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Technical efficiency of public district hospitals in Bangladesh: a data envelopment analysis

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Background District hospitals (DHs) provide secondary level of healthcare to a wide range of population in Bangladesh. Efficient utilization of resources in these secondary hospitals is essential for delivering health services at a lower cost. Therefore, we aimed to estimate the technical efficiency of the DHs in Bangladesh.
Methods We used input-oriented data envelopment analysis method to estimate the variable returns to scale (VRS) and constant return... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12962-019-0183-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9499-1500
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5909-4468
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
15
Publication date:
2019-07-24
Acceptance date:
2019-07-10
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EISSN:
1478-7547
Pmid:
31367193
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1194422
Local pid:
pubs:1194422
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2021-09-24

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