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Author Eichler, Rena.

Title Performance incentives for global health : potential and pitfalls / Rena Eichler, Ruth Levine, and the Performance-Based Incentives Working Group
Published Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, [2009]


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 MELB  338.473621 Eic/Pif  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Money into health -- Problems to solve -- Using performance incentives -- Making payment for performance work -- A learning agenda -- Latin America : cash transfers to support better household decisions / Amanda Glassman, Jessica Todd, and Marie Gaarder -- United States : orienting pay-for-performance to patients / Kevin Volpp and Mark Pauly -- Afghanistan : paying NGOs for performance in a postconflict setting / Egbert Sondorp ... [et al.] -- Haiti : going to scale with a performance incentive model / Rena Eichler ... [et al.] -- Rwanda : performance-based financing in the public sector / Louis Rusa ... [et al.] -- Nicaragua : combining demand- and supply-side incentives / Ferdinando Regalía and Leslie Castro -- Worldwide : incentives for tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment / Alexandra Beith, Rena Eichler, and Diana Weil
Summary "Describes the rationale for introducing incentives tied to achievement of specific health-related targets, and provides guidance about designing, implementing, and evaluating programs that provide incentives to health care providers and patients. Presents case studies that focus on recent uses of incentives addressing a range of health conditions in diverse countries"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical economics.
World health.
Health promotion.
Global Health.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics.
Program Evaluation -- economics.
Reimbursement, Incentive -- economics.
Author Levine, Ruth, 1959-
Center for Global Development. Performance-Based Incentives Working Group.
LC no. 2009000907
ISBN 9781933286297 paperback alkaline paper
1933286296 paperback alkaline paper