Association between quality of care and the sociodemographic composition of physicians' patient panels: A repeat cross-sectional analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Physicians, Primary Care
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Quality of Health Care

abstract

  • In a Medicare pay-for-performance program, a better understanding of the effect of effect of patient panel composition on physicians' quality of care may be necessary before implementing routine statistical adjustment, since the association of quality and sociodemographic composition is small and inconsistent. In addition, we observed improvements between time periods among physicians with varying panel composition.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3157532

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11606-011-1740-7

PubMed ID

  • 21557031

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 987

end page

  • 94

volume

  • 26

number

  • 9