Value-Based Health Care in a Public Hospital in Brazil

Adriano José Pereira, Leonardo José Rolim Ferraz, Gabriela Sato, Alberto Hideki Kanamura, Renato Tanjoni, Henrique Sutton de Sousa Neves and Eliezer Silva

Healthcare associated costs are growing. For instance, in developed countries as in United States, they may reach sums that encompass 17% of the GDP. In Brazil, total healthcare costs comprise 9% of the GDP, with around half of that related to the public system