Rural hospital performance and its correlates

@article{Ferrier1996RuralHP,
  title={Rural hospital performance and its correlates},
  author={G. D. Ferrier and Vivian Valdmanis},
  journal={Journal of Productivity Analysis},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={63-80}
}
The cost, technical, allocative and scale efficiencies of a sample of rural U.S. hospitals are calculated via linear programming models. Tobit analysis is used to assess possible correlates of each of the efficiency measures. A large amount of dispersion in operating efficiency is found within our data set; the majority of the dispersion is due to technical inefficiency. In general, for-profit hospitals are found to outperform not-for-profit and public hospitals. Demand characteristics, quality… CONTINUE READING

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