Diana Manos is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer with specialties in healthcare, technology, politics and policy.
By Diana Manos 10:17 am April 15, 2014
Meaningful use just might have its financial perks. That's according to the top 25 highest performing meaningful users under the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, all of whom brought in some $171 million in Medicare payments back in 2012.
By Diana Manos 08:09 am April 15, 2014
Just like the lottery slogan, "it pays to play," when it comes to meaningful use. Some ingenious calculations by Steven Posnack reveal some interesting findings about Medicare meaningful users.
By Diana Manos 12:21 pm April 11, 2014
At a Capitol Hill event on Thursday, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo shared thoughts about ONC's history, its plans for the future and the promise of big data.
By Diana Manos 11:13 am April 11, 2014
ONC chief Karen DeSalvo said in an April keynote on Capitol Hill it's time for ONC to drive healthcare beyond the meaningful use of electronic health records toward the use of big data.
By Diana Manos 06:25 am April 10, 2014
ONC chief Karen DeSalvo, MD, envisions an agency with new workgroups and a less siloed approach, with consumer and privacy advocates participating across all the groups.
By Diana Manos 10:49 am April 09, 2014
As the HITECH grant era comes to a close, national coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, wants to change with the times.
By Diana Manos 08:00 am April 09, 2014
The meaningful use program progresses from its launch in 2011, and the federal government continues to pay out billions in incentives. Now, some members of a federal advisory board question the sluggish start so far for 2014.
By Diana Manos 10:34 am April 07, 2014
Working in collaboration, HL7 International and the American Immunization Registry Association have announced the launch of a new HL7 Immunization User Group.
By Diana Manos 04:03 pm April 03, 2014
mHealth is a moving target and at the center of much debate. A key long-awaited report, issued April 3, appears to show the regulatory arms are united in their views of how mHealth should be regulated. But, should they be front-running mHealth regulation at all?