Measurement of efficiency of the dialysis sector in Turkey using data envelopment analysis

Ozgen H., ŞAHİN İ.

HEALTH POLICY, vol.95, pp.185-193, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2009.11.020
  • Title of Journal : HEALTH POLICY
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-193
  • Keywords: Dialysis, Efficiency, Data envelopment analysis, Turkey, FRONTIER ESTIMATION, RENAL DIALYSIS, CASE-MIX, COST, COMPETITION, MARKET


Objectives: Limited prior work exists on the efficiency of the dialysis sector characterized by steady increase in the dialysis population, providers, and dialysis expenditures in Turkey. The study aimed to examine technical efficiency among producers of dialysis treatment in Turkey.