The Impact of Health Delivery Integration on Cancer Outcomes.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Although integrated health care has largely been associated with increases in prices and static or decreased quality across many disease states, it has shown some successes in improving cancer care. However, its impact is largely equivocal, making consensus statements difficult. Critically, integration does not necessarily translate to clinical coordination, which might be the true driver behind the success of integrated health care delivery. Moving forward, it is important to establish payment models that support clinical care coordination. Shifting from a fragmented health system to a coordinated one may improve evidence-based cancer care, outcomes, and value for patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Golla, V; Kaye, DR

Published Date

  • January 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 108

PubMed ID

  • 34776068

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-5042

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1055-3207

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.soc.2021.08.003


  • eng