ONC Reveals Blue Button Codeathon Winners

Diana Manos | Government Health IT | November 8, 2013

ONC on Friday named the winners of its Blue Button codeathon.

"Anyone who has struggled to remember the name of their medication or the date of their child’s vaccination, while juggling multiple doctor appointments for family members, knows firsthand how important it is that patients have access to their health information,” ONC public health analyst Maya Uppaluru wrote on the Health IT Buzz blog.

To that end, the winners fit into two tracks, one focused on harnessing patient-generated health data to improve outcomes, the other on redesigning the Explanation of Benefits statement so patients can better understand it.

Uppaluru listed the winners: