Measuring Efficiency of Teaching Hospitals in Malaysia

Hossein Moshiri, Syed Mohammed Aljunid, Rahmah Mohd Amin, Mazna Dahlui, Wan Norlida Ibrahim


This study uses Data Envelopment Analysis, constant return to scale, input oriented to examine technical
efficiency among three teaching hospitals in Malaysia. Variables of this study categorized two output and input;
Outputs of the study includes number of discharged inpatient and number of visited outpatient by each
department. Inputs of this study include bed, doctor, nurse and nonmedical staff. Results show that 87.5 percent
of the selected clinical departments are operated inefficiently.

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International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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