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Does healthcare infrastructure have an impact on delay in diagnosis and survival?


  • Blankart, Carl Rudolf


The objectives of this study were to evaluate whether healthcare infrastructure impacts delay in diagnosis, and to determine whether healthcare infrastructure and delay in diagnosis impacts survival in gastric cancer.

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  • Blankart, Carl Rudolf, 2012. "Does healthcare infrastructure have an impact on delay in diagnosis and survival?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(2), pages 128-137.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:105:y:2012:i:2:p:128-137 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.01.006

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    1. Stargardt, Tom & Schreyögg, Jonas, 2012. "A framework to evaluate the effects of small area variations in healthcare infrastructure on diagnostics and patient outcomes of rare diseases based on administrative data," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(2), pages 110-118.
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