Significance of technology factors in the context of development of health care sector in latvia

Daiga Behmane, Henrijs Kalkis (Coresponding Author), Anita Villerusa, Uldis Berkis, Didzis Rutitis

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Abstract

The aim of the study is to evaluate significance of technology factors in the context of development of health care sector in Latvia in order to improve the external environment and performance of the health sector from the perspective of increasing the opportunity to provide medical service exports in Latvia. The study evaluates external national level conditions affecting the development of Latvian health care industry by applying the PEST analysis framework. The ranking of the PEST components was carried out using the expert method and implementing structured interviews for data collection. The study justifies that there are opportunities for increasing competition, and technological progress is indicated as the leading technology factor in the Latvian health care market.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Human Systems Integration 2019 - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration IHSI 2019
Subtitle of host publicationIntegrating People and Intelligent Systems, 2019
EditorsTareq Ahram, Waldemar Karwowski
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages248-254
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783030110505
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event2nd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration - San Diego, United States
Duration: 7 Feb 201910 Feb 2019
Conference number: 2

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume903
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Conference

Conference2nd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration
Abbreviated titleIHSI 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period7/02/1910/02/19

Keywords

  • Competitiveness
  • External factors
  • Health care industry
  • Technological factors

Field of Science

  • 3.3 Health sciences

Publication Type

  • 3.1. Articles or chapters in proceedings/scientific books indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database

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