Becker's Healthcare June 9, 2023
Los Angeles-based USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics researchers found comparing physicians to their peers can improve job satisfaction and performance in quality care.
The study, published June 8 in JAMA Network Open, followed 201 clinicians from 43 clinics between November 2011 and April 2014. The data was analyzed in 2022. Clinicians received monthly emails comparing individual performance to top-performing peers. The study found that peer comparison did not lead to low job satisfaction.
However, researchers note to avoid negative impacts, it is important for clinicians...