Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Health information technology: promise and progress

Wimble, M., Leroy, G.

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Policy Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This commentary discusses the various ways health information technology can address socioeconomic disparities as healthcare costs increase in the United States. The article addresses individual- and population-level approaches to improve the use of health information technology.

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Improve Data Infrastructure

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