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SERVICE MARKETING MIX OF INDIAN HOSPITALS: A CRITICAL REVIEW
SERVICE MARKETING MIX OF INDIAN HOSPITALS: A CRITICAL REVIEW

Author(s): Vijay Shrimali, Dharmesh Motwani
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Univerzitni servis s.r.o.
Keywords: Hospital marketing, service marketing mix, India

Summary/Abstract: Sreenivas, Srinivasarao and Srinivasa (2013) said that “The health care market has become consumer centered and expecting high quality care at a reasonable price. The mushroomed development of corporate hospitals in India, competition is also bringing massive changes in industry structure. In this context, hospital services’ marketing is slowly and surely coming of age and is being woven into the fabric of hospitals planning and public relations programmes.” The essence of any marketing activity is marketing mix, and the central theme of the present paper revolves around the contemporary service marketing mix offered by Indian hospitals. In this paper author has critically reviewed 51 papers to describe elements of hospital service marketing mix; product, price, place, promotion, people, process and physical evidence.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 65-73
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English