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Get the facts regarding view, download and transmit 2014 requirements

Rebecca Mitchell Coelius, MD | January 31, 2014

As the Medical Officer for Innovation at the ONC and a proud member of the Blue Button team, I am working hard to understand the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the implementation of patient engagement functionality in EHRs, including new requirements that a certain percentage of patients view, download and transmit their health data in 2014.

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Crowd-sourcing, Crowd-voting, and Co-designing with Patients

Rebecca Mitchell Coelius, MD | June 12, 2013

Those of us in ONC’s Division of Science and Innovation are excited to announce the Blue Button Co-Design Challenge. We want to use this challenge to amplify the voices of patients and caregivers across the country with stories to tell and problems that can be solved by access to their clinical and financial health data. Our hope is that providers, data holders, and health IT entrepreneurs hear the message loud and clear; patients need access to this data,

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