Blue Button

By Neil Versel March 14, 2013
Humetrix iBlueButton app won the ONC's Blue Button Mashup Challenge. Humetrix, the Del Mar, Calif.-based maker of mobile health information exchange app iBlueButton, is demonstrating its technology for the UK's National Health Service (NHS) this week. Like so many healthcare entities around the world, the NHS has been struggling to make electronic health records available and accessible to...
By Neil Versel March 9, 2013
Interoperability clearly was one the main themes at the just-concluded Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference in New Orleans. Probably the biggest vendor-related news to come out of HIMSS13 was the launch of CommonWell Health Alliance, a partnership between Cerner, McKesson – including McKesson health information exchange subsidiary RelayHealth –...
By Jonah Comstock January 17, 2013
Humetrix iBlueButton app won the ONC's Blue Button Mashup Challenge. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is working to promote more patient engagement and access with their own records. One avenue of this work is with the Meaningful Use Stage 2 guidelines, but the office is also working with data holders and app developers to encourage the development...