Social efficiency of hospital care delivery: frontier analysis from the consumer's perspective.


The efficiency of hospital services and patients' access to hospitals are both important health care policy issues. In the past, research has relied on studying these topics separately. In this article, we measure both efficiency and access at the same time using data envelopment analysis (DEA). By including both the technically efficient use of resources… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1077558710366267


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