Utilization Management

Discussion

Utilization management is the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of healthcare products in a cost-effective manner while maintaining quality of patient care and contributing to the organization’s goals. (Spath, 2018). However, with bundled payments, healthcare homes, and on-going payment options, resource utilization is imperative to maximize the health and well-being of a defined population. Vaccinations are the number one defense (and in the case of small pox, the only defense) against preventable disease – yet there are thousands of “parents against vaccination” sites on the internet.

You belong to an Infection Prevention website that encourages blogs from non-healthcare professionals. This blog appeared in this week’s update.

As a healthcare professional, respond to this blog post with:

a. evidence-based information gained from reliable internet websites like the CDC.

b. proper APA refences and citations.

Use the Tips for Professional Blogging to make sure your post is professional and effective.

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