VA Sponsoring Contest to Expand "Blue Button" Program | Markle | Advancing America's Future

VA Sponsoring Contest to Expand “Blue Button” Program

Publication Date: August 8, 2011 references a 2010 Markle survey that found 65% of doctors and 70% of the public agree with the blue button concept. 

The Department of Veterans Affairs would like to see the concept made available to all veterans, as well as to the public, and is offering $50,000 to the first team to develop a personal health record using the blue button download tool.  The VA will also arrange to have the winner’s technology available on the websites of 25,000 physicians nationwide.

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