Disease Management

[dəˈziz | ˈmænɪdʒmənt]

A focused and iterative process to deal with disease or illness over time. HR departments in bigger organizations most of the time are in charge of disease management. One of the main things that ensures disease management is conducted, for example ensuring that enough information is given to all employees about potential infectious diseases; a good example of this could be the recent pandemic. 

The main role of the HR department within the organization is to make sure that a health and safety risk assessment is carried out around the workplace, ensure that there are enough health kits such as: hand sanitisers, face masks), ensure that there are enough cleaning products and to also ensure that regular cleaning is carried out. This can substantially reduce healthcare, compensation and recovery costs long-term.

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A disease or illness can be monitored and dealt with through disease management.
Disease Management