Medical Knowledge - A Core Asset for Healthcare Industry

Brigitte Stroetmann, Anja Hasler, Alena Leinfelder


The main objective of this paper is to show how efficiently Siemens Healthcare connects knowledge holders and knowledge recipients from various disciplines within the company. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare. Optimizing clinical workflows always requires a multidisciplinary team and a collaborative structure between e.g. medical advisors, researchers, scientists, and healthcare economists. This new form of collaboration brings together experts with deep technical experience, physicians with specialized medical knowledge, as well as people with comprehensive knowledge about health economics. To create a knowledge network Siemens Healthcare introduced the Clinical Competence Centers for specialized medical knowledge, the Clinical Knowledge Base as online platform for disease specific information and the Healthcare Academy for medical education and web-based trainings. These are impressive examples of the successful knowledge management and education strategy of Siemens- the Knowledge Company.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Stroetmann B., Hasler A. and Leinfelder A. (2012). Medical Knowledge - A Core Asset for Healthcare Industry . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-31-0, pages 184-189. DOI: 10.5220/0004136701840189

in Bibtex Style

author={Brigitte Stroetmann and Anja Hasler and Alena Leinfelder},
title={Medical Knowledge - A Core Asset for Healthcare Industry},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2012)
TI - Medical Knowledge - A Core Asset for Healthcare Industry
SN - 978-989-8565-31-0
AU - Stroetmann B.
AU - Hasler A.
AU - Leinfelder A.
PY - 2012
SP - 184
EP - 189
DO - 10.5220/0004136701840189