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ISSN : 2233-4165(Print)
ISSN : 2233-5382(Online)
Journal of Industrial Distribution & Business Vol.10 No.3 pp.17-23

A Study of Healthcare Management and Technology in Asia: Focused Analysis on South Korea, China and Japan

Wan Kim*,Moo-Yul Huh**,Sun-Pil Lee***,Hye-Kyung Shin****
* First Author, Doctoral student, Department of Global Policy, Kongju National University, Korea. *** Co-Author, Doctoral Student, Department of Global Policy, Kongju National University, Korea.
**** Co-Author, Doctoral Student, Department of Global Policy, Kongju National University, Korea.
** Corresponding Author, Professor, Department of Global Policy, Kongju National University, Korea. Tel: +82-41-850-0811, E-mail:
January 15, 2019. January 31, 2019. February 05, 2019.


Purpose - The purpose of this study is to shed light on the healthcare management systems in correlation with the advancing technological world, as well as the many diversified systems in different Asian countries.
Research design, data, and methodology - This is a comprehensive study on the past researches that have been conducted on the field of healthcare management in different Asian countries. The different types of healthcare coverages were examined by country. Additionally, incorporating the healthcare system with technology is also investigated in this research.
Results - The results have shown that there is a rapid incorporation of the technology in today’s society with the healthcare systems. This has promising effects for the future, and for the different healthcare systems that exist within other Asian countries around the world.
Conclusion - Quality healthcare for people are still elusive, and the healthcare management should improve on ways to better take care of their patients for the near future. By shedding light on the healthcare systems of Asian countries, an idea of the similarities and differences each hold can be assessed and utilized for future goals. By incorporating technology into healthcare systems, this will help in improving the overall care and quality-of-life that patients receive for the future.

JEL Classifications: I10, I11, M10.





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