Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Public Health and Education (SSPHE 2018)

A Strategic Overview of Blockchain Applications in the Healthcare

Authors
De-long Tang, Si-ai Liao, Kun Ding, Joseph Z. Shyu
Corresponding Author
Kun Ding
Available Online January 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ssphe-18.2019.84How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Blockchain Applications in Healthcare, Innovation Intensive Services, IIS, Value activities, Externalities
Abstract
This thesis focuses on the firm in blockchain applications in healthcare industry and includes a review of the research of blockchain applications in healthcare and market dynamics. The study analysis by applying an Innovation Intensive Service (IIS) model at firm-level. By interviewing and administering a questionnaire to experts in this field, we can elucidate the strategic position and the future development trend of the industry, and find out the key success factors (KSF) in internal value activities and externalities for the firms in this industry. Study result shows that the present position of the blockchain business model in healthcare industry is “Product Innovation/ Generic Service”. In the next 5 years, it will shift to the position of “Structural Innovation/ Selective Service”. It is necessary to strengthen those KSF of these factors to develop this industry successfully.
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Proceedings
2nd International Conference on Social Science, Public Health and Education (SSPHE 2018)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-653-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ssphe-18.2019.84How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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