Clinical Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges

Clinical Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges

Rajeev K. Bali (Coventry University, UK)
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Release Date: April, 2005|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 334
ISBN13: 9781591403005|ISBN10: 1591403006|EISBN13: 9781591403029|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-300-5

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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.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr Rajeev K. Bali received his BSc in Technology Management in 1993 and MSc in Computer-Based Information Systems in 1994, both from the University of Sunderland, UK. After some time in industry, he completed his PhD from the School of Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University, UK in 1999. After additional technical consultancy assignments, he moved to the School of Mathematical and Information Sciences at Coventry University in the UK, where he is currently a Senior Lecturer and Programme Manager. He is the leader of the “Knowledge Management for Healthcare” research group which works under the established BIOCORE group. His primary research interests are in knowledge management for healthcare, clinical governance, engineering management, organisational behaviour and medical informatics. He was the Publications Chair for the IEEE EMBS “Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine Conference” 2003. He is listed in “Who’s Who in the World 2003” and is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

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