"Value-Based Purchasing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/meyerrpt.htm accessed 11/25/2011)
- Value-Based Purchasing
- Purchasing, Value-Based
- Purchasings, Value-Based
- Value Based Purchasing
- Value-Based Purchasings
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Value-Based Purchasing".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Value-Based Purchasing".
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