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Změny ve spádovosti do zdravotnických zařízení v brněnské aglomeraci

Title in English Changes in the catchment areas of medical facilities in Brno agglomeration

MARYÁŠ Jaroslav

Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference XVII. mezinárodní kolokvium o regionálních vědách. Sborník příspěvků.
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Field Earth magnetism, geography
Keywords services; catchment area; medical facilities; Brno agglomeration
Description Paper deals with the geographical pattern of supra-local and microregional medical services centers and their spheres of influence in part of South Moravian region – hinterland of Brno city (districts Brno-město, Brno-venkov, Blansko a Vyškov). Consumer´s migration for medical services were done, when respondents (the officials of Local Offices) were asked for main and secondary targets of local inhabitants in chosen services. Results were compared with network of polyclinics and health centers and boundaries of their spheres from year 1977. At the supra-local level (comparable to the level of the former health centers) to strengthen the influence of Brno and other cities at the expense of smaller municipalities and in some cases, to the degradation of the former health centers - especially in the immediate Brno hinterland. At the microregional level (comparable to that of former polyclinics) to strengthen the position of smaller centers in the suburban hinterland of Brno.

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