Knowledge Management in Healthcare. Abstract Healthcare organizations are facing many challenges in the 21st Century due to changes taking place in global healthcare systems.
Spiraling costs, financial constraints, increased emphasis on accountability and transparency, changes in education, growing complexities of biomedical research, new partnerships in healthcare and great advances in IT suggest that a predominant paradigm shift is occurring. Healthcare Knowledge Management. Introduction The healthcare environment is changing rapidly, and effective management of the knowledge base in this area is an integral part of delivering high-quality patient care.
People all over the world rely on a huge array of organizations for the provision of healthcare, from public-sector monoliths and governmental agencies to privately funded organizations, and consulting and advisory groups. It is a massive industry in which every organization faces a unique combination of operational hurdles. However, what every healthcare system has in common is the high price of failure. Faced with the prospect of failing to prevent suffering and death, the importance of continuously improving efficiency and effectiveness is high on the agenda for the majority of healthcare organizations (Brailer, 1999). In a competitive environment like the healthcare industry, trying to balance customer expectations and cost requires an ongoing innovation and technological evolution.
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If necessary, refine your results in order to include only the journal you want. To do this select the box next to that title and click the "limit to" button. Organizational Knowledge Sharing Practices. This page originally authored by Ariane Montcalm (2013) Organizational knowledge sharing practices include all of the activities and processes, both formal and informal, by which knowledge is shared and created throughout an organization.
Knowledge sharing is a phase in knowledge management, which is defined as being an organization's ability to identify, acquire, create, process, share and retain knowledge. In order to compete in today’s business world which is characterized by increased globalization, hyper-competition and reduced product life cycles, organizational knowledge is becoming an increasingly valuable asset. Instead of relying on traditional top-down communication, organizational knowledge sharing practices enhance the more rapid horizontal flow of information and knowledge. Organizational knowledge (vs. knowledge) has distinct characteristics given its action-centered, contextual and collective nature. Knowledge - An Organization's Greatest Asset.