Economics at your fingertips  

Estimation of the Romanian hospitals efficiency in relation to hospital market competition

Simona Vasilache and Mihaela Dan (prejmerean) ()

Management & Marketing, 2008, vol. 3, issue 3

Abstract: The study examines a sample of 20 teaching and research Romanian hospitals, located in Bucharest, during the period 2001 – 2005, in terms of their efficiency and influence on their neighbouring health care units, expressed as an idiosyncratic form of market competition. Perspectives in case price competition will become a differentiation factor among hospitals, as health care migrates from the public to the for-profit sector will be addressed to, as well as the analysis of a possible switch, in the teaching and research hospitals’ (TRH) policy, from focusing on technical efficiency to trying to compensate their low operating margins by offering more unverifiable quality, which will be appreciated by the patients suiting a different, now emerging, customer profile.

Keywords: efficiency estimates; hospital market; Lewin Group model. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link) (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link:

Access Statistics for this article

Management & Marketing is currently edited by Constantin Bratianu

More articles in Management & Marketing from Economic Publishing House
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Simona Vasilache ().

Page updated 2020-10-26
Handle: RePEc:eph:journl:v:3:y:2008:i:3:n:6