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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).

New Survey Released

October 11, 2010

A Markle survey offers a first ever comparison of public and physician views on key issues surrounding health IT, including their views on the new federal incentives to stimulate the use of this technology.

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FTC: No Major PHR Breaches So Far

October 11, 2010
In written testimony prepared for a Congressional hearing held Sept. 30, Deven McGraw, director of the health privacy project at the Center for ...
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White House Rolls Out Health Record Download Tool

October 8, 2010

According to Markle's Survey on Health in a Networked Life 2010, 62 percent of the public and 49 percent of doctors advocated that medical professionals share EHRs with patients.

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Speakers Highlight Innovation at Health 2.0 Conference

October 8, 2010
The Health 2.0 two-day conference,  featured a slew of potentially game-changing announcements, and insightful discussions about where the healthcare system should go next.
 
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Vets Get Access to Medical Info

October 7, 2010

Adobe’s Blue Button Health Assistant app provides a more user-friendly layout and better links health and claims data among patients and providers.

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White House Announces Formal Launch of "Blue Button"

October 7, 2010

The Admiminstration announced the formal launch of the 'Blue Button' for Veterans and Medicare beneficiaries, as well as announcing the winners of a groundbreaking Blue Button challenge.  

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Medicare, Veterans to Get Blue Button

October 6, 2010
The Markle Foundation has issued a challenge for developers to create innovative programs that can make use of the [Blue Button] information.
 
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Health 2.0 Reveals the Winners of the 2010 Developer Challenge

September 30, 2010

The Blue Button Challenge, sponsored by Markle Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, announces their winner at the Health 2.0 Conference.

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“Blue button” Access to Medical Records

September 28, 2010

Both the Medicare and veterans blue button projects are being developed in partnership with the US Defense Department and the not-for-profit Markle Foundation.

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46 Groups Recommend Blue Button

September 1, 2010

"Being able to have your own electronic copies and share them as you need to with your doctors is a first step in truly enabling people to engage in their health care." says Carol Diamond.

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