In a system experiencing dwindling resources, public health practitioners must be able to explain their goals, services, and impact via terms and concepts understood by policymakers, governmental representatives, and community members. The use of concepts such as private sector partnership development, quality improvement, expense management, and cost analysis can provide public health practitioners means for growth and improvement, as well as the ability to communicate value to decision makers.
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