Global Health Services Market in the New Economic Conditions
Andrey Maltsev, Alyona Fechina
Available Online January 2019.
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- healthcare system, health and medical services, global market, delivery terms
- In the last years there is an active development of the global health services market. This process is due to the social and economic indicators growth. Supply of medical and health services in the market is carried out in one of four ways: cross-border supply, consumption abroad, commercial presence abroad, the physical presence of domestic specialists abroad. Сonsumption abroad (health tourism) takes the major volume of the market. However, there is a huge growth of trade in health services through cross-border supply, commercial and physical presence abroad. Social and economic indicators (innovative development of the country, life expectancy, fertility, purchasing power parity, personal spendings on health care among the population, qualitative and quantitative characteristics of medical personnel, the cost of treatment and rehabilitation in the country, reducing transport costs, etc.). In the context of globalization, the formation of two main flows of health services becomes obvious: from developing countries to countries with a developed market of services for high-tech and innovative types of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation; from developed countries to countries with a developing market for high-quality health services at competitive prices.
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TY - CONF AU - Andrey Maltsev AU - Alyona Fechina PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - Global Health Services Market in the New Economic Conditions BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Scientific conference on New Industrialization: Global, national, regional dimension (SICNI 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 515 EP - 519 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/sicni-18.2019.104 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/sicni-18.2019.104 ID - Maltsev2019/01 ER -