Performance incentives for global health : potential and pitfalls / Rena Eichler, Ruth Levine, and the Performance-Based Incentives Working Group.

Author
Eichler, Rena [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, c2009.
Description
xxii, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Summary note
"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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Pt. 1. More Health for the Money / Rena Eichler and Ruth Levine -- 1. Money into Health -- 2. Problems to Solve -- 3. Using Performance Incentives -- 4. Making Payment for Performance Work -- 5. A Learning Agenda -- Pt. 2. Case Studies -- 6. Latin America: Cash Transfers to Support Better Household Decisions / Amanda Glassman, Jessica Todd and Marie Gaarder -- 7. United States: Orienting Pay-for-Performance to Patients / Kevin Volpp and Mark Pauly -- 8. Afghanistan: Paying NGOs for Performance in a Postconflict Setting / Egbert Sondorp, Natasha Palmer, Lesley Strong and Abdul Wali -- 9. Haiti: Going to Scale with a Performance Incentive Model / Rena Eichler, Paul Auxila, Uder Antoine and Bernateau Desmangles -- 10. Rwanda: Performance-Based Financing in the Public Sector / Louis Rusa, Miriam Schneidman, Gyuri Fritsche and Laurent Musango -- 11. Nicaragua: Combining Demand- and Supply-Side Incentives / Ferdinando Regalia and Leslie Castro -- 12. Worldwide: Incentives for Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment / Alexandra Beith, Rena Eichler and Diana Weil.
ISBN
  • 9781933286297 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1933286296 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009000907
OCLC
294886497
RCP
C - S