Monday, April 21, 2008

Communities of Practice in Health Care

This article discusses a Canadian CoP intiaitive that highlights the potential for this knowledge sharing strategy in the front lines of health care.

Communities of Practice: Creating Opportunities to Enhance Quality of Care and Safe Practices.
Debbie White, Esther Suter, I. John Parboosingh and Elizabeth Taylor.
Healthcare Quarterly, 11(Sp) 2008: 80-84

I would love to hear of other success stories that focus on CoPs as I think they have great potential for knowledge sharing to improve patient safety.


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