How much are hospitals loosing due to inadequate navigation and cancellations?
Lengthy waiting lists for elective surgery are a daily struggle for patients and a headache for hospital managers. In this article, we be exploring the main causes and consequences of this reality in worldwide healthcare systems.
“ A substantial part of the literature on waiting times for scheduled surgery has focused, specifically, on patients that have been treated. These studies disregard cancellations – surgeries that were scheduled to happen but for some reason were cancelled.” 13
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