Amin Torabipour

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BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis is a common and chronic neurologic disorder. This disorder imposes physical, economic, and psychosocial burden on individuals, their families and society. This study aims to analyze the costs of multiple sclerosis disease based on the severity of disability. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional cost of illness study. This(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to measure the hospital productivity using data envelopment analysis (DEA) technique and Malmquist indices. METHODS This is a cross sectional study in which the panel data were used in a 4 year period from 2007 to 2010. The research was implemented in 12 teaching and non-teaching hospitals of Ahvaz County. Data envelopment(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the hospital required beds using stochastic simulation approach in cardiac surgery departments. METHODS This study was performed from Mar 2011 to Jul 2012 in three phases: First, collection data from 649 patients in cardiac surgery departments of two large teaching hospitals (in Tehran, Iran). Second, statistical analysis and(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease with important healthcare, social, and economic consequences. The aim of this study was to analyze the costs of hospitalizing patients with COPD. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this state-level cross-sectional study, data from 165 COPD patients who had presented to our hospital between(More)
The rehabilitation services for children with cerebral palsy are provided in two forms: home-based care and center-based care. The aim of this research was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the home-based accordance with the center-based care for kids with cerebral palsy. In this cost-effectiveness research, 56 children under 12 years old were assigned(More)
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