Robert J. Marder's scientific contributions

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Article
In recent years, the efforts to better define quality of patient care have focused on attempts to improve on the measurement of quality. These efforts raise three questions: (1) Why attempt to measure quality? (2) What is the best way to measure quality of care of the cancer patient? and (3) What must be done to achieve this? Three main reasons for...

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... One of the most fundamental requirements to the provision of quality cancer care is to ensure that patients receive timely and appropriate treatment following their diagnosis [1]. The Institute of Medicine's National Cancer Policy Board in the United States have concluded in their " Ensuring the Quality of Cancer Care " report that a substantial number of cancer patients were receiving suboptimal treatment and recommended establishment of benchmarks for quality improve- ments [1]. ...