The Department of Health Policy of Jefferson Medical College has been engaged in research on value-based purchasing (VBP) for the past five years. With support from The Commonwealth Fund, the Department’s research team has examined the potential of VBP to improve quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. This article summarizes this work.
Hartmann, Christine W.; Goldfarb, Neil I.; Maio, Vittorio ; Roumm, Adam R.; and Nash, David B.
"Improving Health Care Quality through Value-Based Purchasing: What Can the Pioneers Teach Us?,"
Value-Based Purchasing Newsletter:
1, Article 3.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/vbp/vol1/iss1/3