Comparing cancer care, outcomes, and costs across health systems: charting the course.

  title={Comparing cancer care, outcomes, and costs across health systems: charting the course.},
  author={Joseph Lipscomb and K. Robin Yabroff and Mark C Hornbrook and A. Gigli and Silvia Francisci and Murray Krahn and Gemma Gatta and Annalisa Trama and Debra P Ritzwoller and Isabelle Durand-Zaleski and Ramzi G Salloum and Neetu Chawla and Catia Angiolini and Emanuele Crocetti and Francesco Giusti and Stefano Guzzinati and Maura Mezzetti and Guido Miccinesi and Angela B Mariotto},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  volume={2013 46},
This monograph highlights the multiple payoffs from comparing patterns of cancer care, costs, and outcomes across health systems, both within a single country or across countries, and at a point in time or over time. The focus of comparative studies can be on the relative performance of systems in delivering quality cancer care, in controlling the cost of cancer care, or in improving outcomes, such as reducing mortality rates and improving survival. The focus also can be on comparing the… CONTINUE READING

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