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Designing incentives for good-quality hospital care

Sue M Evans, Peter A Cameron and John J McNeil
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (10): 554. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11089
Published online: 19 November 2012

To the Editor: Duckett makes a compelling argument for introducing non-pay for non-performance.1 However, such a scheme will not produce discernible results, for two reasons.

  • Sue M Evans1
  • Peter A Cameron1
  • John J McNeil2

  • 1 Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: sue.evans@monash.edu

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