Patient perception of quality may differ from medical standards

04/17/2012 | Reuters

Women's perceptions of breast cancer care quality were strongly linked to the process of obtaining care as well as the degree to which they trust their doctors, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found. The survey of 374 women who had surgery for early-stage breast cancer found 55% perceived their care as excellent, but 88% actually received high-quality care as defined by medical guidelines. Payers, including the government, increasingly tie reimbursement to patient evaluations.

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