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. Information professionals working in this sector need to adapt to new roles to meet the needs of an increasingly demanding user base. This comprehensive text aims to equip information workers and other health professionals with the tools they require to meet these challenges. The predecessor to this work, Managing Knowledge in Health Services, was brilliantly received at the time (2000).
This new book builds on the foundations of its predecessor to capture and explore the key developments that have arisen in the fast-moving healthcare sector, providing a snapshot of what health library and information professionals need to know now. of contemporary relevance. providers and students in the field. It is also of great value to the increasing number of healthcare professionals, such as research and development coordinators and clinical effectiveness/governance facilitators, required to access health information as part of their working roles.