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Markle In the News

Markle In the News

Markle In the News includes articles, op-eds, blog commentary, and news items related to Markle's collaborative work.  The items are listed in reverse chronological order (newest first).

Three Ways The President Can Create Digital Jobs Now

October 2, 2012

Zoë Baird, Markle President, reflects on ways Americans can use technology to create jobs.

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In Pursuit Of Interoperability For The Common Good

March 10, 2013

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

Philanthropy New York Highlights Debora L. Spar's Appointment to Markle Board of Directors

September 21, 2012

The Markle Foundation has announced that Debora L. Spar has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Spar is the current President of Barnard College, a private liberal arts college for women in New York City.

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

September 10, 2012

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

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Aspen Institute Discussion on Technology

August 14, 2012

Markle’s President, Zoë Baird Budinger, and Cisco’s Chief Strategy Officer, Padmasree Warrior, discuss "Science, Technology, and US Competitiveness."

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

May 31, 2012

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

May 9, 2012

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.


New ONC guide explains EHR privacy, security to providers

May 8, 2012

This article describes the release of a new privacy and security instructional guide unveiled by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.  It also mentions the release of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework Policies in Practice for Health Information Sharing (Policies in Practice), which addresses "a range of critical health information sharing implementation needs identified by experts working in the field."  These Policies in Practice support the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework for Private and Secure Information Exchange, a comprehensive approach for private and secure information sharing based on Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), which was originally released in 2006.

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Markle Foundation releases new policy guide for health IT

May 7, 2012

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.

The Doctor Will See You-If You're Quick

April 16, 2012

Shannon Brownlee references a recent Markle survey in a Newsweek article about the doctor-patient relationship.