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What Works Fact Sheet: Health Communication and Health Information Technology

Resource Summary

A woman at a gym looks at her smart phone, represents health communication and health information technology.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches that use health communication and social marketing strategies or health information technology to improve health. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven strategies—including programs, services, and other interventions—to develop successful health communication and health information technology interventions. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.