Comparing teaching and non-teaching hospitals: a frontier approach (teaching vs. non-teaching hospitals).

@article{Grosskopf2001ComparingTA,
  title={Comparing teaching and non-teaching hospitals: a frontier approach (teaching vs. non-teaching hospitals).},
  author={Shawna Grosskopf and Dimitri Margaritis and Vivian Valdmanis},
  journal={Health care management science},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={83-90}
}
This paper compares teaching and non-teaching hospitals in terms of their provision of patient services. We proceed by comparing the frontiers of the teaching and non-teaching hospitals using a data envelopment (DEA) type approach, which we apply to a sample of 236 teaching hospitals and 556 non-teaching hospitals operating in the US in 1994. Our results suggest that only about 10% of the teaching hospitals can effectively "compete" with non-teaching hospitals based on the provision of patient… CONTINUE READING

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