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Partnership for productive development of biosimilar products: perspectives of access to biological products in the Brazilian market

Morton Aaron Scheinberg ORCID logo , Paulo Antonio Oldani Felix ORCID logo , Igor Age Kos ORCID logo , Maurício De Angelo Andrade ORCID logo , Valderilio Feijó Azevedo ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018RW4175

ABSTRACT The manufacturing process for biological products is complex, expensive and critical to the final product, with an impact on their efficacy and safety. They have been increasingly used to treat several diseases, and account for approximately 50% of the yearly budget for the Brazilian public health system. As the patents of biological products expire, several biosimilars are developed. However, there are concerns regarding their efficacy and safety; therefore, the regulatory agencies establish rules to approve and monitor these products. […]

Analysis of the Internal Bed Regulation Committees from hospitals of a Southern Brazilian city

Vinícius Sabedot Soares

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3878

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the composition of the Internal Regulation Committees created in hospitals of a capital city. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive study assessing the structure, processes and results of each Committee. Results The main reasons for implementing the committees were legal issues and overcrowding in the emergency department. The most monitored indicators were the occupancy rate and the mean length of stay, and the most observed results were reductions in the latter. Institutional protocols were developed in 70% of […]

Disparities in cancer epidemiology and care delivery among Brazilian indigenous populations

Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr., Gustavo Trautman Stock, Gilberto de Lima Lopes Jr., Michelle Samora de Almeida, Hakaru Tadokoro, Bárbara de Souza Gutierres, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3754

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess aspects related to cancer in indigenous population.Methods:This is a retrospective study developed in a public university hospital. We included patients with 18 or more years of age, diagnosed with solid tumors, and followed between 2005 and 2015. Clinical features were assessed by descriptive statistics, and survival was evaluated by Kaplan-Meier curves and multivariate Cox regression.Results:Fifty patients were included. The cancer incidence was 15.73 per 100,000. The mean age at diagnosis was 54 years and most patients were female […]

Impact of implementing an Internal Bed Regulation Committee on administrative and care indicators at a teaching hospital

Luciane Cristine Ribeiro Rodrigues, Carmen Maria Casquel Monti Juliani

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015GS3235

ObjectiveTo compare hospital indicators before and after implementing an Internal Bed Regulation Committee at a reference hospital.MethodsIt is an quantitative, evaluation, exploratory, descriptive and cross-sectional research. The data was gathered from the hospital administrative reports for the period 2008-2013, provided by the Information Technology Center of the Complexo FAMEMA.ResultsThe indicators improved after implementation of the Internal Bed Regulation Committee.ConclusionThe individuals involved in the process acknowledged the improvement. It is necessary to carry on the regulatory actions, especially in a comprehensive […]

Evolution of post-deployment indicators of oral health on the Family Health Strategy

Danielle da Costa Palacio, Fabiana de Lima Vazquez, Danielle Viana Ribeiro Ramos, Stela Verzinhasse Peres, Antonio Carlos Pereira, Luciane Miranda Guerra, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao3000

Objective To evaluate the evolution of indicators after the implementation of 21 Oral Healthcare Teams in the Family Health Strategy.Methods We used data from outpatient services of Oral Healthcare Teams to evaluate efficiency, access, percentage of absences and emergencies of oral healthcare professionals who worked in the partnership between the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Hospital Albert Einstein and the Secretaria Municipal de Saúde de São Paulo, during the period 2009-2011.Results Percentages of emergencies, income, and access showed a significant difference […]