Relationships between technical efficiency and the quality and costs of health care in Italy†


OBJECTIVE This paper reports the measurement of technical efficiency of Tuscan Local Health Authorities and its relationship with quality and appropriateness of care. DESIGN First, a bias-corrected measure of technical efficiency was developed using the bootstrap technique applied to data envelopment analysis. Then, correlation analysis was used to… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/mzr005

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