Factors That Influence Healthcare Professionals ’ Online Interaction in a Virtual Community of Practice

@inproceedings{Ikioda2013FactorsTI,
  title={Factors That Influence Healthcare Professionals ’ Online Interaction in a Virtual Community of Practice},
  author={Faith Ikioda and Sally Kendall and Fiona Brooks and Anna De Liddo and Simon Buckingham Shum},
  year={2013}
}
Online technologies have facilitated the development of Virtual Communities of Practice (virtual CoPs) to support health professionals collaborate online to share knowledge, improve performance and support the spread of innovation and best practices. Research, however, shows that many virtual CoPs do not achieve their expected potential because online interaction among healthcare professionals is generally low. Focusing on health visitors, who are UK qualified midwives or nurses who have… CONTINUE READING