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objective: To determine the relationship between hospital management and indexes of efficiency at teaching hospitals affiliated with Iran University of Medical Sciences in 1999. Methods: The study was descriptive - analytical and cross-sectional in nature. Data was collected by two questionnaires. Ten teaching hospitals affiliated with Iran University of Medical Sciences comprised the study population(365). Hospital directors, managers, matrons, department heads, and a number of senior staff, selected randomly, responded to the questions to obtain a general standard. The attitudes of experts in hospital management and faculty members were included. Bed occupancy rate was used as an important criterion in the study. Finding(s): The study revealed a considerable deviation from the existings standards. Conclusion(s): Bed occupancy rate plays a crucial role in increasing hospital efficiency, influencing other indexes of efficiency.
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Received: 2011/05/31 | Published: 2001/04/15

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