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How the future of health care lies behind a Blue Button

The Blue Button Initiative started at VA as a way for veterans to more easily access their health care data. But, with the help of Presidential Innovation Fellows, the initiative is now enabling American people across the country to access their personal health records in a human-readable format. Federal News Radio examines the project's greatest successes and where it's headed next as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Presidential Innovation Fellows , Adam Dole , Lena Trudeau , Jennifer Pahlka , Veterans Affairs , Health and Human Services , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

My HealtheVet - Keeping the Promise - Access

VA Blue Button is Keeping the Promise: VA Blue Button can generate and download an electronic file that contains Veterans' available personal health and self-entered information from My HealtheVet. VA has significantly expanded the types of information are available to Veterans who have upgraded to a Premium My HealtheVet account.

With the June 2013 enhancements to Blue Button, Veteran patients now have more timely access to data, more options for self-reported information and improved data refresh options to keep their personal health record up-to-date and complete.

Tags: Department of Veteran Affairs , My HealtheVet , pay and benefits , Theresa Cullen , Hugh Scott , Theresa Hancock , David Douglas

Friday - 06/14/2013, 12:49pm EDT
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VA CTO Peter Levin to leave agency

Peter Levin, the Veterans Affairs chief technology officer, is leaving the agency. He follows Roger Baker, the agency's CIO and assistant secretary in the Office of Information and Technology, who resigned last week.

Tags: Peter Levin , CTO , VA , Roger Baker , health IT ,

Monday - 02/18/2013, 06:00pm EST

VA's Blue Button now at 1 million users, aims at 100 million soon

Veterans Affairs PHR effort has already gone far beyond VA. After reaching 1 million users, originators of the project have set their sights on 100 million.

Tags: VA , Peter Levin , Presidential Innovation Fellows program , health IT , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 05:42am EDT
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White House selects innovation fellows for five federal projects

U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park is naming 18 innovation fellows today to work on five "high-impact" federal IT projects.

Tags: White House , Todd Park , technology , Innovation Fellows Program , open government , innovation , Jolie Lee , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 11:59am EDT
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Q&A with U.S. CTO Todd Park

Todd Park, chief technology officer of the United States, will talk about Datapalooza, and solutions to federal healthcare IT problems.
May 29, 2012

Tags: technology , health IT , Datapalooza , DHS , Presidential Innovations Fellows program , MyGov , Open Data Initiatives , RFP EZ , 20% campaign , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 12:05am EDT
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VA's Blue Button technology extending to rest of feds

The e-health records technology pioneered by the Veterans Affairs Department will soon be available to the rest of federal employees in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.

Tags: Peter Levin , VA , technology , e-health records , Federal Drive , veterans ,

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 10:55am EST
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Federal health plans to offer Blue Button digital health-record access

All health insurance options in federal health plans will soon allow members to download a digital version of their health records using a technology called Blue Button, the Office of Personnel Management announced. The adoption of the Blue Button technology, whose use was spearheaded by the Veterans Affairs Department, will make it easer to share digital records with family members and physicians.

Tags: technology , health IT , electronic medical records , VA , OPM , John Berry , FEHBP , pay and benefits , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 08:07pm EST

VA's Blue Button now being adopted by private sector

The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to get the wider public to adopt the "Blue Button" technology it developed to give its patients direct access to their medical information. Atlanta-based RelayHealth won a department-sponsored contest for the fastest company to develop and implement the single-click technology that allows patients to download their health records.

Tags: VA , Peter Levin , RelayHealth , Jim Bodenbender , veterans , contests , McKesson , health IT , technology , Emily Kopp

Monday - 10/31/2011, 05:24am EDT
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