are judged by a different criteria than many other types of physicians, which significantly impacts their incentives to develop a value-based, long-term plan for their patients. In a paper published in Annals of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Laura Medford-Davis, assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, examines the varying incentives for physicians and how these need to change in order to advance emergency department care.

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