What are the Quality and prevention in healthcareDEFINITION:Preventive medicine encompasses both the care of individual patients and public health practice and focuses on the prevention of disease rat

What are the Quality and prevention in healthcare

DEFINITION:

Preventive medicine encompasses both the care of individual patients and public health practice and focuses on the prevention of disease rather than treatment, per se. The fields of preventive medicine and public health share the objectives of promoting general health, preventing specific diseases, and applying the concepts and techniques of epidemiology toward these goals. Medical quality management professionals should be both knowledgeable about, and experienced in, the application of preventive medical principles, techniques, and tools. The attention to quality, risk, and costs in the practice of medical quality