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MARULANDA MONTOYA, Jorge Andrés; CORREA CALLE, Geovanny e MEJIA MEJIA, Luis Fernando. El clúster de salud en Medellín, ventaja competitiva alternativa para la ciudad. Rev. esc.adm.neg [online]. 2009, n.67, pp. 37-47. ISSN 0120-8160.
This paper provides an explanation on why the Health cluster in Medellin may turn into an alternative competitive advantage of great added value for the city. This aims at the possibility of exporting medical services characterized by a vanguard spirit in research and the development of specialized medical procedures. The high health level reached, together with the proper consolidation of the educational, industrial, commercial, and service sectors of the city and other places in the region of Antioquia, complement the development of the initiative aiming at generating differential issues in the field of socio- economic competitiveness. Currently, the strategic cluster of Medellin city and the region of Antioquia1 wants to develop five economic sectors that are described above. For this reason, the authors show how the health cluster has the major competitive potential compared with the other four sectors.
Palavras-chave : Cluster; Health; Services.