A Strategic Overview of Blockchain Applications in the Healthcare
De-long Tang, Si-ai Liao, Kun Ding, Joseph Z. Shyu
Available Online January 2019.
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- Blockchain Applications in Healthcare, Innovation Intensive Services, IIS, Value activities, Externalities
- 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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TY - CONF AU - De-long Tang AU - Si-ai Liao AU - Kun Ding AU - Joseph Z. Shyu PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - A Strategic Overview of Blockchain Applications in the Healthcare BT - 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Public Health and Education (SSPHE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 359 EP - 362 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ssphe-18.2019.84 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ssphe-18.2019.84 ID - Tang2019/01 ER -