Porto Alegre must find better ways to allocate and maximise limited resources, focusing on what can make the biggest difference to patients and provide value to the wider system.
To develop a model that generates evidence to help decision-makers identify efficiency improvement opportunities.
By evaluating methodologies that increase the efficiency of public health services in cancer care.
Researchers have identified opportunities to improve access to radiotherapy treatment for patients with prostate cancer, and funding has been committed to support the implementation of this research.
This project has proved invaluable in helping us to improve the way we cost radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer patients, allowing us to better allocate our limited resources and improve outcomes for patients.