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Measuring Efficiency under Fixed Proportion Technologies
(Springer Verlag, 2011-06)
Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) applications frequently involve nonsubstitutable inputs and nonsubstitutable outputs (that is, fixed proportion technologies). However, DEA theory requires substitutability. In this paper, ...
Balancing Influence Between Actors in Healthcare Decision Making
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-19)
Background: Healthcare costs in most developed countries are not clearly linked to better patient and public health outcomes, but are rather associated with service delivery orientation. In the U.S. this has resulted in ...
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 ...