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Creating Knowledge-Based Healthcare Organizations - Nilmini Wickramasinghe

Creating Knowledge-Based Healthcare Organizations

Hardcover Published: 29th April 2011
ISBN: 9781591404590
Number Of Pages: 390

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The purpose of Creating Knowledge Based Healthcare Organizations is to bring together some high quality concepts closely related to how knowledge management can be utilized in healthcare. It includes the methodologies, systems, and approaches needed to create and manage knowledge in various types of healthcare organizations. Futhermore, it has a global flavour, as we discuss knowledge management approaches in healthcare organizations throughout the world. For the first time, it is possible to have so many of the concepts, tools, and techniques relevant to knowledge management in healthcare in this one volume so that the reader can understand all the components required to utilize knowledge.

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Knowledge Management in the Healthcare Industry
Knowledge Management in Healthcarep. 1
Knowledge Management in Hospitalsp. 14
How to Handle Knowledge Management in Healthcare: A Description of a Model to Deal with the Current and Ideal Situationp. 29
How to Start or Improve a KM System in a Hospital or Healthcare Organizationp. 44
Approaches, Frameworks and Tools to Create Knowledge-Based Healthcare Organizations
Moving Toward an e-Hospitalp. 50
Applying Automatic Data Collection Tools for Real-Time Patient Managementp. 65
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Healthcare Organizations: A Decision-Tree Approachp. 78
Engineering Dependable Health Information Systemsp. 91
e-Health with Knowledge Management: The Areas of Tomorrowp. 110
Evidence-Based Medicine: A New Approach in the Practice of Medicinep. 125
Moving to an Online Framework for Knowledge-Driven Healthcarep. 136
Using the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria to Enable KM and Create a Systemic Organizational Perspectivep. 150
Realizing Knowledge Assets in the Medical Sciences with Data Mining: An Overviewp. 164
Key Issues and Concerns of Various Knowledge Management Implementations: Evidence from Practice
Organizational Control Mode, Cognitive Activity & Performance Reliability: The Case of a National Hospital in Japanp. 179
Tele-Medicine: Building Knowledge-Based Tele-Health Capability in New Zealandp. 193
Aligning Multiple Knowledge Perspectives in a Health Services System: A Case Studyp. 207
Knowing How Intranets Enable Knowledge Work: An Exploratory Study in Public Healthp. 222
Knowledge Management in Indian Companies: Benchmarking the Pharmaceutical Industryp. 235
"Do No Harm": Can Healthcare Live Up to It?p. 254
Managing Knowledge as an Asset in Healthcare Organizations
Temporary Communication Infrastructures for Dynamic KM in the Complex and Innovative Environment of Palliative Carep. 270
Managing Healthcare Organizations through the Knowledge Productivity Measurementp. 286
Knowledge Strategic Management in the Hospital Industryp. 304
Secure Knowledge Management for Healthcare Organizationsp. 321
Managing Knowledge to Improve Healthcare Quality in Banner Healthp. 337
About the Authorsp. 353
Indexp. 365
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ISBN: 9781591404590
ISBN-10: 1591404592
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 390
Published: 29th April 2011
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.31 x 18.19  x 2.62
Weight (kg): 0.93