Assessment of hospital efficiency under health transformation program in Turkey


ŞAHİN İ. , Ozcan Y. A. , Ozgen H.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, cilt.19, sa.1, ss.19-37, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10100-009-0121-3
  • Dergi Adı: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.19-37

Özet

The purpose of this research is to explore the operational performance of the Ministry of Health's general public hospitals following the implementation of the Health Transformation Program in Turkey. This study adopts the Malmquist index to analyze the operational performance of the 352 Ministry of Health's general hospitals during the period 2005-2008. The result show that the operational performance of these hospitals regardless of the attributes present a common tendency that the performance of 2005-2007 progressed as compared to the previous year, while that of 2008 has regressed as compared to 2007.