Blue Button: A Springboard to Innovation

In Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government, Gavin Newsom, California Lieutenant Governor and former mayor of San Francisco, describes the benefits of the Blue Button and how it became a model for consumers to benefit from access to their own information.

In Pursuit Of Interoperability For The Common Good

New alliance plans to build, certify, and deploy a national infrastructure for health information sharing that leverages the Markle Common Framework.

Blue Button: The Early Days--2012 Consumer Health IT Summit

Peter Levin, Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs, credited Markle and the collaborative process.

The Critical Role of Electronic Access to Health Information During Times of Crisis

As Hurricane Sandy has put into stark relief, achieving wide-spread, interoperable, private and secure sharing of health information remains an important north star for the nation.

Showing the Potential and Impact of the Blue Button

The blue button emerged from a simple, yet powerful concept: with better access to their own health information, individuals can become more ...

Governance to Create Trust and Interoperability in Health information Sharing

When sharing health information using technology to improve health and health care, trust and interoperability are paramount. Data holders and ...

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.

2012 Consumer Health IT Summit: Expanding Access to Health Information

September 10, 2012

Markle Director Jill Schulmann will attend the 2012 Consumer Health IT Summit, at which video will be shown highlighting the blue button download capability.

HIMSS Virtual Conference and Expo

June 6-7, 2012

Markle’s Director of Health, Meredith Taylor, participates in the session Critical Implementation Strategies for Today’s Health Information Sharing Environment at the HIMSS Virtual Conference and Expo.

Video: Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing

This video features the entire webcast New Markle Resources on Implementing Health Information Sharing presented on May 9, 2012.