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Data Swamps Docs, Slows Movement to Alternative Payments
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Physicians moving toward alternative payment models are overwhelmed by reams of confusing quality metrics and data from the government and commercial payers and will need help sorting it, according to a new study from the American Medical Association and the RAND Corporation.

“We face the paradox of too much data being directed at physicians, yet there is a dearth of accurate, actionable, and timely information,” AMA President-elect Steven J. Stack, MD, said in teleconference with media on Thursday.