Irvinas Kairys, Jonas Kairys, Linas Juozulynas, Jurgis Algirdas Juozulynas
When the economic allocation of resources in any system is not Pareto efficient, there exists possibility for the Pareto improvement. In this paper the means of attaining the Pareto efficiency in providing services of computed tomography is discussed and compared. The study aims at analysing the use of computed tomography for the purpose of providing healthcare services in the European Union and other countries by making comparisons of data collected by the State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania. Using the methods of benchmarking and synthesis, authors seek to determine the potential efficient uses of computed tomography and propose the possible solutions for achieving the Pareto efficiency.
Keyword(s): computed tomography; radiology; Pareto optimum; efficiency; productivity; availability of services.
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