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The Journal of Operations Research, Statistics, Econometrics and Management Information Systems

Performance Evaluation In Family Physician: The Application of TOPSIS Multi-Criteria Decision Making Method

Engin Karaman

Halim Kazan, Ph.D.


In this study, a performance analysis was carried out for the Family Practice application offered to the public by the Ministry of Health. Performance management serves a different purpose in public sectors which provide service in accordance with the principle of social benefit rather than of a profit-loss relationship in comparison with private sectors. Main objective herein is to improve the quality of the service offered to the public in terms of such criteria as efficacy, efficiency and productivity. In this study, the performances of 12 Family Practice units carrying on business in Alaca district of Corum in the months of the year of 2012 were converted into a single score indicating the general performance level with the help of the TOPSIS method among the Multi-Criteria Decision Making Techniques through the data of 8 criteria and such units were put into order in this regard and their performances were compared. At the end of the study, the proximity values (Ci) of the units according to the ideal solution they have received for 12 months were averaged and rated on a yearly basis. According to the average of Ci scores, the performances of 4 units were founded to be successful whereas 5 units displayed normal performance and the performance of 3 units were decided to be ineffective.

Keywords: Family, Multi Criteria Decision Making, Performance Evaluation, Practice, TOPSIS

Jel Classification: C19, C44, I18

Aile Hekimliği Performans Değerlemesinin TOPSIS Çok Kriterli Karar Verme Yöntemiyle Belirlenmesi


Bu çalışmada Sağlık Bakanlığı tarafından halka sunulan Aile Hekimliği uygulamasının performans analizi yapılmıştır. Kar-zarar ilişkisinden çok toplumsal fayda ilkesine göre hizmet üreten kamu sektörlerinde, performans yönetimi özel sektörlere göre farklı bir amaca hizmet etmektedir. Temel hedef halka sunulan hizmet kalitesini etkinlik, etkililik ve verimlilik kriterleri ekseninde geliştirmektir. Bu çalışmada Çorum ili Alaca ilçesinde faaliyet gösteren 12 Aile Hekimliği biriminin 2012 yılına ait aylardaki performansları, 8 adet kriter verileri üzerinden Çok Kriterli Karar Verme Tekniklerinden TOPSIS yöntemi ile genel performansı gösteren tek bir puana çevrilmiş ve birimler arasında sıralama yapılarak, performansları karşılaştırılmıştır. Çalışmanın sonucunda birimlerin 12 ay boyunca aldıkları ideal çözüme göre yakınlık değerleri (Ci)’nin ortalaması alınarak yıllık bazda bir sıralama oluşturulmuştur. Ci puanlarının ortalamasına göre, 4 birimin performansları başarılı bulunurken, 5 birim normal performans göstermiş, 3 birimin performansının ise başarısız olarak saptanmıştır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Aile, Performans Değerlendirme, TOPSIS, Çok Kriterli Karar Verme

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Karaman, E., Kazan, H. (2015). Aile Hekimliği Performans Değerlemesinin TOPSIS Çok Kriterli Karar Verme Yöntemiyle Belirlenmesi. Alphanumeric Journal, 3(2), 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.17093/aj.2015.3.2.5000139457


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Volume 3, Issue 2, 2015


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Volume 3, Issue 2, 2015

Pages 1-12

Received: Sept. 9, 2015

Accepted: Dec. 18, 2015

Published: Dec. 31, 2015

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