In this paper, the efficiency of the hospitals under the administration of state universities has been measured and evaluated by using DEA method between 1998-2000 in Turkey. In the first stage of the study, the structure of Turkish health-care system has been introduced in a brief way; input/output tables have been created. And empirical results have been summarized - by using EMS (Efficiency Measurement System) software, which is specially designed for academic users on a Compaq Presario 1700 P III, 128 MB Ram- through a table by presenting the DEA method that would be used for the solution of the problem. At the end of the study, some recommendations have been put forward for Turkish health-care system.
Data envelopment analysis, linear programming, health care system, Efficiency