Nursing Home Applications

  • Yasar A. Ozcan
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 210)


Nursing homes are significant health care providers in developed nations. As the life expectancy of the population has increased over the years, demand for nursing home services has also increased. The population of the US over 65 years old has increased to about ten percent during the past decade. The number of people over 85 years old increased by more than one-third (36.8 %). The percentage of persons with out-of-pocket expenses was the largest in the age group of those over 65 years; more than 96 % of persons over 65 had out-of-pocket expenses that were more than $1,000.00 (National Center for Health Statistics, United States 2005).


Nursing Home Data Envelopment Analysis Efficiency Score Data Envelopment Analysis Model Skilled Nursing Facility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasar A. Ozcan
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  1. 1.Department of Health AdministrationVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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