This book provides a concise synthesis of leading edge research in the theory and practise of efficiency measurement in health and health care. Whilst much of the literature in this area is confusing and impregnable, Hollingsworth and Peacock show the logical links between the economic theory underlying efficiency, the methods used in analysis and

chapter 1|7 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Health and efficiency concepts

chapter 3|15 pages

Efficiency measurement techniques

chapter 4|39 pages

Measuring efficiency in health services

chapter 7|4 pages

Future directions