Kundurjiev, T. and Salchev, Petko (2011): Technical efficiency of hospital psychiatric care in Bulgaria – assessment using Data Envelopment Analysis.
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The present article deals with the theme of efficiency in healthcare and especially technical efficiency in psyaciatric hospital care. We used the method of data envelopment analysis (DEA), which finds increasing application in many spheres of public life, including healthcare. We subdivided the treatment facilities in the current study in three groups and estimated technical efficiency for each group. We present a possible assesment method, which provides an opportunity for improving efficiency in the sector.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Technical efficiency of hospital psychiatric care in Bulgaria – assessment using Data Envelopment Analysis|
|Keywords:||healthcare, efficiency, DEA, hospital|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I11 - Analysis of Health Care Markets
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > C87 - Econometric Software
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C12 - Hypothesis Testing: General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C67 - Input-Output Models
|Depositing User:||Prof. Petko Salchev|
|Date Deposited:||21. Feb 2011 01:33|
|Last Modified:||25. Feb 2013 15:18|
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