Singapore's Healthcare Industry

Published 17 Aug 2007
Reference 5448
Topic Strategy
Region Asia
Summary

The case describes the changing structural features of the healthcare industry in Singapore from the eyes of a principal private provider of healthcare. Readers are invited to examine the impact of changes in regulation, user needs and provider issues to chart a course of action for the protagonist.

Teaching objectives

Industry structural analysis; anticipating changes in industry structure due to regulatory changes; identifying advantageous competitive position in highly regulated industries; examining how solutions for social needs such as healthcare need to evolve in rapidly developing economies.

Keywords
  • Industry analysis
  • Health care
  • Competitive position
  • Asia
  • Singapore
  • Private-public competition
  • Regulatory change
  • Health care providers