Cost-benefit analysis of outsourcing cleaning services at Mahalapye hospital , Botswana

  title={Cost-benefit analysis of outsourcing cleaning services at Mahalapye hospital , Botswana},
  author={Jonathan Cali and Heather A. Cogswell and Mompati Buzwani and Elizabeth Ohadi and Carlos L{\'a}zaro {\'A}vila},
Objective: As part of its national privatization strategy to diversify the economy, Botswana has started outsourcing nonclinical services at seven public hospitals. Hospital managers are signing contracts without knowing whether outsourcing offers better value for money than “insourcing”. The objective of this study is to assist hospital administrators in making evidence-based outsourcing decisions. Methods: We conducted a cost-benefit analysis of cleaning services at Mahalapye Hospital. We… CONTINUE READING


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