1. Do Hospitals Affiliated With the Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences Perform Efficiently? Non-parametric Data Envelopment Analysis

Satar Rezaei; Nooredin Dopeykar; Mohsen Barouni; Mohammad Jafari; Fardin Gharibi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 135-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.21859/hpr-0104135

Abstract
  Background: One way to improve the performance of hospitals, the largest resource-consuming units in the healthcare sector, is to continuously evaluate their performance.Objective: The current study assessed the performance of hospitals affiliated with the Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences using ...  Read More

2. Estimation Production Function of Inpatient Services and Input Productivity: A Cross-Sectional Study of Iran Selected Public Hospitals

Hamid Mohammadi; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 91-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010391

Abstract
  Background: Optimal allocation of resources commensurate with performance improvement is the concerns of all countries including Iran. Estimation hospitals production function is important in the economic management of hospitals. Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the production function ...  Read More