Transferring Know-How from the U.S. to the Central Mediterranean Basin in Search of a New Public-Private Healthcare Business Model

Journal of International Business, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2009

14 Pages Posted: 30 Sep 2009

Date Written: Spring 2009

Abstract

Public-private partnerships can have a particular impact on sectors where a public service needs to be sustained by the best available professional and technological knowledge in a condition of scarce resources. The growing trend of international-patient mobility suggests, the opportunity to create new forms of partnerships and other methods of collaboration in order to promote mobility toward centers of excellence that are able to attract new patients from culturally-and geographically-proximal countries. The case study refers to a successful experience that, beside specific achievements, has important implications for new international partnership models. A qualitative methodology is adopted to discuss issues concerning the relationships with the stakeholders, the transfer of technical knowledge in international partnerships, and the multinational management

Keywords: Public-private Partnership, Healthcare, Knowledge Transfer, Multinational management, International Management, transplantation

JEL Classification: I10, I11, I18, I19, I29, M1, M12, M14, M19,F20, F21, F22, F23, F29

Suggested Citation

Snaiderbaur, Salvatore, Transferring Know-How from the U.S. to the Central Mediterranean Basin in Search of a New Public-Private Healthcare Business Model (Spring 2009). Journal of International Business, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1480337

Salvatore Snaiderbaur (Contact Author)

Benedictine College School of Business ( email )

1020 North Second Street
Atchison, KS 66002
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.benedictinebusiness.org/

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