Clinical Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591403022
  • ISBN-13: 9781591403029
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 334 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Academics and practitioners working in the field of healthcare management need to effectively manage knowledge and KM. KM places value on the tacit knowledge that individuals hold within an institution and often makes use of IT to free up the collective wisdom of individuals within an organization. Clinical Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges establishes a convergence in thinking between KM and knowledge engineering healthcare applications. This book assembles original and innovative contributions in the area of KM and knowledge engineering applications for healthcare systems and clinical engineering applications. Clinical Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges reinforces the implicit contention that the healthcare industry is calling for KM frameworks that can marry these two perspectives. This book has appeal in both camps and is the first to genuinely examine KM for healthcare in the necessary holistic manner.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Key Opportunities and Challenges in Clinical Knowledge Management.
Issues in Clinical Knowledge Management: Revisiting Healthcare Management.
It's High Time for Application Frameworks for Healthcare.
Management and Analysis of Time-Related Data in Internet-Based Healthcare Delivery.
Interactive Information Retrieval as a Step Towards Effective Knowledge Management in Healthcare.
The Challenge of Privacy and Security and the Implementation of Health Knowledge Management Systems.
Organisatioanal, Cultural and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Knowledge Management.
Knowledge Cycles and Sharing: Considerations for Healthcare Management.
Key Performance Indicators and Information Flow: The Cornerstones of Effective Knowledge Management for Managed Care.
Multimedia Capture, Collaboration and Knowledge Management.
Biomedical Image Registration for Diagnostic Decision Making and Treatment Monitoring.
Clinical Knowledge Management: The Role of an Integrated Drug Delivery System.
Medical Decision Support Systems and Knowledge Sharing Standards.
Knowledge Management in Action: Clinical Cases and Application.
Feasibility of Joint Working in the Exchange and Sharing of Caller Information Between Ambulance, Fire and Police Services of Barfordshire.
Organizing for Knowledge Management: The Cancer Information Service as an Exemplar.
Clinical Decision Support Systems: Basic Principles and Applications in Diagnosis and Therapy.
Towards Knowledge Intensive Inter-Organizational Systems in Healthcare.
An Overview of Efforts to Bring Clinical Knowledge to the Point of Care.
Social Capital, an Important Ingredient to Effective Knowledge Sharing: Meditute, a Case Study.
About the Authors.