Pay for Performance

Option #1: Pay-for-Performance

Read: EHRs Improving Care Coordination with Local Referral Network (2012), Retrieved from: http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/ehrs-improving-care-coordination-local-referral-network

  • Can pay-for-performance stimulate and encourage electronic medical record (EMR) adoption? How does the adoption of meaningful use stimulate the adoption of EMRs?
  • What are the financial and human resource costs involved in implementing an electronic medical record in a small medical practice versus in a large-scale healthcare system?
  • Identify various challenges for small practices implementing an electronic medical record. Are these different from those affecting a large healthcare system? Explain why you think so.

Requirements:

  • Your written paper should be 4-5 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
  • Use terms, evidence, and concepts from class readings.
  • You need to cite at least three sources for this assignment, outside of the textbook. The CSU-Global Library is a great place to find resources.
  • Your paper must be formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA.
  • If you need assistance with your writing style, start with the links under the Research Help and Writing Help tabs on the CSU-Global Library’shomepage.

Review the Module 4 Critical Thinking rubric for full details on how you will be graded on this assignment.