Technical and scale efficiency of public hospitals in Greece

  title={Technical and scale efficiency of public hospitals in Greece},
  author={Roxani Karagiannis},
In this article we use an input orientation in measuring efficiency which is both consistent with most of the previous studies (Jacobs et al., 2006) and, in addition, is more appropriate to address questions related to resources savings and effective governance in the public sector that are becoming increasingly popular because of the economic crisis and the implementation of the Memorandum. Thus we attempt to estimate by how much less input the health services of public hospitals in Greece… CONTINUE READING