Veterans Administration “Blue Button” Initative

Beginning in 2010, the Veterans’ Administration has provided a single “blue button” download capability for veterans to obtain an electronic copy of their personal health information through the VA’s personal health record, MyHealtheVet.

http://www.va.gov/open/videos/BlueButton.asx

This capability is being viewed as a standard for other electronic health record systems to make personal health information accessible to patients and health care consumers.

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