During Guard's tenure, AAHSL will publish
its report Building on Success: Charting the Future of Knowledge
Management within the Academic Health Center, a work several years in
"This is an exciting time in AAHSL's
history," said Guard. "Building on Success is the most important
publication by AAHSL since 1987's Challenge to Action. It will help
leaders of academic health centers understand the critical importance
of information services and knowledge management to their centers'
The report focuses on the areas that make
a significant difference to the bottom line: recruitment, patient care,
research competitiveness, and community outreach.