Measuring and reducing waiting times: a cross-national comparison of strategies.

@article{Willcox2007MeasuringAR,
  title={Measuring and reducing waiting times: a cross-national comparison of strategies.},
  author={Sharon Willcox and Mary Seddon and Stephen M. Dunn and Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and Jim Pearse and Jack Ven Tu},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={1078-87}
}
We compare strategies to manage surgical waiting times in Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, and Wales to give policy insights into those that are most effective. Most of these countries have allocated dedicated funding and set explicit waiting time targets. Of the five countries, England has achieved the most sustained improvement, linked to major… CONTINUE READING