efficacy of health systems through operations research
assessment is one of the important missions of the
Institute. Keeping with
this mission, the Institute has fostered many research
in areas such as (a) periodic
analysis of hospital performance, (b) patient
satisfaction surveys, (c) responsiveness
surveys, and (d) national health accounts.
Following are a sample of recent work at the IHS in
1. Patient Satisfaction Surveys in APVVP Hospitals.
Five surveys done
so far, starting with the first survey in 1999 and
at six month intervals.
2. Health System Responsiveness Survey in A.P.
3. Data Validation and Hospital Performance
Analysis for Maharashtra Health
Systems Development Project.