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  • Efficiency in Northern Ireland hospitals: a non-parametric analysis 

    McKillop, Donal G.; Glass, J. Colin; Kerr, Christine A.; McCallion, Gillian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1999)
    The study examines the technical, scale and size efficiency of acute hospitals in Northern Ireland over the six-year period, 1986-1992. The efficiency estimates are used to investigate whether the empirical evidence supports ...
  • Equity in the utilisation of health care in Ireland 

    Layte, Richard; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    This paper analyses the extent of equity of health service delivery across the income distribution in Ireland ? that is the extent to which there is equal treatment for equal need irrespective of income. We find that ...
  • Equity in the utilisation of hospital inpatient services in Ireland? an improved approach to the measurement of health need 

    Layte, Richard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    The complex interweaving of public and private provision in Irish hospitals has led to concerns that hospital care is not available to all on the basis of need alone. Previous research on Irish hospitals found that utilisation ...
  • Health services - a critical appraisal 

    Jessop, W. J. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1963)
    The designing of a health service involves exercises in economics and administration as well as in medicine and the relation between all three is so intimate that the best results can only be obtained if the planners ...
  • Medical information systems in the health services 

    Harrison, Harold (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1976)
    The Medical Information System administered by the Medico-Social Research Board (HIPE Scheme) has achieved wide acceptance by hospitals since its inception in 1969. The growth of the Information System has been extremely ...
  • Non-use of Formal Health Services in Malawi: Perceptions from Non-users. 

    BACKGROUND: The study upon which this paper is based was undertaken to understand users' and non-users' perceptions concerning facilitators and barriers to equitable and universal access to health care in resource-poor ...