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dc.title Comparison of horizontally integrated hospitals in private and public sectors of Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Papadaki, Šárka
dc.contributor.author Staňková, Pavla
dc.relation.ispartof Economics and Sociology
dc.identifier.issn 2071-789X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 9
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 180
dc.citation.epage 194
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Centre of Sociological Research
dc.identifier.doi 10.14254/2071-789X.2016/9-3/16
dc.relation.uri http://www.economics-sociology.eu/?en_vol.-9-no-3-2016,50
dc.subject horizontal integration en
dc.subject hospital en
dc.subject efficiency en
dc.subject Data Envelopment Analysis en
dc.description.abstract This article presents the results of the research undertaken at the Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin. The research focuses on the efficiency of the healthcare system. One of the goals was to compare the efficiency of private horizontally integrated hospitals and horizontally integrated hospitals owned by county, town or municipality. To evaluate the efficiency the Data Envelopment Analysis method was used, which is a benchmarking method applied to measure the efficiency of homogeneous organisational units. When undertaking such measuring it is crucial to assume that inputs are minimalised and outputs are maximised, i.e. outputs must bring a positive result while inputs must be as low as possible. Even though the research did not prove that either private horizontally integrated hospitals or horizontally integrated hospitals owned by the county, town or municipality to be more efficient than the others, the results are valuable as they point at specific options for increasing the efficiency of individual hospitals. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006859
utb.identifier.obdid 43875161
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84995545623
utb.identifier.wok 000387911700016
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-28T15:11:35Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-28T15:11:35Z
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Papadaki, Šárka
utb.contributor.internalauthor Staňková, Pavla
utb.fulltext.affiliation Šárka Papadaki, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic, E-mail: papadaki@fame.utb.cz Pavla Staňková, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic, E-mail: stankova@fame.utb.cz
utb.fulltext.dates Received: May, 2016 1st Revision: July, 2016 Accepted: September, 2016
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