Measuring Efficiency in Special Nursing Homes in Japan: An Application of DEA Analysis

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Abstract

The steady increase in the number of elderly people in the last two decades has determined the increased demand for LTC and, consequently, a dramatic increase in LTC expenditures, putting considerable pressure on government budgets and threatening the financial sustainability of the system.

Keywords

Data Envelopment Analysis Efficiency Score Data Envelopment Analysis Model Production Frontier Operational Expense 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research and Development DepartmentSuperintendency of Health, Chilean GovernmentSantiagoChile
  2. 2.Department of Health Services Research, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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