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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 Challenges to Turbo Charge Innovation in Healthcare

August 13, 2010

Markle's Blue Button Challenge opens up sample data sets to see what types of value-added services developers can create.

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'Meaningful Use' Strikes Compromise

July 15, 2010
Much of the health care community is still sifting through the 864-page final rule CMS released Tuesday describing how health care providers can ...
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HHS's IT Rules Open Up Market to Newcomers

July 14, 2010
New federal rules that will grant medical practitioners billions of dollars to buy health information technology might make it easier for ...
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Praise, Concerns Come Pouring in for 'Meaningful Use' Rules

July 14, 2010
Yesterday, federal officials released the final rule defining how health care providers can demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health ...
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Preserving Public Trust in Personal Health Records

July 13, 2010
Personal health records have great potential to empower patients to manage their own health care. Through PHRs, people can monitor chronic ...
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Privacy Tigers Unveil Ambitious Summer Work Plan

July 8, 2010
The Health IT Privacy and Security Tiger team on July 5 laid out its agenda for addressing some of the more urgent health information privacy ...
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Realistic Privacy Protection in the Information Age

July 4, 2010

Stewart Baker, former Deputy Secretary of DHS and past Markle Task Force member, assesses the dilemmas law enforcement agencies face when sharing information in response to urgent, changing circumstances.

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The Economic Value of Data Sharing

June 30, 2010
Around the world, data sharing has grown tremendously in the past decade, both in execution and planning. This phenomenon has been driven by the ...
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Patient Engagement in Health IT Efforts Could Be Crucial

June 28, 2010
At the Health 2.0 conference earlier this month in Washington, D.C., several patient advocates stressed the need to include patients in federal ...
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Federal Officials, Patients Have Bigger Presence at Conference

June 10, 2010
For the first time in its nearly three-year history, the Health 2.0 Conference convened in Washington, D.C., this week. Previous conferences ...
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