In health care, the first application of DEA is dated to 1983 by the study of Nunamaker, measuring routine nursing service efficiency. Since then, DEA analysis is used widely in the assessment of hospital technical efficiency in the United States as well as around the world at different levels of decision making units.


Outpatient Visit Large Hospital Operational Expense Veteran Administration American Hospital Association 
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