The Impact of Hospital Supplier Integration on Hospital Performance in Pakistan

  • Asad Ali University of Karachi
  • Danish Ahmed Siddiqui University of Karachi

Abstract

The aim of this research is to analyze the Supplier Integration on performance of Hospitals within Pakistan. Four factors of supplier integration are identified as Logistics Integration (LI), Information Technology (IT), Cost Reduction (CR) and Information Sharing (IS) which have been analyzed using Smart PLS. Sample of 299 workers of hospitals is obtained using structured questionnaire comprising of 21 questions where the responses were measured on Likert Scale. Data was studied using SEM (Structural Equation Modelling). It was concluded that information sharing, information technology and cost reduction have significant impact on hospital performance while logistics integration has less significant impact on the hospital performance in Pakistan. The scope of this research is to conclude the factors involved in enhancing the performance of Hospitals by bringing about supplier integration.

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Author Biographies

Asad Ali, University of Karachi

Research Scholar, Karachi University Business School, University of Karachi, PAKISTAN

Danish Ahmed Siddiqui, University of Karachi

Associate Professor, Karachi University Business School, University of Karachi, PAKISTAN

Published
2019-04-05
Section
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