KRS is part of AHS’ Knowledge Management department, in the Research, Innovation & Analytics portfolio. Knowledge Management is about making the best use of an organization’s information and knowledge. We help AHS staff to find the right evidence, use it to support decisions, successfully share knowledge, manage clinical projects, and use knowledge management technology.
Knowledge Resource Service (KRS) supports evidence-informed decision making and quality patient care. We do this by providing staff and healthcare workers with access to, and support in using, evidence resources.
KRS provides AHS staff and physicians with access to many online resources, such as:
We help AHS staff find the evidence they need, through:
Staff, patients and families are welcome in all KRS full-service libraries to consult with KRS staff, access computers and health information, or read in quiet. All library spaces offer:
Learn how to understand information and find what you need, on your own time. KRS provides educational materials such as:
We also welcome Covenant Health clients to access knowledge resources and services through this site. Service requests from Covenant Health clients will be filled by Covenant Health Library Services, who provide quality, knowledge-based information that supports patient care and decision-making at all levels within Covenant Health. Situated within Covenant Health’s Professional Practice department, Library Services operates two site libraries (Grey Nuns Health Sciences Library, Misericordia Weinlos Library) from which service to all Covenant Health facilities across the province is provided. For more information on Covenant Health Library Services, please contact CovenantLibrary@CovenantHealth.ca.
KRS provides targeted information services for patients and families, both online and at our library sites: