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Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
2 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
policy
5 policy sources
twitter
20 tweeters

Citations

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192 Dimensions

Readers on

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444 Mendeley
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Title
Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007899.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sophie Witter, Atle Fretheim, Flora L Kessy, Anne Karin Lindahl

Abstract

There is a growing interest in paying for performance as a means to align the incentives of health workers and health providers with public health goals. However, there is currently a lack of rigorous evidence on the effectiveness of these strategies in improving health care and health, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Moreover, paying for performance is a complex intervention with uncertain benefits and potential harms. A review of evidence on effectiveness is therefore timely, especially as this is an area of growing interest for funders and governments.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 10 2%
United States 4 <1%
Spain 4 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Bangladesh 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Other 4 <1%
Unknown 415 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 119 27%
Researcher 90 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 58 13%
Unspecified 37 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 35 8%
Other 105 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 169 38%
Social Sciences 68 15%
Unspecified 53 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 35 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 33 7%
Other 86 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 69. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 February 2018.
All research outputs
#215,209
of 12,570,318 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#586
of 10,363 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,409
of 117,645 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 129 outputs
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