Value increasing business model for e-hospital
by Robert Null, June Wei
International Journal of Electronic Healthcare (IJEH), Vol. 5, No. 1, 2009

Abstract: This paper developed a business value increasing model for electronic hospital (e-hospital) based on electronic value chain analysis. From this model, 58 hospital electronic business (e-business) solutions were developed. Additionally, this paper investigated the adoption patterns of these 58 e-business solutions within six US leading hospitals. The findings show that only 36 of 58 or 62% of the e-business solutions are fully or partially implemented within the six hospitals. Ultimately, the research results will be beneficial to managers and executives for accelerating e-business adoptions for e-hospital.

Online publication date: Fri, 05-Jun-2009

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