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Your final Case Assignment deals with health communication goals and objectives by Healthy People 2020 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2020 provide 10-year goals and objectives to improve the nation’s health. One specific goal is to use health communication strategies and health information technology to improve health care quality, health outcomes for the population, and to attain health equity (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012).
Using the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2012) resource provided, write a paper addressing the following:
1. Identify 3 different health communication objectives listed by Healthy People 2020 (Use the summarized list under the overview section on the direct link from your required reading. Note: they are listed in bullets under the provided link.)
2. Discuss the importance of the health communications objectives you selected.
3. Using personal experience, how would you address the objectives you selected? (Note: Feel free to use your military or other job related experiences that relate to your selected objectives.)
Length: 2-3 pages.