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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Strategic Issues: Getting Started

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  • Which providers to target?:
    • Hospitals and/or physicians
    • Large vs. individual/small group
  • Contribution of hospitals vs. physicians to quality and cost varies from region to region
  • Measurement issues favor larger groups but incentives may be stronger for individuals
  • System view of quality improvement suggests higher level
  • Choose the provider target for which you can get the biggest bang for your buck

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