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Unformatted text preview: 4. What distinguishes a staff model from a group model HMO? (6 pts.) A staff model HMO employs its own salaried physicians. A group model HMO contracts with a multispecialty group practice, and separately with one or more hospitals to provide comprehensive services to its members. 5. Identify 2 barriers to progress in improving quality of healthcare that were detailed in lecture. (4 pts.) Sanctions/malpractice risk Lack of EMR implementation Volume of Rxs, off label prescribing Lack of data on drug interactions Lack of physician order entry programs Non-representativeness of clinical trial populations Lead time in clinical trials...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2008 for the course PAM 4350 taught by Professor Nicholson during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '08