E-Commerce in Healthcare Supply Chain: A Pathway towards Affordable, Accountable & Available Healthcare Services
1Sanjay Kumar, Rajesh Kumar*, Amit Mittal
Standardization and integration of healthcare supply chain is must to explore and execute substitute ways of preventive and critical care reaching them through non-conventional methods improving its performance. Use of e-commerce in healthcare supply chain leads to partner relationship, information sharing and supply chain integration. Supply chain integration has the highest standardized total effect on supply chain performance improving flow of information, material and funds. This study reviews how implementation of e-commerce in healthcare supply chain has made healthcare services affordable, accountable and available for all.
Supply Chain, e-commerce, standardization, integration, performance