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Ajay Major: Fascinating study by Arjun Gupta et al. tracking how long routine cancer care truly takes for patients
May 23, 2024, 14:40

Ajay Major: Fascinating study by Arjun Gupta et al. tracking how long routine cancer care truly takes for patients

Ajay Major, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Founder and President at Pager Publications, posted on X/Twitter:

Fascinating study by Arjun Gupta et al. tracking how long routine cancer care truly takes for patients:
– lab only = 99 minutes
– clinic visit = 144 minutes
– labs + clinic + chemo = 278 minutes
‘Short’ clinic trips are all-day affairs!”

Total time spent on days with ambulatory care by service type(s) received that day. Encounters were grouped based on service type(s) received and total time was quantified and represented with median, IQR (box), 5th and 95th percentiles (whiskers), and outliers (filled circles). Groups were broadly separated based on the number of activities and number of patients with smaller groups combined based on the number of...

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Source: Ajay Major/X