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.BLUEBUTTON File Extension

  • Developer by: Health IT
  • Category: Data Files

What are .BLUEBUTTON files and how to open them?

Can't open .BLUEBUTTON file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .BLUEBUTTON file.

What is a .BLUEBUTTON file extension?

.BLUEBUTTON file extension is created by Health IT. .BLUEBUTTON has been classified as Data Files.

.BLUEBUTTON is VA Blue Button Data File

A BLUEBUTTON file is a data file created by VA Blue Button, a web tool that allows U.S. veterans to manage their health records. It contains a patient's complete personal health information recorded at a VA medical facility. BLUEBUTTON files include test results, allergies, medical treatment from doctors and hospital visits, prescribed medications, and health insurance claims information.

The BLUEBUTTON file is created by VA Blue Button when a patient downloads his medical information from the VA Blue Button website. The file can be shared with others caring for the patient, such as a family member, doctor, or other caregiver.

NOTE: In 2015, the BLUEBUTTON format was discontinued. VA Blue Button replaced the BLUEBUTTON file with .TXT and .PDF files.

List of all softwares that can open the VA Blue Button Data File
Health IT VA Blue Button

How to fix problems with .BLUEBUTTON files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BLUEBUTTON files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BLUEBUTTON file format
  2. You need to check the .BLUEBUTTON file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)