Chapter 12

Knowledge Management in a Learning Health System

Uli K. Chettipally



12.1   Introduction

12.2   History

12.3   Current Practice

12.4   Cost of Generating New Knowledge

12.5   Time Inefficiency of Generating New Knowledge

12.6   A Learning Healthcare System

12.7   Clinical Knowledge Management

12.8   Business Model of Healthcare

12.9   Conclusion


12.1   Introduction

Over the past few centuries, medical science has been growing steadily. The pace has accelerated in the last few decades. This new knowledge is slow to change the practice of medicine, although we have been using information technology tools for data collection, manipulation and analysis. Sample sizes have grown bigger over the years for ...

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