Foundation Offers Timely HIE Guidance - Insights on Patient Consent, Privacy and Security Issues

In a podcast, Howard Anderson of HealthcareInfoSecurity interviews Markle’s Laura Bailyn, Senior Director, Health Initiatives, about the newly release Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing.

Markle updates its HIE Common Framework

The Markle Foundation has published an addendum to its 2006 Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Health Information Exchange (Markle Common Framework), updating a range of issues with information gleaned from the rapid changes made on the health IT front over the past few years.


Markle Foundation releases new policy guide for health IT

The Markle Foundation has issued a new resource to help organizations implementing health IT navigate governance, individual consent, procurement and other areas related to secure information sharing.

Connecting the Dots and the Christmas Plot

“We slipped up.”  That’s what Patrick F. Kennedy, the Undersecretary of State for Management, said at a Senate hearing ...

Privacy Implications of the Federal Government's Health Information Technology Initiative

First, the nation needs a well-defined, comprehensive privacy framework based on key policy and technology attributes that I will lay ...

Engaging Americans in their Health and their Health Care through Health IT

Chairman Davis and distinguished members of the Committee on Government Reform, thank you for inviting me to meet with you today. Attention ...

Health Information Technology: Improving Quality and Value of Patient Care

While we do not offer a prescription for which innovations in care will be most effective in improving healthcare quality or reducing medical ...

Building Trusted Information-Sharing Environments for National Security and Health Care

Aware of the transformative potential of IT, the Markle Foundation has worked for the last few years on the creation of trusted information-sharing environments in both national security and health care. 

Letters in support of the nomination of Carol Diamond to the American Health Information Community

The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Suite 615F Washington, ...

David Lansky's Cover Letter to HHS

Dear Dr. Brailer: It has been our privilege to convene the patient and consumer organizations listed below to develop a statement of Patient ...