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October 7, 2010 Media Release Health Markle Connecting for Health
Doctors and Consumers Support 'Blue Button' for Downloading Health Info
Markle Connecting for Health
Both the US public and doctors overwhelmingly agree that people should be able to go online to download copies of their medical information, according to a new survey released today by the Markle Foundation.
October 7, 2010 Brief Health
Survey Snapshot: The Public and Doctors Agree with ‘Blue Button’ Idea
Markle Foundation
A Markle survey found that most of the U.S. public and doctors believe patients should be able to download and keep copies of their personal health information. That’s the simple idea behind a blue button.
August 31, 2010 Media Release Health
Health IT Investments Should Enable People to Download Their Own Information at the Click of a Blue Button
Markle Connecting for Health
With support from 50 organizations, Markle Connecting for Health recommends specific privacy practices for 'blue button' access to EHRs.
August 31, 2010 Report, White Paper Health
Policies in Practice: The Download Capability
Markle Connecting for Health Work Group on Consumer Engagement
Nearly 50 organizations declare their support for a set of privacy and security practices to help people download their health records.
August 31, 2010 Brief Health
Policy Brief: The Download Capability
Markle Connecting for Health
Policy Brief on the Markle Connecting for Health Policies in Practice on The Download Capability.
July 13, 2010 Media Release Health
Joint Statement on ‘Meaningful Use’ Rule
Markle Foundation
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Center for American Progress
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Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings
The Markle Foundation, the Center for American Progress, and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings emphasize the importance of new federal rules on health information technology.
May 10, 2010 Collaborative Comment Health
Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Certification Programs for Health Information Technology
Markle Connecting for Health
Comments emphasize that government-sanctioned testing and certification have important roles as well as limitations in achieving the objectives of the public investments in health IT.
April 23, 2010 Article, Op-Ed, Essay, Letter General Markle
Letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services on Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology
Markle Foundation
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Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings
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Center for American Progress (CAP)
By and large, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has drafted a regulation with the right priorities. As the department ...
April 23, 2010 Article, Op-Ed, Essay, Letter General Markle
Meaningful Use Final Rule Must Create Pathway to Progress on Core Health Goals
Zoë Baird
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Carol C. Diamond
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Mark B. McClellan
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Peter Basch
Leaders at Markle, the Center for American Progress, and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings call upon the Government to retain core requirements in its final rule for health IT investments.
March 16, 2010 Media Release Health
Broad Collaboration Agrees on Priorities for ‘Meaningful Use’ Success
Markle Foundation
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Center for American Progress (CAP)
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Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings
More than 50 health care organizations recommend priorities to HHS regarding the administration of Medicare and Medicaid subsidies to doctors and hospitals for Meaningful Use of health IT.