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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- Spring '08