Other DEA Applications at Hospital Settings

Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 120)

Chapter 13 introduced various performance models for other health care providers that serve the patient needs including dialysis centers, community mental health centers, community based youth services, organ procurement organizations, aging centers, and dental providers. In addition to those, there are other DEA models designed to evaluate health care provider performance for specific treatments, including stroke, mechanical ventilation, perioperative services, physicians in hospital settings, hospital mergers, hospital closures, hospital labor, hospital services in local markets, etc. (Hollingsworth, 2003).


Prospective Payment System Hospital Market Hospital Closure Organ Procurement Organization Dental Provider 


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