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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).

Privacy, Accountability Lead Health IT Concerns

February 1, 2011

Nicole Lewis of Information Week shares findings from the recent Markle survey regarding how doctors and consumers want technology to play a role in health care.

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Doctors and the Public Support Health IT in America, the Markle Survey Confirms

January 31, 2011

Blogger Jane Sarasohn-Kahn elaborates on Markle survey findings that indicate most people support using health IT to improve the health care system.

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Docs, Public Have Similar Health IT Views

January 31, 2011

Modern Healthcare discusses Markle's survey results indicating doctors and patients' agreement on health IT priorities such as data sharing and payment incentives.

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Docs, Patients on Same Page When It Comes to IT Priorities

January 31, 2011

Government Health IT references Markle's survey results to discuss needed requirements for ensuring that federal health IT incentives are well spent.

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Doctors, Public Agree on Many Health IT Priorities, Report Finds

January 31, 2011

iHealthBeat concludes from a recent Markle survey that 85% of patients described themselves as being unfamiliar with the federal incentive payment program.

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Survey: Docs Warming to Data Sharing

January 31, 2011

Joseph Goedert of Health Data Management writes about the conclusions from a recent Markle survey regarding health information sharing.

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PCAST HIT Report Becomes a Political Piñata

January 23, 2011

Vince Kuraitis of the Health Care Blog writes about the sense of urgency shared by Markle and PCAST to catalyze the implementation of health IT to transform health care.

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Personal Health Records: The ‘Non-Use’ Case

December 12, 2010

A report by Kim Slocum, President of KDS Consulting, discusses the effort to drive HIT adoption through the consumer-focused vehicle of PHRs, based on Markle and other survey results.

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VA’s Blue Button: Empowering People with Their Data

December 8, 2010

Kim Nazi, VA blogger, tells how the "blue button" idea crystallized at a Markle Consumer Engagement Work Group meeting.

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PHRs and Privacy: Tackling Tough Issues

December 6, 2010

Surveys by the Markle Foundation confirm that consumers want to be able to review who has accessed their PHRs and to be notified of any breaches.

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