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How Blue Button Can Help Caregivers and Beat Alzheimer's

George Vradenburg | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

Americans have long had the legal right to their health data, but heretofore it's been a logistical nightmare. Blue Button catapults the U.S.'s healthcare system into the digital age, enabling more people to take control of their own health -- and the health of their loved ones.

Blue Button: Driving a Patient-Centered Revolution in Health Care

Stephen J. Downs | Posted 11.13.2011 | Impact
Stephen J. Downs

It's clear that we're in the middle of a health care quality revolution. But to improve outcomes on a broad scale, we need to empower individuals to become active participants in their care.

Blue Button competition: more serious innovation from Veterans Affairs

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Over the last two years or so, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been doing some seriously innovative work on behalf of the troops. I've seen thi...

Troops can get more medical info online via expanded Blue Button

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.16.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Okay, the deal is that troops need to be able to get to their medical info online, a big deal, and they're getting it, step by step. Just got good new...

VA Blue Button moves ahead with vets health records

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Blue Button is a way for a vet to download their personal healthrecord, maybe to bring to a doctor or clinic. It's a moving target, abig step tow...

More on the Blue Button: health records download for vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Hey, someone we all need is the ability to have our medical records are around when and wherever we need the. For vets, they can do this now via the B...