Defining the value framework for prostate brachytherapy using patient-centered outcome metrics and time-driven activity-based costing Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brachytherapy
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Health Care Costs
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • We successfully created a visual framework to define the value of PBT using┬áthe International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement standard set and TDABC costs. PBT is associated with excellent outcomes and low costs. Widespread adoption of this methodology will enable value comparisons across providers, institutions, and treatment modalities.

publication date

  • May 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5502102

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.brachy.2016.01.003

PubMed ID

  • 26916105

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 274

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 15

number

  • 3