All publications of “Michael Chen”

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Treatment of breast cancer patients from a public healthcare system in a private center: costs of care for a pilot public-private partnership in oncology

Rafael Aliosha Kaliks, Lucíola de Barros Pontes, Cinthia Leite Frizzera Borges Bognar, Kelly Cristine Carvalho Santos, Sílvio Eduardo Bromberg, Paulo Gustavo Tenório do Amaral, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200014

Objective:To describe the flow and costs associated with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with breast cancer who come from the public healthcare system and were treated at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.METHODS:Between August 2009, and December 2011, 51 patients referred by the Unified Public Healthcare System (SUS) had access to Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein for diagnostic radiology, medical oncology, radiotherapy, and oncologic/breast reconstruction surgery. The data were collected retrospectively from the hospital records, patient charts, pharmacy records, and from the […]