Preoperative experience for public hospital patients with gynecologic cancer: Do structural barriers widen the gap? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Genital Neoplasms, Female
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Hospitals, Private
  • Hospitals, Public
  • Preoperative Period
  • Time-to-Treatment

abstract

  • Patients at the public hospital were subject to a greater number of preoperative visits and had to wait longer for surgery than patients at the private hospital. Attempts to reduce health care disparities should focus on improving efficiency in health care delivery systems once contact has been established.

publication date

  • March 15, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.29859

PubMed ID

  • 26938270

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 859

end page

  • 67

volume

  • 122

number

  • 6