sCommerce has been called the new Web 2.0 buzzword by web
The Difference between eCommerce and sCommerce in that
eCommerce is electronic commerce whereby people individually
buy stuff online while sCommerce is Social Commerce whereby
individuals buy stuff online with millions of people helping
them.www.suvidhaa.com is one such initiative.
If you ask me there was a long standing need for thsi as far
as healthcare online shopping was concerned.
Where ecommerce is the art of customer acquisition, Scommerce will be for
Although this is a very new and a very good idea, it will require legislation
and controls.Shopping online is a user convenience module which has to be made
more standardised and user friendly, For health related products specific guidance
is necessary before one takes the leap.
Scommerce will be the ray of hope in here.
Scommerce will benefit anyone who:-
How can scommerce be modified and placed in the healthcare scenerio?
- seeks to benefit from the combined knowledge of more than one doctor /
- 'feels' there are things wrong but can't identify the nature or cause of
- would like to prepare questions for their doctor in advance of a visit
- seeks advice on which supplements to buy at a health food store
- is deciding whether or not to see a doctor and wants an online Internet
diagnosis with treatment recommendation
- is not easily able to visit a natural, alternative, wholistic (holistic),
- would like a second opinion.
|Scommerce ||A Doctor|
|Has the combined knowledge of many doctors and researchers||Has the knowledge of one doctor|
|Has no time limit||Has a few minutes per patient|
|Does not suffer from forgetfulness or imprecise recall||Is human|
|Operates at the same high standards every day||Has good days and bad days|
|Offers complete anonymity (if desired)||Knows exactly who you are|
|Is available 24x7x365 from where you are now||Is available by appointment only|
|Shows you the full reasoning behind its findings||Tells you "Trust me, I'm a doctor"|
|Looks at your health from many perspectives||Tends to think within his or her specialty|
|Provides you with a comprehensive, prioritized report||Keeps a few notes that you generally can not see|
|Has no interest in selling you treatments||May profit from the sale of treatments|
|Views your system as a highly interconnected whole||Deals with obvious symptoms and with what you say is wrong|
|Highlights risk factors and discusses your overall 'system status'||Is generally unaware of this information|
|Presents the latest research, organized and cross-referenced||Will answer specific questions according to recollection, if time permits|
|Views each case objectively||May be biased by preconceptions, stereotyping, emotions or personal interests|
I will leave you all to digest this much, will come up with more..keep filling in!