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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).

When Health IT Meets Bugs Bunny

July 21, 2011

The HHS looks for simple ways to educate the public on health IT issues after a recent Markle survey showed that only 14% of the public was familiar with the meaningful use incentive program.

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VA Seeks To Expand 'Blue Button'

July 18, 2011 references the Blue Button concept, which Markle developed in collaboration with other groups to call for a set of privacy and security policies based on the Markle Common Framework.

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The Importance of FIPs in Data Exchange

July 12, 2011

IBM’s global health care ambassador, Lorraine Fernandes, discusses a Markle letter submitted to the Department of Commerce in February 2011 expressing the importance of FIPs in today’s society.

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The Latest Challenge: Adopting Electronic Medical Records

April 4, 2011

AMA president, Cecil B. Wilson, MD, cites Markle survey results in discussing the emergence of EHRs and how physicians are adapting to the technological change.

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Wellness, Cost-Cutting Main Themes at Health 2.0 Spring Event

March 28, 2011

Markle’s Managing Director of Health participated on the "Wellness 2.0, Prevention, Exercise & Food" panel at this year's Health 2.0 Spring Fling.  iHealthBeat summarizes the two-day conference.   

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The Road Ahead for the New Health IT Coordinator

March 25, 2011

HealthAffairs invites Carol Diamond to comment on the opportunities and challenges awaiting David Blumenthal’s successor at ONC.

Dr. YouTube Will See You Now

March 7, 2011

Lauren Vogel writes in a Canadian Medical Association journal about how patients are turning to the Internet for self-treatment and how-to videos giving step-by-step instructions on do-it-yourself medical procedures.

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Do-It-Yourself Health Care With Smartphones

February 28, 2011

The New York Times cites Markle survey and others in discussing the emergence of PHRs and apps for smartphones to help consumers manage their health.

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HIMSS: Cost, Lack of Data Will Not Prevent EHR Adoption

February 21, 2011

Jeff Byers of CMIO shares information from a recent HIMSS conference regarding EHRs and making the transition to a more technology oriented health care system.

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Personal Health Records: Will Doctors Connect?

February 18, 2011

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, health economist and management consultant, blogs on recent survey findings regarding doctor and patient views on electronic health records.

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