Should Doctors be Paid More for Good Quality Outcomes?

A recent survey of 182 health care organizations found that more than 60% of the organizations were offering doctors bonuses based on things such as quality outcomes and patient satisfaction. Some experts believe that incentive pay can be important in securing good medical outcomes for patients.

What do you think? Do you think doctors are motivated to avoid Pennsylvania medical malpractice mistakes by incentive pay or for other reasons? Do you have an interest in knowing if your doctor is compensated in this manner? Please leave a comment and let us know your thoughts.