Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Winners Named in Blue Button Contests

"Winners Named in Blue Button Contests." Modern Healthcare, October 8, 2012.

From the article: "Two software developers from opposite ends of the country have been named winners of a pair of mobile healthcare applications challenges to leverage the use of the federal government's investment in the Blue Button technology to popularize the interoperability of patient medical records.

The winners were announced today at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Both software development challenges evolved from ideas shared at a Patient Access Summit (PDF) hosted in June by the White House, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS and the Veterans Affairs Department." Read more