head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2017, vol. 23, issue 4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2017234.1845
Published online: 21 December 2017

Original article

J of IMAB 2017 Oct-Dec;23(4):1845-1848
Desislava Todorova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Tsvetelina Mihaylova2ORCID logo, Tsvetomir Dimitrov3ORCID logo, Vlaiko Vodenicharov4ORCID logo,
1) Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
2) Department of Medical Pedagogy, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
3) Department of Health Care, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
4) Department of Hygiene, medical ecology and nutrition, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.

The healthcare institutions in Bulgaria are independent legal entities in the setting of a regulated market, which brings about a competitive environment for an increase of the quality of services offered. The aim of the study is making evident the recommendatory strategies of a health care institution for specialized pre-hospital medical aid in Sofia City for activity performed in the period from the year 2016 to 2018. The task assigned is an analysis of the opportunities for the widening of the activity, products, and markets of "DCC XXIVth-Sofia" EOOD. The chosen healthcare institution is active in a competitive environment in Sofia City, and in the district that it serves. Data from the health care institution, data from the institutions of National Statistics, and scientific literature on the topic were used in connection with the analysis. Some essential approaches of management were applied - analysis of the market share, and SWOT analysis, for determination of strategy. The conclusions of the analysis performed showed four possible strategies of advance in development and opportunities for activity in each of them. The administration of "DCC XXIVth-Sofia" EOOD had opportunities to all practical purposes for minimization of the negative effects, induced by the weaknesses and threats, and to successfully develop the activity - during the period from the year 2016 to 2018. Both the activity of the healthcare institution and the public health services of the population in the corresponding village/town/city depend on the choice of the administration and on its execution by the personnel.

Keywords: specialized pre-hospital medical aid, management, strategies,

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Todorova D, Mihaylova Ts, Dimitrov Ts, Vodenicharov V. Strategies for Advance in Development of a Health Care Institution for Specialized Pre-Hospital Medical Aid. J of IMAB. 2017 Oct-Dec;23(4):1745-1748. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2017234.1845

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Assoc. Prof. Dr Desislava Todorova, MD, Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Sofia; 8, Bialo more Str., 1527, Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: d.todorova.dm@gmail.com

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Received: 04 September 2017
Published online: 21 December 2017

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