Knowledge Management and its role in Health Care Education


  • Uusha Patel
  • Deepika S Joshi



Knowledge Management, Health services, care givers, public health and safety.


Knowledge management in health care is a hot cake to study. Since this sector is heavily relying on the
knowledge of different ingredients, and evidence based medicine is expected to be implemented in daily
health care activities; besides, delivery of care replies on cooperation of several partners that need to
exchange their knowledge in order to provide quality of care. IN health care a knowledge based treatment
and consultancy is most required things in contemporary scenario. Since lot more challenges are lies in
the way of knowledge management. In public health decision is mainly based on data and a shift is needed
towards evidence based decision making. It is obvious that health care can profit from many advantages that
KM can provide. Nevertheless, several challenges are ahead, some are proper to KM and other particular to
the health care field. This chapter will overview KM, its methods and techniques, and provide and insight
into health care current challenges and needs, discuss applications of KM in health care and provide some
future perspectives for KM in health care.

Author Biographies

Uusha Patel

Research Scholar, Uttrakhand Technical University, Dehradun (Uttrakhand)

Deepika S Joshi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce and Business Management, Amrapali Group of Institutes, Haldwani, Uttrakhand



How to Cite

Patel, U. ., & Joshi, D. S. . (2021). Knowledge Management and its role in Health Care Education. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 574-581.