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Media Releases

Media Releases

Media releases related to Markle's collaborative work are listed below in reverse-chronological order (most recent first).

Gilman Louie Joins the Board of the Markle Foundation

November 8, 2012

The Markle Foundation announced today that Gilman Louie has joined the Board of Directors of the Markle Foundation.


Debora L. Spar Joins the Board of the Markle Foundation

September 13, 2012

The Markle Foundation announced today that Debora L. Spar has joined the Board of Directors of the Markle Foundation.


Markle Foundation Releases Blue Button Video to Show Promise and Potential of Consumers Access to their Own Health Information

September 11, 2012

To help consumers, providers, insurers and other health data holders see how providing the ability for people to download their health records can improve health and health care, the Markle Foundation today released a new video showing the power of blue button technology.

New Policies in Practice from Markle Connecting for Health Address Challenges in Health Information Sharing Implementation

April 30, 2012
NEW YORK— Markle Connecting for Health today released a wide-ranging compendium of resources designed to further support the ...

Markle Names Laura Bailyn Senior Director, Health Initiatives

February 3, 2011

Ms. Bailyn will work closely with Managing Director of Health, Carol Diamond, to help shape Markle's work in this important area of work.


Doctors, Patients Overwhelmingly Agree on Priorities to Improve Health Care

January 31, 2011

The Markle Survey of Health in a Networked Life is the first of its kind to compare the core values of physicians and the general public.

'Blue Button' Apps for Health Data Downloads

October 7, 2010

Markle and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation honor finalists of the Blue Button Challenge, but it's the consumers who will be the real winners.

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Doctors and Consumers Support 'Blue Button' for Downloading Health Info

October 7, 2010

Both the US public and doctors overwhelmingly agree that people should be able to go online to download copies of their medical information, according to a new survey released today by the Markle Foundation.

Health IT Investments Should Enable People to Download Their Own Information at the Click of a Blue Button

August 31, 2010

With support from 50 organizations, Markle Connecting for Health recommends specific privacy practices for 'blue button' access to EHRs.

Joint Statement on ‘Meaningful Use’ Rule

July 13, 2010

The Markle Foundation, the Center for American Progress, and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings emphasize the importance of new federal rules on health information technology.