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Improving the Efficiency of Distributive and Clinical Services in Hospital Pharmacy
(Springer Verlag, 2011-02)
Three problems impede the assessment of hospital pharmacy efficiency. First, although multiple efficiency indicators are utilized to measure a large variety of activities, it has not been possible to validly measure overall ...
Measuring Hospital Efficiency with Data Envelopment Analysis: Nonsubstitutable vs. Substitutable Inputs and Outputs
(Springer Verlag, 2009-12-15)
There is a conflict between Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) theory’s requirement that inputs (outputs) be substitutable, and the ubiquitous use of nonsubstitutable inputs and outputs in DEA applications to hospitals. This ...