research product . 2021

Healthcare Systems and Covid-19: Lessons to be Learnt from Efficient Countries

Ordu, Muhammed; Kirli Akin, Hediye; Demir, Eren;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 May 2021
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background: The novel coronavirus is rapidly spreading over the world and puts the health systems of countries under intense pressure. High hospitalization levels due to the pandemic outbreak have caused the intensive care units to work above capacity. Purpose: A Data envelopment analysis (DEA) based modelling approach was developed to evaluate the effectiveness of regions (i.e. city, country or clinical commissioning groups) against the pandemic outbreak. The objective is to enable related authorities better manage the struggle against the outbreak and put in place the emergency action plans immediately. Methodology/Approach: DEA method was used to measure the ...
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