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Simone Myrie | January 6, 2015
Data rests at the heart of health IT’s capacity to help improve care quality and health outcomes: standards-based, interoperable electronic systems make it possible to access, share, use and re-use information that was once locked in paper charts kept by individual providers. As more and more consumers engage and adopt mobile health technologies to help them better track their daily health and wellbeing, it will be increasingly important to consider how those data can flow seamlessly from consumers to providers – and back – to help everyone achieve better health.Read Full Post.
Simone Myrie | August 26, 2014
While many parents are now able to go online for answers to many of their school questions, some vital health information parents need for the school nurse is often still on paper – namely, immunization records.Read Full Post.
Simone Myrie | June 23, 2014
At the recent Health Datapalooza Conference held here in Washington DC, ONC announced the next step for a national Blue Button Campaign in coordination with supporters of the Blue Button Initiative. The Blue Button Initiative is a public-private partnership that seeks to give consumers easy and secure access to their health records from a variety of sources in a format they can use.Read Full Post.
Simone Myrie | April 8, 2014
You may have heard of e-prescribing, the electronic generation and transmission of medical prescriptions, but have you heard of Park Prescription (Park Rx)?
Park Rx is a public health initiative propelling healthy communities, and it’s worthy of the spotlight. It is a program under the National Park Service’s (NPS) Healthy Parks Healthy People US initiative.