By the end of the twentieth century, information technology and Internet policy had emerged as major areas of interest for Markle’s research. Our current focus on advancing health in a connected world evolved from earlier initiatives that strove to define the ways in which the responsible use of technology can be a force for changing the world in positive ways.
In 1999, Markle began fostering a patient-centric approach to the diffusion of technology. This vision continues to guide our work today.
Information technology can enable developing nations to accelerate economic growth and social development.