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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Creating efficiency measures

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  • Complex statistics
    • DEA
      • Adjusts for scale economies, etc.
      • Theoretically driven
      • Methodology subject to many criticisms
  • Simple approaches
    • Divide (output per input)
    • Hard with multiple outputs (could 'score')

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