ONC Town Hall on Consumer Engagement
Tuesday, December 10 - 12:30 - 2:00 PM
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Session Overview

Join the Office of Consumer eHealth from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), for a Town Hall meeting to learn more about several major developments in the world of consumer engagement: 
  • ONC’s consumer eHealth strategy, and what it means to you; 
  • Blue Button Initiative and the troves of health data that are becoming available to consumers in a mobile health environment.  
Bring your questions and ideas for boosting consumer engagement in health via information technology and mobile applications.  We’ll also discuss:
  • The three A’s of consumer engagement in health IT enabled health care: Access, Action, and Attitudes, and how they relate to Meaningful Use Stage 2
  • Blue Button Initiative: The Pledge Program, The Blue Button Hub; and Blue Button +
  • Consumer resources available on HealthIT.gov

Session Objectives

  • Explore the ONC’s activities on patient engagement and liberating patient data
  • Provide concrete ways for participants to engage in the consumer eHealth movement
  • Learn from all participants as we exchange ideas and information in the Town Hall style format
  • Understand the latest developments of the Blue Button Plus standards work


Presidential Innovation Fellow
Senior Program Analyst
Policy Analyst