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Healthcare and the Sharing Economy

  • Jad BitarEmail author
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Abstract

The sharing economy has expanded rapidly in the last decade, with startups such as Uber and Airbnb providing consumers access to shared goods and services, in convenient and low-cost ways. This article highlights how sharing economy principles are turning ownership models of assets in healthcare upside down, and how a sharing mindset can provide answers to some of the major challenges facing the industry today.

Keywords

Healthcare Primary care Medical recruitment Medical equipment Sharing economy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Partner and Managing DirectorBoston Consulting GroupBostonUSA

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