Tag: Blue Button

Blue Button community calls for a Crowdvote on the best app

The Blue Button community and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT asked patients and caregivers to cote for the applications that best manage their health and financial health data. A “crowdvote” was called to determine which of these new apps should be crown as winners of the challenge and receive $35,000 in prizes.

VA looking to update their EHR through outsourcing

For those familiar with the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, the Blue Button is a common facet of access to medical data. However, while the system is great, visually it is a let down. Recognizing this area of potential improvement, the VA is sponsoring a competition to find those that may help it design a more visually appealing design for future use.

Action and optimism from US CTO Todd Park at Healthbox demo day

Todd Park (@todd_park), newly appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal government, gave an inspiring keynote address at Healthbox investor day in Chicago this week. Park, co-founder of athenahealth in 1997, is clearly very passionate about entrepreneurs and a big believer in the entrepreneur’s ability to effect tremendous disruption through invention. There has never been […]