Healthy People sets science-based, 10-year, national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 calls on policymakers, businesses, health and public health professionals, and the general public to use health communication strategies and health information technology (IT) to improve population health outcomes and health care quality and to achieve health equity.
By strategically combining health IT tools and effective health communication processes, there is the potential to:
Visit the reports and research and related resources in this section to see how the Nation is working to achieve the Healthy People Health Communication and Health IT goals and objectives.
View the Healthy People 2020 Web site to view the Health Communication and Health IT:
Healthy People 2020 has:
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