Improving Health and Public Safety through Information Sharing Opportunities


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A report by the Criminal Justice and Health Collaboration Project documents information sharing between criminal justice and healthcare communities may possibly boost public safety and health outcomes.

The report states that better outcomes have the potential to reduce healthcare and criminal justice system costs. It also addresses 34 beneficial opportunities for potential information exchanges and indicates a blueprint for enforcing effective justice-health information exchanges.


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Federal Programs Related to - Public Health

Programs that plan, implement and evaluate publicly supervised and administered health care programs and systems. Biostatistics, Communicable Diseases; Disease Outbreaks; Epidemiology, Health Biostatistics; Medical Biostatistics; Public Health Medicine

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