31 Aug '12, 4pm

VA announces #BlueButton reaches millionth (!) user @VAInnovation @henryweimd @rypan @todd_park @steve

Blue Button Reaches One Million Registered Patients August 31, 2012 Printable Version Need Viewer Software? Cutting Edge Technology Expands to Empower More Patients WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that, during the month of August, the one millionth patient has registered for Blue Button to access and download their Personal Health Record (PHR) information. “Since President Obama announced the availability of Blue Button two years ago, VA has worked tirelessly with our sister agencies to make online access to personal health records convenient, reliable, and safe. I am very pleased with our progress,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The Blue Button enables patients to assemble and download personal health information into a single, portable file that can be used inside a growing number of private health care electronic re...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2378

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