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Assessment of performance of the hospitals of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences by use of Pabon Lasso Model (2007-2011)
Tayeb Miraki 1, Satar Rezaei 1, Nader Jahanmehr 1, Morteza Mohammadi 2, Fardin Gharibi 3
1- Tehran University of Medical Sciences
2- Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
3- Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences , fardin.gharibi@muk.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: One of the useful methods to assess hospital performance is Pabon Lasso Model. The aim of this study was to assess performance of the hospitals of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences by Pabon Lasso Model from 2007 to 2011. Material and Methods: In this cross sectional study we used turnover rate, bed occupancy rate and the average duration of hospitalization as our indicators to assess the performance of 12 hospitals of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences by Pabon Lasso Model from 2007 to 2011. We used Excel software for data analysis. Results: In this study we found a bed occupancy rate of 62.5% and a bed turnover rate of 79.2 times. The average duration of hospitalization was 3.4 days. One (8%) hospital was located in zone 1, four (33%) hospitals in zone 2, five (42%) hospitals in zone 3 and two (17%) hospitals in zone 4. Conclusion: According to the results of this study it can be suggested that the development of outpatient services, transmission of beds between the hospitals and prevention of development and extension of medical center scan be considered as the main strategies for increasing the efficiency of the hospitals. Received: March 2, 2013 Accepted: Nov 10, 2013 Conflict of interest: None declared
Keywords: Performance assessing, Hospital, Pabon Lasso Model, Duration of hospitalization, Bed occupancy rate, Turnover rate.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/16 | Accepted: 2014/03/16 | Published: 2014/03/16
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Miraki T, Rezaei S, Jahanmehr N, Mohammadi M, Gharibi F. Assessment of performance of the hospitals of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences by use of Pabon Lasso Model (2007-2011). SJKU. 2014; 19 (1) :114-123
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Volume 19, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2014) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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