The Resource Measuring efficiency in health care : analytic techniques and health policy, Rowena Jacobs, Peter C. Smith and Andrew Street

Measuring efficiency in health care : analytic techniques and health policy, Rowena Jacobs, Peter C. Smith and Andrew Street

Label
Measuring efficiency in health care : analytic techniques and health policy
Title
Measuring efficiency in health care
Title remainder
analytic techniques and health policy
Statement of responsibility
Rowena Jacobs, Peter C. Smith and Andrew Street
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The pursuit of efficiency has become a central objective of policymakers within most health systems. This book examines the strengths and limitations of two analytic techniques - data envelopment analysis and stochastic frontier analysis - widely advocated as means of measuring the comparative efficiency of health care organizations
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
362.10680941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA399.A5
LC item number
J33 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Measuring efficiency in health care : analytic techniques and health policy, Rowena Jacobs, Peter C. Smith and Andrew Street
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-231) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Efficiency in health care -- The components of an efficiency model -- Stochastic frontier analysis of cross-sectional data -- Stochastic frontier analysis of panel data -- Data envelopment analysis -- The Malmquist Index -- A comparison of SFA and DEA -- Unresolved issues and challenges in efficiency measurement -- Some alternative approaches to measuring performance -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn228144547
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521851442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22003289
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228144547
  • pebcs0511219180

Library Locations

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