What can I do with my information once I have it?

You don’t need Blue Button to get your health information but it’s one way that you can get access to it. When you get your health information, you can use it to:

  • Better understand your health and make more informed decisions
  • Help make sure that you and all the members of your care team are on the same page Improve the accuracy and completeness of the information by reviewing it and requesting corrections if any of the information is inaccurate or missing (e.g. medications, allergies, important lab results, etc.)
  • Plug it into mobile apps and other tools that promise to make information truly available when and where it’s needed
Content last reviewed on January 15, 2013
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