Tag : incentives

ABSTRACT: Engaging Residents and Fellows to Improve Institution-Wide Quality: The First Six Years of a Novel Financial Incentive Program.

PURPOSE: Teaching hospitals strive to engage physicians in quality improvement (QI), and graduate medical education (GME) programs must promote trainee competence in systems-based practice (SBP). The authors developed a QI incentive program that engages residents and fellows, providing them with financial incentives to improve quality while simultaneously gaining SBP experience. In

ABSTRACT: Should we pay the student? A randomised trial of financial incentives in medical education

Background: Financial incentives are effective in moderating physician and patient behaviour, but they have not been studied in the context of medical education. Aim: This study assessed whether financial incentives can motivate students to acquire electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation skills. Methods: Students enrolled for a cardio-respiratory teaching module (n = 121) were randomised