VA Blue Button
My HealtheVet: VA's Personal Health Record gives Registrants access to the VA Blue Button to Download their VA Health Information.
The VA Blue Button creates value by enhancing Veteran access to personal health information from the VA Electronic Health Record and other key data sources to foster patient engagement, encourage activation, and support patient-centered care.
By Lygeia Ricciardi / Director, Office of Consumer eHealth, ONC
This year’s National Health IT Week Consumer Summit celebrates consumer and patient engagement in health and healthcare via health information technology. This year we’ve decided to include “Blue Button” in its title. We get a lot of questions about what “Blue Button” is and what it stands for. It’s evolved rapidly in the last few years, so I’d like to help set the record straight.
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In 2013, the VA Blue Button expanded significantly with the addition of Self-Reported data and additional data from the VA Electronic Health Record. In June (Release 12.5), several additional enhancements were released: