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11. Knowledge Management A range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. These come from knowledge, of individuals or organizations as processes or practices and may include information and media, computer science, public health, and public policy. It is seen as an enabler of organizational learning. Skills and Knowledge for Knowledge Management: Accessibility of knowledge Identification and spread of best practices Analytics of Big Data Knowledge exchange across cultures Capturing and accessing workforce knowledge (transfer of knowledge, skills & competencies) Quality Safety Translation of data Data/Information/Knowledge Transparency Ethics Use of Information Technology At the dawn of the new millennium, we are faced with a rapidly changing health care landscape, shifting in demographics and clients, globalization and technological explosion, all challenge us to envision and understand the gravitational forces that affect our health care system because “Gravity is a force that is hard to shake off.” Dr. Nadia Emerick, Presbyterian Village North ©Copyright North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 15