Zoë Baird Participates in Meeting with President Obama to Discuss Digital Privacy

Digital privacy, on-line tracking, and data collection have been in spotlight following recent disclosures about the National Security Agency ...

Markle Task Force on National Security Shares Progress

Markle’s President, Zoe Baird Budinger, reflects on the important work the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age has done since the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

Collecting And Sharing Data For Population Health: A New Paradigm

Health information technology (IT) has great potential to transform health care and inform population health goals in clinical research, quality measurement, and public safety.

Health IT: A Few Years of Magical Thinking?

One of the biggest obstacles to expanding the use of health IT may be the current narrow focus on how to stimulate its adoption. 

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.

National Healthcare Identifiers

I was recently asked to comment on the likelihood that a national healthcare identifier will be created for the United States, such as those ...

PHRs - beyond the standard design

Patti Brennan, a nursing colleague of long-standing, is National Program Director, and gave the closing keynote at the SINI2008 conference last ...

Health Information Technology: A Few Years Of Magical Thinking?

One of the biggest obstacles to expanding the use of information technology (IT) in health care may be the current narrow focus on how to ...

Obama's emerging IT agenda could mean big changes

As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama’s vision for technology was off the charts of anyone’s prior expectations. A ...

Government at the Edges: Noveck's View of Participatory Democracy

This afternoon in Manhattan, the Markle Foundation hosted Beth Simone Noveck for a coming out party for her new book  "Wiki ...