Seeking precision in public health

Nature Medicine
Volume 25 Issue 8, August 2019
https://www.nature.com/nm/volumes/25/issues/8

 

Editorial | 06 August 2019
Seeking precision in public health
‘Precision’ in a health context is usually thought to apply to the individual and seems conceptually at odds with efforts in public health directed toward improving population-level health metrics. But are these two aims truly irreconcilable?