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A novel DEA model for hospital performance evaluation based on the measurement of efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity

Mohammad Ghahremanloo, Aliakbar Hasani, Maghsoud Amiri, Mohammad Hashemi-Tabatabaei, Mehdi Keshavarz-Ghorabaee, Leonas Ustinovičius
2020 Engineering Management in Production and Services  
To this end, a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model is developed to simultaneously measure the efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity (DEA-EEP) of hospitals.  ...  This paper presents a new approach for HPE that can be used to calculate the efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity of hospitals simultaneously.  ...  Rouyendegh et al. (2016) proposed a hybrid HPE approach based on DEA and FAHP. The method combined the advantages of both DEA and FAHP methods to obtain optimal weights.  ... 
doi:10.2478/emj-2020-0001 fatcat:ojztqgmonjaddobal4r7rufj6q

Evaluation of hospital disaster preparedness by a multi-criteria decision making approach: The case of Turkish hospitals

Miguel Ortiz-Barrios, Muhammet Gul, Pedro López-Meza, Melih Yucesan, Eduardo Navarro-Jiménez
2020 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
A case study considering 4 hospitals from the Turkish healthcare sector was used to demonstrate the proposed approach.  ...  TOPSIS) techniques and aimed to determine a ranking for hospital disaster preparedness.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Prof. Heriberto Felizzola-Jim� enez for their valuable contribution to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101748 pmid:32834973 pmcid:PMC7335495 fatcat:pgwdoup7wrdm5mgjsppbta4onm

Using a MACBETH based multicriteria approach for virtual weight restrictions in each stage of a DEA multi-stage ranking process

Ioannis Gkouvitsos, Ioannis Giannikos
2021 Operational Research  
The proposed approach is a multi-stage process involving the solution of a super-efficiency DEA model at each stage.  ...  This paper proposes a new approach for fully ranking decision-making units (DMUs) in the context of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) models, in the presence of restrictions on virtual weights, which reflect  ...  Our main contributions may be summarized as follows: • We propose a multi-stage DEA approach for fully ranking DMUs along the lines of the methodology introduced by Hadad (2003) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12351-020-00619-w fatcat:n5emuhnzzffp7acugkximqrvca

Service Sector Performance: A Critical Review

S Majumdar, S Tripathy
2018 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
Finally, the paper attempts to propose a unique measurement methodology of a target sector for a specific country with some meaningful extracted key factors.  ...  The paper also emphasizes various techniques used to measure the performance of different service sectors.  ...  the integrated approach of SCOR, fuzzy logic, AHP for measuring the supply chain performance for higher efficiency.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/377/1/012063 fatcat:ttdlmjidezearaazt2qx2qonee

A Compromised Decision-Making Approach to Third-Party Logistics Selection in Sustainable Supply Chain Using Fuzzy AHP and Fuzzy VIKOR Methods

Chia-Nan Wang, Ngoc-Ai-Thy Nguyen, Thanh-Tuan Dang, Chen-Ming Lu
2021 Mathematics  
FVIKOR (the compromised ranking method) is then used to rank the alternatives. The combination of FAHP and FVIKOR methods provides more accurate ranking results.  ...  Eventually, the optimized 3PLs were determined that fully meet the criteria of sustainable development.  ...  measured using a reference for ranking similarity coefficients (i.e., weighted Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, rank similarity coefficient) [28, 74] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/math9080886 fatcat:ks5ufzeso5bmpfzib47khvl67q

Multi-criteria decision making trends in ecotourism and sustainable tourism

Garabinović Dušan, Papić Miloš, Kostić Marija
2021 Ekonomika Poljoprivrede (1979)  
The goal of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of application of multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) methods in papers from the field of ecotourism and sustainable tourism.  ...  A search has been done of the relevant terms in titles, abstracts and keywords found in papers from 26 prominent journals from the field of tourism belonging in Web of Science (WoS) Clarivate Analytics  ...  The authors developed an innovative physical dining environment design (IPDE) assessment model for use in restaurants taking into account the relationship between creativity, eco-friendliness, aesthetics  ... 
doi:10.5937/ekopolj2102321g doaj:dfa4f6eadd8a4ef9b8b990744809d7a6 fatcat:uev4zxwu3zflzo3uwr6iumqvmq

Urban Public Safety Risk Assessment of 35 Cities in China Based on Context-Dependent DEA Approach And DEASort

Ying-ying Zeng, T.Y. Fang, V. Khaletski
2019 E3S Web of Conferences  
This paper establishes a context-dependent DEA model to divide 35 cities of China into three levels, and considers improved value of the low-level when different contexts are used as reference backgrounds  ...  Urban public safety is the foundation of the urban development. Correct and reasonable assessment of urban public safety plays a vital role in the healthy development of cities.  ...  Contex-dependent DEA modle and Fixed-weight DEASort Methodology Context-Dependent DEA Model In the original DEA method, the efficiency of each decision-making unit is evaluated by comparing with the  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/201913604094 fatcat:j3wt4vyw7vhbpehj6uuob6w6ae

Using Robust-DEA optimization approach to analyze performance and efficiency of a mine in north of Iran

Masoud Rabbani, Hamed Farrokhi-Asl, Neda Manavizadeh
2017 Management Science Letters  
Based on different DEA models, different sites become the best site among other sites, but RDEA is much closer to real situation than basic DEA and CWRDEA is the most efficient approach in real situation  ...  To this purpose, a framework is proposed based on a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), Robust Data Envelopment Analysis (RDEA) and common weight Robust Data Envelopment Analysis (CWRDEA) to determine the  ...  Conclusion In this paper, a common weight robust DEA was performed in order to calculate the performance of different sites of sand mine in north of Iran and rank them to identify the most efficient site  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2016.11.009 fatcat:5finhmtesvffdf7pdeqpngeele

COVID Health Structure Index: The Vulnerability of Brazilian Microregions

Diogo Ferraz, Enzo Barberio Mariano, Patricia Regina Manzine, Herick Fernando Moralles, Paulo César Morceiro, Bruno Guimarães Torres, Mariana Rodrigues de Almeida, João Carlos Soares de Mello, Daisy Aparecida do Nascimento Rebelatto
2021 Social Indicators Research  
The pandemic of COVID-19 brought an additional challenge, as hospital structures equipped with doctors, intensive care units and respirators are not available to a sufficient extent in all regions.  ...  These findings reveal that the heterogeneity of microregions' hospital structures follows the patterns of socioeconomic inequalities.  ...  Rouyendegh et al. (2019) used a fully-ranking DEA-FAHP approach for firms in the health care industry to investigate the business performance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11205-021-02699-3 pmid:33967373 pmcid:PMC8096891 fatcat:ovfzwr5h5rhv5onsjqkfquowuu

A review of multi-criteria decision-making applications to solve energy management problems: Two decades from 1995 to 2015

Abbas Mardani, Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas, Zainab Khalifah, Norhayati Zakuan, Ahmad Jusoh, Khalil Md Nor, Masoumeh Khoshnoudi
2017 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
The main of objective of this study is to provide a review on the application and use of decision making approaches in regard to energy management problems.  ...  Finally, environmental impact assessment was ranked as the first area that applied decision making approaches.  ...  Acknowledgment The author (s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.12.053 fatcat:pz7bhepftbb6dd4pij3hpwlg6a

Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) em Estudos Sobre Saúde e Educação

Cleiton Martins Duarte Silva, Sabrina Espinele da Silva, Márcio Augusto Gonçalves, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves
2021 Revista FSA  
, Jonas 2014 50 55º 7.1 8º Measuring the Efficiency of Hospitals: A Fully-Ranking DEA-FAHP Approach Rouyendegh, Babak Daneshvar; Oztekin, Asil; Ekong, Joseph; 2019 13 252º 6.5 18º Fonte:  ...  Discute-se que o método DEA ganhou notoriedade a partir da publicação seminal de Charnes, Cooper, and Rhodes (Measuring the efficiency of decision-making units.  ... 
doi:10.12819/2021.18.1.10 fatcat:krttehgzcjajhpss4d6rkbuuo4

Fuzzy multi-criteria decision making model for different scenarios of electrical power generation in Egypt

Hesham A. Hefny, Hamed M. Elsayed, Hisham F. Aly
2013 Egyptian Informatics Journal  
In this paper we will develop an efficient fuzzy ANP model which helps decision makers to choose among the alternatives for the Egyptian scenarios of electrical power generation.  ...  Then all the priority vectors are appropriately weighted and summed to obtain the overall priorities for the alternatives of a decision.  ...  Rouyendegh and Erol developed the DEA -fuzzy ANP department ranking model applied in Iran Amirkabir University [34] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eij.2013.04.001 fatcat:fmesd3fbafc4fkmlgdehvvkjou

Methodological Approaches to Support Process Improvement in Emergency Departments: A Systematic Review

Miguel Angel Ortíz-Barrios, Juan-José Alfaro-Saíz
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
of EDs.  ...  Furthermore, computer simulation and lean manufacturing were concluded to be the most prominent approaches for addressing the leading operational problems in EDs.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17082664 pmid:32294985 fatcat:e46tf2lhkzfntehmumk55oycma

A Novel Integration of IF-DEMATEL and TOPSIS for the Classifier Selection Problem in Assistive Technology Adoption for People with Dementia

Miguel Angel Ortíz-Barrios, Matias Garcia-Constantino, Chris Nugent, Isaac Alfaro-Sarmiento
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The proposed approach was validated using a real-world case study concerning the adoption of a mobile-based reminding solution by People with Dementia (PwD).  ...  This paper proposes a novel approach to address the classifier selection problem by integrating Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets (IFS), Decision Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL), and the Technique  ...  The proposed knowledge-based approach fully exploits the advantages of these methods and minimizes the gap between theory and practice so that the classifiers can be transferable to a wider number of hospitals  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19031133 pmid:35162153 pmcid:PMC8834594 fatcat:ay7awfpggnd4lepqhciuljebaq

Visible Light-Assisted Soft-Chemistry Route to Silver Nanomaterials at Room Temperature

Yi Wu, Xin Liu, Zi Huang, Xiang Fei He, Xi Yang, Qing Li
2019 Key Engineering Materials  
The result showed that the nanoparticles are spherical and cube. The effect of temperature on the morphology and properties of silver nanoparticles was investigated.  ...  Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were synthesizd by a light-assisted liquid phase reduction method with sodium hypophosphite as a reducing agent. DTAB was used to perform as the surfactant.  ...  Finally, a decision-tree procedure was integrated into the DEA results, and predictors of efficient and inefficient provinces were examined.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.807.165 fatcat:xara5sxzf5fsvbib2dy6vrl7j4
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