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Efficiency analysis of Oriental hospitals according to characteristics

한방병원 특성별 경영효율성 분석

  • Kim, Young-Sik (Korea Health Industry Development Institute) ;
  • Lee, Woo-Chun (Dept. of Health Policy and Management, Sangji University)
  • 김영식 (한국보건산업진흥원) ;
  • 이우천 (상지대학교 의료경영학과)
  • Received : 2017.02.03
  • Accepted : 2017.05.12
  • Published : 2017.05.31

Abstract

This study analyzes the efficiency of oriental hospitals using DEA(Data Envelopment Analysis). The input variables include the numbers of doctors, nurses, medical technicians, and beds. The output variable iscomprised of the sales account. The analysis tools used are EnPas and IBM SPSS Statistics 19. As a result of efficiency analysis, the private hospitals(establishment), less than 10 years in operation(operating period), containing less than 50 beds (number of the beds), located in the metropolitan area(location) showed high efficiency in the BCC(Banker, Charnes & Cooper) model, but indicated relatively low efficiency in CCR(Charnes, Cooper & Rhodes) model. This contradictory result is caused by inefficiencies in hospital size. The logistic regression analysis conducted to analyze the variables that affect the efficiency of oriental hospitals found that the efficiency decreased by 0.955 with each increase of 1 bed in the hospital.

Keywords

DEA;Efficiency;Oriental hospital;Sales account

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