Markle Foundation Releases Blue Button Video to Show Promise and Potential of Consumers Access to their Own Health Information

To help consumers, providers, insurers and other health data holders see how providing the ability for people to download their health records can improve health and health care, the Markle Foundation today released a new video showing the power of blue button technology.

A Common Framework: The Millie Brief

As we study the enormous cultural shifts taking place in the current health care environment, fueled in particular by consumer demands to assert ...

Connectivity in the 21st Century

This Flash animation offers an illustrated vision of how clinicians, consumers, and policy makers could make better decisions if they were ...

Video: Blue Button to Download Your Health Information

Watch three veterans explain how the VA's Blue Button helps them get safer and better care.

The Road Ahead for the New Health IT Coordinator

HealthAffairs invites Carol Diamond to comment on the opportunities and challenges awaiting David Blumenthal’s successor at ONC.

Doctors, Patients Overwhelmingly Agree on Priorities to Improve Health Care

The Markle Survey of Health in a Networked Life is the first of its kind to compare the core values of physicians and the general public.

Demographics of Public and Doctors Surveyed

The results are drawn from a general population survey of 1,582 adults and a survey of 779 physicians conducted by Knowledge Networks between August 10 and 26, 2010.

Connecting American to Their Health Care: Opening Remarks & Keynote

David Lansky, from Markle Foundation; Steve Downs, from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Patrick Kennedy, U.S. Representative, D-RI, ...

Connecting Americans to their Health Care

From January 2004 through June 2004, within the framework of Phase II of Connecting for Health, the Working Group on Policies for Electronic ...

Data Decommissioning: Destruction of Accountability

Having designed a lot of systems over the years – more often than not the customer says they plan on performing periodic purges of ...