Kamila Turečková – Department of Economics and Public Administration, School of Business Administration in Karvina,
Silesian University in Opava, Univerzitni Nam. 1934/3, 733 40 Karvina, Czech Republic

Jan Nevima -Department of Economics and Public Administration, School of Business Administration in Karvina,
Silesian University in Opava, Univerzitni Nam. 1934/3, 733 40 Karvina, Czech Republic

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2020.209

4th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2020 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Online/Virtual, September 3, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-30-1, ISSN 2683-4510


The presented paper deals, in theoretical and conceptual terms, with one of the Smart solutions
in the concept of Smart City. A smart solution can be defined as an innovative and functional
approach towards solving situations in a responsible way and with positive consequences for society.
These smart solutions are the core of the Smart City concept which, together with a smart region, present
a new economic area where new markets or market segments offering innovative and intelligent
(tangible and intangible) solutions for said cities and regions are developed. Specifically, the paper
deals with the description of existing and innovative navigation systems in hospital buildings. Emphasis
is placed on the analysis and comparison of indirect, explicit effects related to individual ways of
navigation in hospitals. Knowledge of these effects, or their monetary quantification, is a key factor
in assessing the effectiveness of the innovative solution and thus forms a specific input attribute in the
decision-making process on implementation or rejection of such an implementation proposal.


Smart, Navigation, Hospitals, Indirect effects.


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