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Table 1 Information and communication technology roles in the knowledge management processes

From: A knowledge-based taxonomy of critical factors for adopting electronic health record systems by physicians: a systematic literature review

Knowledge management process Information and communication technology roles
Knowledge creation Data mining, learning tools, combination of new products of knowledge.
Knowledge storage Electronic bulletin boards, knowledge repositories, database, support to individual and organizational memory, access to intergroup knowledge.
Knowledge distribution Electronic bulletin boards, discussion forums, knowledge directories, more extended internal networks, availability of more communication channels, fast access to knowledge sources.
Knowledge application Expert systems, workflow systems, knowledge applied in multiple locations, fast application of new knowledge using automatic workflow.