This fact sheet provides a detailed description of existing health information technology (HIT).
In this fact sheet the authors explain what HIT is, how it is used, why it is a good investment for justice systems, the benefits of using HIT, and common concerns around using HIT. They also provide some practical advice on how agencies that want to use HIT can develop that capacity. The fact sheet is illustrated by examples of jurisdictions that are successfully using HIT. The authors include a list of additional resources about HIT.