Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)


Impact of New Technologies, Innovations & Barriers on the Service Delivery and Financial Income of the Private Business in Transitional Economies: The Case of Health Centers

Author(s): Daulet Saparaliyev, Lazat Spankulova, Ayana Zhaxylykova, Gulziya Aldashova, Meiramkul Saiymova, Gulistan Akhmetova

Innovation is one of the most fundamental practices underpinning economic growth, and it has great potential to develop solutions to economic, environmental and social challenges. Innovation is the key to the survival of small and medium size companies including the private health care centers. It enables different companies to survive and prosper by creating market value and competitive advantage. Research on innovation has to date focused mainly on developed market economies and large state-owned health care centers, yet medium-sized and private centers make a significant contribution to innovation and economic growth. The purpose of the study is to investigate the impact of innovation and new technologies on financial performance of private health care centers in Kazakhstan. A review of the innovation literature was used to build the model ARIMA used in this study. The regression-correlation analysis is also used to achieve purpose of research, using case of the health private center “ZHANUYA” in Southern part of Kazakhstan. The dependent variables are: Innovation in health care center, Organizational innovation, Technological innovation, Education, R&D, Dollar exchange rate, Inflation index, Operations, Cash-in-flow budget, Long-term & Short-term assets. According to the results of the study, it can be argued that that healthcare centers that adopt technologies and innovations experience positive benefits of healthcare technology, trends and innovation. In context of specific case of transitional economies, some actions are examples that can assist the healthcare centers in innovation transition are provided. 

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