TITLE

Are there better ways to determine wait times?

AUTHOR(S)
Schaafsma, Joseph
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1551
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a survey-and-consensus method for setting benchmark wait times for various medical procedures initiated by the Western Canada Waiting List Project and the Wait Time Alliance. Analysis made by a panel of experts on the survey; Principle of cost minimization for patients and health care system in the country; Discussion on unit cost of excess capacity.
ACCESSION #
21062730

 

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