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dc.title A comparison of efficiency of hospitals in the individual regions of the Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Staňková, Pavla
dc.contributor.author Papadaki, Šárka
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific Papers of the University of Pardubice, Series D: Faculty of Economics and Administration
dc.identifier.issn 1211-555X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 24
utb.relation.issue 39
dc.citation.spage 200
dc.citation.epage 210
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Pardubice
dc.subject Data envelopment analysis en
dc.subject Efficiency en
dc.subject Healthcare en
dc.subject Hospital en
dc.subject Operating costs en
dc.description.abstract The main goal of this paper is to compare the efficiency of health care in the individual regions of the Czech Republic. Key consideration is given to the efficiency of hospitals for these subjects account for more than half of the health care expenses. The DEA method, precisely the input-oriented CCR, was chosen for the analysis. This method allows for the evaluation of several inputs and outputs. For the purpose of our research, we utilized one output, i.e. the number of hospitalized patients, and on the other hand, we examined several inputs, i.e. the number of beds, operating costs and the number of physicians. The analysis showed that the Kralovehradecky region is the least efficient and, on the other side of spectrum, there are 4 efficient regions - Karlovarsky, Ustecky, Vysočina and Zlinsky. The level of efficiency in other regions varies between 79,4 % and the above-mentioned 100%. Looking at the structure and the number of hospitals in the regions, we cannot see any significant correlation so we cannot say that efficiency is correlated to the number or structure of hospitals in any given region. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007223
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28120/17:63516341!RIV18-MSM-28120___
utb.identifier.obdid 43876634
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85021100617
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-03T21:40:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-03T21:40:02Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Staňková, Pavla
utb.contributor.internalauthor Papadaki, Šárka
utb.fulltext.affiliation Pavla Staňková, Šárka Papadaki Contact Address doc. Ing. Pavla Staňková, Ph.D. Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty Management and Economics Department of Management and Marketing nám. T. G. Masaryka 5555, 760 01, Zlín, Czech Republic Email: stankova@fame.utb.cz Phone number: +420 57 603 2356 Ing. Šárka Papadaki, Ph.D. Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty Management and Economics Department of Enterprise Economics nám. T. G. Masaryka 5555, 760 01, Zlín, Czech Republic Email: papadaki@fame.utb.cz Phone number: +420 57 603 2505
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 22. 08. 2016 Reviewed: 16. 09. 2016, 03. 10. 2016 Approved for publication: 20. 03. 2017
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