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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).

How Private and Secure is Protected Health Information?

December 4, 2010

Gerry Higgins shares his thoughts on discussions that took place at "The Personal Health Record (PHR) Roundtable" where issues focused on security, privacy, and standards of personal health records.

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Game Changer? A Simple Download Capability

November 30, 2010

The Markle Survey on Health in a Networked Life 2010, asked the public and physicians about their views on whether patients should be able to download their personal health information.

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Conference Coverage Highlights From Health 2.0 2010

November 12, 2010

ReachMD held live radio interviews with attendees, exhibitors and presenters from the October 7, 2010 Health 2.0 Conference.

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'Blue Button' Lets Medicare, VA Patients Download Records

November 9, 2010

According to the Markle Foundation paper, "Any online download capability for personal health information must be provided via secure access."

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Protecting Personal Health Records

November 4, 2010

In his article about protection of personal health records, Howard Anderson writes, "HHS should take a close look at the Markle Foundation's framework as a potential foundation for a PHR privacy and security policy."

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"Blue Button" Gives Patients Instant Access to Medical Records

November 1, 2010

A policy paper—whose member co-signers include the AMA—published by Connecting for Health makes recommendations for privacy controls that can be implemented into any blue-button system.

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Beginning in the Middle

October 28, 2010
A federal proposal to develop what was then called a National Health Information Network dates to 2004 and David Brailer, the first National ...
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RememberItNow! is Top Finalist at Blue Button Challenge

October 26, 2010

At the Health 2.0 Conference, RememberItNow! was selected as a top finalist in the Blue Button Challenge, a competition sponsored by Markle and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Serious Apps for Veterans Health Records

October 25, 2010

Craig Newmark, Founder of Craigslist, talks about the collaboration between Markle, Veterans Affairs, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to initiate the development of apps for the "Blue Button."

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NBC Today Show Highlights Individual Access to Personal Health Information

October 19, 2010

Markle's Carol Diamond, MD, MPH, explains how online access to health records improves the safety and quality of health care.

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