Discuss the ways in which (a) public health research could contribute to tackling the problems and challenges facing healthcare management and (b) management research could contribute to tackling the problems and challenges facing public health.
Public health serves many functions within the community and the general population. It's main
goal is to prevent disease and promote optimal health for all citizens. There are several ways in which
public health research can contribute to improvements in healthcare management. The main
ways it can contribute to healthcare management involve reduction of costs management, improved
care and health for healthcare consumers, and increased knowledge for healthcare providers and
Public health research contributes to cost reduction in healthcare management, by providing
data on the types of illnesses or health challenges particular populations face. By understanding which
illnesses affect patients within the population, providers can develop preventive programs and health
management programs to reduce or address those specific health issues. Addressing the most pertinent
health concerns of a population is a better use of resources in the healthcare organization. When
resources are targeted toward specific goals and health improvement initiatives, they tend to be utilized
Public health organizations receive funds for programs to educate the public about specific
health issues such as the harm of tobacco use and to study epidemics such as HIV ...
The problems and challenges facing healthcare management are examined.