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.

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.

Markle Connecting for Health Collaborative Comments on Stage 2 Meaningful Use

Markle collaborators identify strategic opportunities for patient engagement, care coordination, quality reporting, and privacy in Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use incentives program.

Accountable Care Organizations as Drivers for Trusted and Valued Information Sharing

Markle collaborators comment on information-sharing aspects of the proposed rule for Accountable Care Organizations.

Getting Health IT Right Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

  Meeting Agenda Introduction 9:00 am Zoë Baird, Markle Foundation   Roadmap 9:15 am Carol Diamond, Markle ...

An Information-Rich Ecosystem

Markle Connecting for Health collaborators respond to HHS's request for information on PCAST's report on health IT.

Collaborative Comments on ONC's Interim Final Rule on EHR Technology

These collaborative comments propose modest but important modifications to the Interim Final Rule drafted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Large Majorities of Public, Doctors Agree on Information-Sharing Priorities

Majorities of both groups say requirements to protect privacy, improve health care and increase efficiencies are important.

Collaborative Comments on Accountable Care Organizations

Letter urges HHS to strategically align federal programs to support HITECH quality goals and encourage patient engagement.

Health IT Investments Should Enable People to Download Their Own Information at the Click of a Blue Button

With support from 50 organizations, Markle Connecting for Health recommends specific privacy practices for 'blue button' access to EHRs.