[Summary in Progress]

Surgery Literature

(19) Russell, Thomas R. The future of surgical reimbursement: quality care, pay for performance, and outcome measures. The American Journal of Surgery. 2006: 301-304.

PMID: 16490535


  • Surgeon that believes surgery should embrace P4P.
  • If surgeons don’t take up responsibility of quality improvement, others will force it upon them.

Significance to Literature:

Commentary on the positive potential of P4P in surgery