Centralization of care for patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: A cost-effectiveness analysis
Centralized Hospital Services
Quality of Life
Referral and Consultation
According to results from the decision-analysis model, centralized referral of patients with ovarian cancer to an expert center was a cost-effective healthcare strategy and represents a paradigm for quality cancer care, delivering superior patient outcomes at an economically affordable cost. Increased efforts to align current patterns of care with a universal strategy of centralized expert referral are warranted.