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An application of DEA - Data Envelopment Analysis - to health system of Guaratingueta city

Grant number: 06/02346-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2006
Effective date (End): August 31, 2007
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Production Engineering - Operational Research
Principal researcher:Fernando Augusto Silva Marins
Grantee:José Carlos Zimiani Vicente
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil


The project intends to do an approach for evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of Public Health System of Guaratingueta City. The project will use a Linear Programming application known by DEA – Data Envelopment Analysis. With the results will be possible to identify the main factors that have influence on the public health system quality. (AU)

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