Benchmarks for "scheduled" cases unwise, experts say

Sibbald, Barbara
September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/27/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 7, p742
Academic Journal
Discusses findings of a survey by a Health Canada-funded alliance into wait-time benchmarks for scheduled cases. Drawbacks to setting wait-time benchmarks; Reasons for the delays that occur with scheduled cases; Recommendations from the alliance.


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