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Blue Button: A Springboard to Innovation

In Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government, Gavin Newsom, California Lieutenant Governor and former mayor of San Francisco, describes the…

Showing the Potential and Impact of the Blue Button

The blue button emerged from a simple, yet powerful concept: with better access to their own health information, individuals can become more empowered participants and…

The Road Ahead for the New National Coordinator for Health IT

Editor’s Note: Dr. Carol C. Diamond was invited by the Health Affairs Blog to comment on the opportunities and challenges awaiting the successor to David…

President Obama Points to Personal Health Information Downloads

In his State of the Union address, President Obama pointed to a particular example that reflects the power of public-private collaboration: “Veterans can now download…

Game Changer? A Simple Download Capability

by Carol C. Diamond I had the great privilege of presenting at the Connected Health Symposium in October. The enthusiasm from the participants was incredible…