Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Assessment of Knowledge Management in Health Science Librarianship: A StudyAuthor : Prakasha and M. Krishnamurthy
Volume 8 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 39-43
An exciting and unstable and unsettling environment is influencing the health sciences information management professions in how they practice, whom they serve, where they practice, what service they provide, and the composition of the health information professions. Tremendous advances in medicine and health care have been taken place and will continue during the next century. However, provision of quality health care to all may be more difficulty as control of health care management networks is visualised. Networks increasingly focus on cost containment issues sometimes at the expense of quality care. The challenge for information professionals is to deliver traditional information services both in person and in electronic version. In today in the changing environment health science information settings, health professionals need instant access to the best possible medical information through knowledge management. Finally, this paper discusses the short coming of knowledge in handling health libraries and implication and suggestions.
Knowledge Management, Health Libraries, application of Knowledge management, information management