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1- Research Committee, School Of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
2- School Of Nursing and Midwifery, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
3- Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
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Objective (s): Hospital indicators are very important in indicating their performance. Indicators are used as a tool to compare the number of services, evaluate services, compare services with standards or compare them with previous years. The aim of this study was to determine performance indicators of hospitals in a number of teaching hospitals and comparing them with performance indicators of Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 2019
Methods: This was a cross-sectional study that descriptively examined the performance indicators of 12 hospitals affiliated to Ardabil University of Medical Sciences. The data were collected by referring to statistical unit of health deputy and analyzed using SPSS22 software.
Results: The ratio of active beds to fixed in 9 hospitals (75%), bed performance ratio, admission ratio per bed and average length of stay in 10 hospitals (83.3%) and bed turnover interval in 7 hospitals (58.4%) were desirable. The bed occupancy ratio in 7 hospitals (58.4%) was poor compared to the standards.
Conclusion: The performance indicators of the hospitals affiliated to Ardabil University of Medical Sciences were relatively good compared to the standards. However, there is a need for promotion and improvements. Therefore, it is necessary that managers take the necessary proceedings to increase hospitals’ performance indicators.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Helath Service Manager
Received: 2021/02/28 | Accepted: 2021/05/3 | ePublished ahead of print: 2021/05/17 | Published: 2021/07/3

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