Hospital capacity management decisions: Emphasis on cost control and quality enhancement

@article{Li2003HospitalCM,
  title={Hospital capacity management decisions: Emphasis on cost control and quality enhancement},
  author={Ling Li and W. C. Benton},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={146},
  pages={596-614}
}
This paper empirically examines the effects of several key hospital demographic factors (hospital size, location, teaching involvement) and service characteristics on hospital capacity management decisions, and the effects of hospital capacity resource management choices on cost control and quality enhancement. In this research structural equation modeling (SEM) was used as the research vehicle. SEM modeling measures multiple relationships among independent and dependent variables, thus… CONTINUE READING

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