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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).

Facebook's Future Challenges

February 13, 2012

The influential Chinese business magazine Caijing ran a story covering the grass roots response from various Internet companies against the anti-piracy bills (SOPA/PIPA), and how it may impact Facebook’s IPO. Stefaan Verhulst, Markle's Chief of Research, provided background information on the details of the proposed legislation and the questions of intermediary liability.

2012: Time for Action on Health Privacy

January 9, 2012

Deven McGraw, Director of the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology, references a Markle survey while reflecting on the importance of consumers and patients support for the widespread adoption of electronic health records in 2012.

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Markle Task Force on National Security Shares Progress

September 14, 2011

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.

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The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group Announces Its Launch

September 12, 2011

The Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program announces the launch of the Aspen Homeland Security Group.

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Consumers Could Get Lab Test Results Themselves Under New Proposed Rule

September 12, 2011

Under a proposed new rule being issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, patients anywhere in the country will be able to get their clinical test results directly from the lab.

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The End of History?

September 11, 2011

It’s difficult to say if the West is in real decline, but there is no question that it faces a very stern test in the post 9/11 world.

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Building Public Trust in Electronic Health Information Exchange

August 22, 2011

Helen Pfister and Susan Ingargiola, Manatt Health Solutions, reference Markle’s The Architecture for Privacy in a Networked Health Information Environment, part of Connecting for Health's Common Framework, in a recent article about trust in the age of electronic health information.

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A Lesson of 9/11: Washington Can Work

August 27, 2011

Since 9/11, there has been a virtual reorganization of government, inspiring reform in the way agencies, people, and technology collaborate and communicate.

Ten Years Later, Albright Urges U.S. to Learn from 9/11

August 10, 2011

During a recent forum at the Aspen Institute, Markle’s president, Zoë Baird Budinger, reflected on the 9/11 decade with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and other leading foreign policy thinkers. 

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Data Breach Bills Exclude Health Information

August 4, 2011

Harley Geiger, Center for Democracy and Technology, uses findings from a recent Markle survey to support the statement that there is a general agreement on the sensitivity of identifiable health information and individuals should know when such information is breached.

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