Tag: Health IT and the Recovery Act
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.
Watch three veterans explain how the VA's Blue Button helps them get safer and better care.
Markle collaborators identify strategic opportunities for patient engagement, care coordination, quality reporting, and privacy in Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use incentives program.
Markle collaborators comment on information-sharing aspects of the proposed rule for Accountable Care Organizations.
Zoë Baird, Markle Foundation
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Markle Connecting for Health collaborators respond to HHS's request for information on PCAST's report on health IT.
These collaborative comments propose modest but important modifications to the Interim Final Rule drafted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Majorities of both groups say requirements to protect privacy, improve health care and increase efficiencies are important.
Letter urges HHS to strategically align federal programs to support HITECH quality goals and encourage patient engagement.
With support from 50 organizations, Markle Connecting for Health recommends specific privacy practices for 'blue button' access to EHRs.