The Importance Of Knowledge Management Systems And Their Positive Effect On Organizational Performance

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Introduction
In the last era, there has been a substantial rise in the number of health initiatives which have seen significant increase in partnerships with national governments, agencies and global organizations. As these programs grow, there has also been a rise in the number of practices followed by the governments and well as these organizations approach to manage aids and funds. These require a significant importance being put to knowledge management.
The research has shown that use of knowledge management can help in understanding the performance in the organizations and (Davenport and Prusak, 1998). Other more recent studies like done by Fugate et al. (2008) and Huang and Chen (2009) also have talked on the importance of knowledge management systems and their positive effect on organizational performance.
The aim of this report is to analyze the information that is being captured and how different ways are being initiated by these organizations to gather significant amount of information and connect partner organizations that exist across the world with different boundaries and different partner locations. In the process, we study the approach to knowledge management and make comparison with the appropriate literature presented to us during the course of our lectures. Literature Review The effectiveness of knowledge management system in the healthcare sector has been observed through the organizational level as well as the patient-care benefits which have a
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