EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS OF HOSPITALS IN THE GREAT PLAINS: AN URBAN-RURAL COMPARISON

This study examined the efficiency of a sample of hospitals in the Great Plains using a nonparametric approach. Technical efficiency was less than either allocative or scale efficiency. Urban hospitals are relatively more efficient than rural hospitals with respect to all efficiency measures. Private hospitals are more efficient than others.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20806
Total Pages:
15
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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