Former CDC directors: Coordinating our nation’s health data will save lives

For too long, we have neglected our nation’s public health data infrastructure, much of which is aging, obsolete and insufficient to meet our needs. We need to modernize our entire approach to data, from its collection and reporting to stewardship and management, to how we share it among public health agencies and health systems so that we have the information we need to protect health and save lives. — March 10, 2022, Tom Frieden, Julie Gerberding, Jeffrey Koplan, William L Roper, David Satcher, Opinion Contributors

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