Experts argue that low-income people are at greater risk of Zika exposure and more likely to live in conditions in which the mosquitoes carrying the disease thrive. But coordinating more aggressive testing and long-term follow-up won't be easy.
The funding will go toward information technologies that advance value-based care, data exchange, clinical decision support, patient engagement and more, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services said.
Providers are gathering large data sets about their patients and that holds great promise for improving care. But experts question whether the delivery system can keep pace with population health management techniques.