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Economic Analysis: Theory and Practice

Evaluating the economic capacity of a regional health resort complex based on its components

Vol. 15, Iss. 12, DECEMBER 2016

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Received: 30 March 2016

Received in revised form: 19 June 2016

Accepted: 5 July 2016

Available online: 26 December 2016


JEL Classification: С13, I18, L83, Q26

Pages: 125-138

Bogomolova E.S. Maykop State Technological University, Maykop, Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation

Meretukova S.K. Maykop State Technological University, Maykop, Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation

Importance Today, the demographic situation in the country is a key determinant of the significance of health resorts in preserving health, increasing the quality of life and labor potential of the public. The system of people's rehabilitation and health care is of multipurpose nature, and considerably depends on economic capacity of the regional health resort complex.
Objectives The purpose of this article is to define the concept of economic capacity of regional health resort complex, identify its components, and develop a methodology for its assessment.
Methods The paper draws on methods of forecasting, structural-and-functional and economic analysis, general scientific and economic-statistical methods, as well as a systems and a comprehensive logical approach to the study of the status and trends in regional health resort complex development.
Results The paper presents recommendations and proposals that can be used in the management practice by regional authorities and administrative staff of core facilities of the health resort complex.
Conclusions and Relevance The evaluation of economic capacity should be seen as a comprehensive system of actions enabling interdependent and consistent management decisions that contribute to effective management of the entire regional health resort complex.

Keywords: health resort complex, sanatorium-resort institution, economic potential, cost estimate


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