Comparison of Hospital Efficiency and Performance Indices before and after the Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Model (PPP): A Case Study of a Public Hospital in Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


Hospital management Management research Research centerCenter, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran



Background and Objectives: Public – Private Partnership can increase the efficiency of health care in hospitals that is the main aim of a good management in a healthcare sector. The purpose of this study was to investigate the performance and the efficiency indices of important wards of Hasheminejad Kidney Center as a public hospital from 2004 to 2012 in order to measure the advantages of this partnership.
Methods: This practical and cross-sectional study was performed in winter 2014. The performance and efficiency indices (2004-2012) were calculated and drawn in Excel software. Then, the researcher investigated the causes of increasing or decreasing of indices and analyzed them based on the evidences.
Results: It was shown that the performance and efficiency indices were increasing during these years, and the causes of the slight decrease in some cases were investigated.
Conclusion: It was concluded that all hospitals by applying some model of partnership will be able to change their hospitals, if they apply this partnership systematically and based on the scientific and experimental model.