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Systematic review: Effects, design choices, and context of pay-for-performance in health care

Pieter Van Herck1*, Delphine De Smedt2, Lieven Annemans2, Roy Remmen3, Meredith B Rosenthal4 and Walter Sermeus1

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1 Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

2 Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 Blok A-2, 9000 Gent, Belgium

3 Department of General Practice, University Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium

4 Harvard School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

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BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:247  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-247

Published: 23 August 2010

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Systematic review methods tables and description of included studies.

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Overview of data extraction.

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The effects of P4P on clinical effectiveness.

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