Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Another Shade of Blue Button

John D. Halamka, Life as a Healthcare CIO, Jan. 23, 2012

From the blog:  "The Blue Button idea is simple - a large visible button on payer, provider, lab, or pharmacy websites enables patients to download their records in plain text…. In effect, it serves as a web-based single sign application that retains patient context and enables clinicians to view data from any EHR that adheres to the Magic button implementation guide…. having a kind of Blue Button that enables clinicians to view each other's records with patient consent is truly magic for those who use it." Read more

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