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  • Date
  • Title
    Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Project HOPE
  • Year
  • Author
    Kurtzman ET, O'Leary D, Sheingold BH, Devers KJ, Dawson EM & Johnson JE
  • Description
    "We interviewed hospital leaders and unit nurses in twenty-five hospitals between June and October 2008 to explore the effect of performance-based incentives. Interviewees expressed favorable impressions of the impact that incentive policies have on quality and safety. However, they raised concerns about the policies' effects on the nurse workforce." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Good/Promising Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Keywords
    incentives, performance, USA, remuneration
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