Knowledge Management in Telemedicine

Knowledge Management in Telemedicine

Jayanth G. Paraki (Telemedicine Research Laboratory, India)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-982-3.ch027
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Knowledge management (KM) can be defined as the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. It has also been defined as the efficient utilisation of the existing intangible knowledge-related resources available in every sector of the economy to enhance the productivity of all factors of production. Telemedicine is a tool to enhance equitable distribution of healthcare across the world. In this chapter the author discusses the various aspects of knowledge management and telemedicine and proposes to globalize telemedicine.

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