Zacharias Dermatis

Zacharias Dermatis
University of Peloponnese | UOP · Management Science and Technology

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The aim of the current research is mainly to investigate socio-economic indicators that affect the health status of the elderly. Specific objectives are the recording of the current profile of the elderly and the investigation of the perception of the health status by elderly, the proportion of older people suffering from health problems, their mos...
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Eight indicators corresponding to the targets of “Europe 2020” Strategy were used to estimate the deviation of EU Member-States from their targets. The study showed that: i) the distance to the employment target of 75 % of people aged 20-64 years has narrowed, ii) the expenditure for R&D as a percentage of GDP are still below the target of 3%, iii)...
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The aim of this research is to examine the concept of entrepreneurship in the context of modern economic realities by presenting features and factors that contribute to economic growth. High unemployment, low economic growth and shrinking investment are key features of the long-term economic crisis at both national and European level. New entrepren...
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The problem of tax evasion and tax avoidance is one of the most important issues which Greece has to face. In Greece, research has provided evidence that tax evasion is higher than other countries and this fact burdens the economic situation of the country. Overcrowding in a reluctant economy has many adverse effects and is a brake on sustainable d...
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This chapter investigates the impact of FDI on the GDP, in three groups of European countries; the European Union countries (EU-28), the Euro Area countries (EA-19), and the Eastern European Countries (EEC). An empirical model for this correlation was used to calculate the level of this correlation. The results reveal that FDI has a decisive impact...
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Socio-economic indicators are usually complex indicators, i.e. they are derived from the composition of individual indicators using a method of weighting. The index of economic freedom shows us how open and friendly our country is towards 'business'. The poverty index is an indication of the standard of living of our country and it is generally con...
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The world has seen several waves of economic crises, which have had a severe impact on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), such as the Great Depression of the 1930s, the financial crisis in the late 2000s and, most recently, the global COVID-19, because they strip SMEs from their much needed resources. Prior research suggests that SMEs use b...
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The aim of the study is the determination of socio-economic characteristics of the elderly, emphasizing the usefulness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the socio-economic indicators that affect the health level of the elderly. Given the usefulness of GIS and their application in the fields of physical health, mental health, health...
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The economic crisis that led to a decline in private consumption in the period 2009-2016 is the main factor that has accelerated developments in the country's business map, in the sense that in many cases of business development in Greece there are structural weaknesses revealed by the crisis. This confirms that the country's economic crisis cannot...
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Background/Aims The aim of the study was to investigate the socioeconomic and clinical risk factors for hip fracture among a community-dwelling elderly population in Greece. It also aimed to identify characteristics associated with reducing mobility. Methods A case-control study was conducted on 202 patients who had a hip fracture and on 202 other...
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The aim of the study is to present the usefulness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the socio-economic indicators that affect the health level of the elderly. The study uses a specially designed questionnaire to capture data on socio-economic indicators of the elderly in Grece. The results of the survey are plotted in the correspon...
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Surveys in the field of health sociology have repeatedly shown that people belonging to low socio-economic groups face health problems and live less than people belonging to high socio-economic groups. The purpose of the current survey is to investigate the socio-economic indicators that affect the health level of the elderly. A number of questionn...
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This article evaluates the learning environment of a joint distance learning postgraduate programme in entrepreneurship between the University of Peloponnese and the Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese in Greece. Following the Illeris’ theory for learning, factors from the content, incentives and environment learning dimensions are e...
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Europe 2020 is the new ten-year strategy of the European Union for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. This work analyzes the role of smart growth within the Europe 2020 strategy. "Smart growth" means strengthening knowledge and innovation by improving the quality of education, enhancing research performance, promoting innovation and transferr...
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Health Care is a sensitive issue that concerns not only the individual but also society in general. Health economics are a specialization of the economists in the health sector who aim for the proper function of hospital administration. It deals with issues related to the financing and delivery of health services and the role of such services and o...
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The factors that affect the quantity of solid waste inside the EU-28 but also in Switzerland and Norway for the period 1995 to 2014 are examined with the help of econometric model study based on panel data. The correlation between the quantity of solid waste generated and various factors is examined thoroughly and a separate reference of the conseq...
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The aim of the study is the determination of socioeconomic characteristics of the elderly, emphasizing the usefulness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the socioeconomic indicators that affect the health level of the elderly. Given the usefulness of GIS and their application in the fields of physical health, mental health, health s...
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Corruption is a political, economic, cultural and moral problem and it is considered as a universal phenomenon that exists in all developed and developing countries, in public and private sectors, as well as in non-profit and charity organizations. The aim of this study is to investigate the phenomenon of corruption in relation to the economic deve...
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Plastic money is a very recent context replacing the traditional concept of paying though cash. Plastic money is a term coined keeping in view the increasing number of transactions taking place on the part of consumer for paying for transactions incurred by them to purchase goods and services physically and virtually. It includes credit cards, debi...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) of elderly with hip fracture after a fall. Demographic and clinical data using a general questionnaire were obtained from 67 elderly patients with a hip fracture after fall and compared with 67 gender-age matched elderly healthy controls re...
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The aim of this article is to observe the expected 'gender gap' in entrepreneurship in Greece. Drawing upon entrepreneurial literature which has revealed certain differences between male and female entrepreneurs, or prospective entrepreneurs and the wide fostering of the entrepreneurial mindset through formal or informal educational settings during...
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The aim of this article is to observe the expected ‘gender gap’ in entrepreneurship in Greece. Drawing upon entrepreneurial literature which has revealed certain differences between male and female entrepreneurs, or prospective entrepreneurs and the wide fostering of the entrepreneurial mindset through formal or informal educational settings during...
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The majority rule, enjoying as it does very widespread acceptance in modern democracies, goes beyond its jurisdictional role in the political management of society to create a new spectrum of rights generally known as rights to equality. On the pretext of implementing rights of equality, the custodians of the electoral mandate minimize the field of...
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The present survey examines the 'gender gap' in entrepreneurship for a Greek sample of 70 respondents aged from 25 to 60 years old. Based on previous studies, seven research hypotheses are tested toward gender differences in entrepreneurship. The expected prevalence of male entrepreneurs, or nascent entrepreneurs, was validated as well as the elimi...
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The electronic survey in conjunction with GIS in the current study aims at presenting the needs and health problems of the elderly in individual Open Elderly Care Centres in Greece. The online GIS survey enables the continuous monitoring and developing of the health problems of the elderly and helps them in their early care by the healthcare units....
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Entrepreneurship education has been an expanding type of education worldwide for the last decades. Entrepreneurial courses are thought to enhance the entrepreneurial self-efficacy along with other entrepreneurial skills and attitudes. In Greece, entrepreneurial courses have been offered interdisciplinary from 2005. The present study examines the en...
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Entrepreneurship has been a key element of the Europe 2020 strategic plan for the European integration. Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan is the relevant agenda of the EU Enterprise and Industry directorate. In this article, we firstly present, in brief, the evolution of entrepreneurship as a field of research and its relevant education. The emerge...
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In recent years the term m-health is becoming more familiar. The term mHealth used for the practice of medicine and health services through mobile devices. Mobile devices (smartphone, tablet, PDA, etc) are adopted by people and integrated into their everyday lives. Today the available m-health applications are varied and include the use of mobile d...
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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are integral to the management of health care data, the mapping of health indexes and the impact of a disease. Through the use of GIS we can locate health care facilities, their accessibility and health care needs which may not be available to certain populations. Health care providers can discover new markets...
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Better use of data and technology has the power to improve health, transforming the quality and reducing the cost of health and care services. Adoption of electronic medical records systems and valid comparative performance reporting would enable the development of value-based competition and quality improvement to drive transformation. Health Info...
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The health sector is increasingly focused on the use of Communication Technology (ICT) Information and Communication. New technologies which introduced in health, should lead to lower cost of procedures, saving employees' working time and immediate and secure data storages for easy future search or meta-analysis. The DPP4ICU application which prese...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the knowledge and attitudes of health professionals on the use of computers. Also objectives of this research are to compare the level of attitude towards the implementation and use of computer among the three groups of health professionals (doctors, nurses and administrative staff) and to investigate the...

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