International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Investigating the Influence of Per-Case Plan on Treatment Capacity Utilization and Staff Efficiency in the Hospitals of Isfahan
Ali Attafar, Nastaran Simar Asl, Arash Shahin

The aim of this paper is to investigate the "payment of extra money per extra work" or simply "Per-Case" plan and its influence on the utilization of treatment capacities and hospital staff efficiency in hospitals under the supervision of social security organization of Isfahan province, Iran. The research population includes hospitals’ staff consisting of physicians, Para medicines and other employees. The research data has been gathered via questionnaire, interview and library documents. The findings indicate that the implementation of Per-Case plan affects the level of hospital staff motivation and also increases the number of hospital beds occupied by patients and the number of surgeries operated. Per-Case has resulted in decrease of the duration of patients’ stay in the hospital and increase of patients’ satisfaction about the services provided.

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