The medical field in recent years has been facing increasing pressures for lower cost and increased quality of healthcare. These two pressures are forcing dramatic changes throughout the industry. Managing knowledge in healthcare enterprises is hence crucial for optimal achievement of lowered cost of services with higher quality. The following chapter focuses on developing and fostering a knowledge management process model. We then look at key barriers for healthcare organizations to cross in order to fully manage knowledge.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications|
|Number of pages||14|
|ISBN (Print)||1605660507, 9781605660509|
|State||Published - Sep 30 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)