The US Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new effort to engage health information technology (IT) developers by making standards-based application programming interfaces available.
CMS is encouraging health insurers to use data release platforms for enrollees that either “meet or exceed the capabilities of CMS’s Blue Button 2.0,” according to an announcement from the agency.
Officials from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT have announced a new patient engagement initiative aimed at supporting patients as an active participant in their care team.
During the October 27 House of Delegates meeting at AHIMA’s Annual Convention and Exhibit, AHIMA announced its upcoming awareness campaign for the Blue Button Initiative. This graphic outlines the program and AHIMA’s strategy for the campaign.