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Measuring Efficiency in Health Care: Analytic Techniquess and Health Policy

Rowena Jacobs, Peter C. Smith, and Andrew Street
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
243
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
45.00
ISBN: 
0521851440
Category: 
Monograph
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Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Efficiency in health care; 2. The components of an efficiency model; 3. Stochastic frontier analysis of cross-sectional data; 4. Stochastic frontier analysis of panel data; 5. Data envelopment analysis; 6. The Malmquist Index; 7. A comparison of SFA and DEA; 8. Unresolved issues and challenges in efficiency measurement; 9. Some alternative approaches to measuring performance; 10. Conclusions; Appendix; References; Author index; Subject index; Acronyms.

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