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Video: Blue Button to Download Your Health Information

Watch Watch three veterans explain how the VA’s Blue Button helps them get safer and better care. See what the blue button download capability can…

The Public and Doctors Overwhelmingly Agree on Health IT Priorities to Improve Patient Care

The Markle survey found that majorities of the US public and doctors share many of the same hopes for advancing health through information technology (IT)….

The Public and Doctors Largely Agree Patients Should Be Able To View, Download and Share Their Health Info

Read the Survey Overview Key Findings Roughly 2 in 3 of the public and doctors agree that patients should have the option to view and…

Collaborative Comments on the ONC’s Interim Final Rule on EHR Technology

The Interim Final Rule on health information technology standards marks a positive step forward in the nation’s efforts to improve health care by putting modern…

Demographics of Public and Doctors Surveyed

Read the Survey Overview Key Findings Nearly one-quarter of the public say they’ve had trouble paying medical bills. Very few report privacy as a reason…

The Public and Doctors Surveyed Use Social Media in Comparable Proportions

Read the Survey Overview Key Findings Compared to patients, a higher percentage of doctors disagree that patients can learn a lot of helpful information by…

Roughly Half of Doctors Say Pay Reform is Important

Key Findings Roughly half of the public and doctors agree that reforming the way doctors are paid is an important step to improve the health…

The Public and Physicians Largely Unfamiliar with Details of Health IT Incentives Program

Read the Survey Overview Key Findings The public and doctors are largely unfamiliar with key health IT and privacy aspects of the Recovery Act. Observations…

The Public and Doctors Agree on Importance of Specific Privacy Protections for Health IT

Read the Survey Overview Key Findings When asked about requirements necessary to make sure that federal incentive money for health IT would be well spent,…