Healthcare costs are conditioned by an aging population, an increase in the proportion of chronic diseases, new technologies and population expectations, leading to limited therapeutic options for physicians and their patients.
To ensure the most effective treatment for patients, it will be necessary to update treatment guidelines, enable a multidisciplinary approach (especially in oncological diseases), establish disease registries, systematically measure clinical treatment outcomes and collect and analyze all available data to monitor and improve treatment outcomes. In Croatia, the outcomes of treatment are currently not systematically monitored, which makes it difficult to determine the true results of certain medical procedures and therapies, as well as to detect those who do not justify their price and effort.
In Croatia, 37 cancer deaths every day: Following the example of the more successful, we are starting to change the system
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