Blog | Feeds | Publications
Recent news items, media releases and events related to Markle's activities are included on the list below.
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.
Markle's Managing Director of Health participates on a plenary panel to discuss Short Takes for the Long Run: Four Fresh Ideas for Improving Healthcare.
Markle's Carol Diamond, MD, MPH, explains how online access to health records improves the safety and quality of health care.
Markle conducted research among physicians and consumers and found that about 70% of patients and 65% of doctors agree that patients should be able to download their personal health information.
Stephen J. Downs, President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, writes in The Huffington Post about why he wants to have a 'Blue Button.'
Carol Diamond, Markle's Managing Director of Health, writes an opinion piece on how online access to your medical records will help you get better and safer care.
Adobe Systems won first prize for its "Blue Button Health Assistant" in a software developer challenge sponsored by Markle and RWJF.
A survey by Markle shows that 70% of the people who took the survey said it's important for them to get electronic copies of their health information; almost two-thirds of doctors in a parallel survey agreed.
The blue button concept, which Markle developed in collaboration with other groups, calls for the use of a set of privacy and security policies building on the Markle's Common Framework.
The Blue Button capabilities are open government initiatives by both agencies in response to calls from the Markle Foundation and advocacy groups.
Consumers are the real winners of the Blue Button Challenge.
Over half of doctors say an important step to improving care is changing the way doctors are paid.
Markle Foundation • 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor • New York, NY 10020-1903 • 212.713.7600 • Fax 212.765.9690
Copyright ©, Markle Foundation®. All rights reserved.