The Midcourse Review provides a snapshot of progress toward the Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives halfway through the 10-year initiative. This assessment provides a roadmap for the second half of the decade.
Healthy People 2020 contains 42 topic areas with more than 1,200 objectives, as well as Leading Health Indicators and Foundation Health Measures. The Leading Health Indicators are a small focused set of 12 topics and 26 objectives identified to communicate high-priority health issues. The Foundation Health Measures are broad, cross-cutting, population-based measures.