E-BUSINESS AND INTERNET ADOPTION IN HEALTHCARE

  • Mahdia Binta Kabir Stamford International University, Bangkok
  • Irina Onyusheva Stamford International University, Bangkok
Keywords: Internet, e-business, information system, healthcare sector

Abstract

In this article changing trends and newer challenges at the global market in the context of a well-structured and well-established business. One of the most topical trends for today is to have the most efficient information system technology available for your business. The world is bursting with different kinds of information. But a well-designed information system will always help strategic planners in selecting and using proper information in the course of decision-making. Recent studies showed rapid growth of e-businesses across the world. Internet as an information-rich resource that to a large extent predetermines communication ways and means today, thus making all other functions much easier for organizations of all sizes and sectors. Healthcare industry is no different in this regard. The quicker any organization can adopt the integrated use of internet, the more  efficient it will become.

Author Biographies

Mahdia Binta Kabir, Stamford International University, Bangkok

International MBA Program, Stamford International University, Bangkok, Thailand

Interests – International Business Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing

Irina Onyusheva, Stamford International University, Bangkok

Stamford International University, Dr., Prof.

Interests – Economics, Strategic Management, Formation, ensuring and increasing economic competitiveness on both micro- and macro- levels; Human Capital development; HR Management; Knowledge Economy; Knowledge Management; Project Management; Management in Education

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Published
2018-07-31
How to Cite
Kabir, M., & Onyusheva, I. (2018). E-BUSINESS AND INTERNET ADOPTION IN HEALTHCARE. The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (4(11), 74-82. https://doi.org/10.35678/2539-5645.4(11).2018.74-82

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