Diana Manos is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer with specialties in healthcare, technology, politics and policy.
By Diana Manos 08:00 am June 03, 2014
Innovators, cutting-edge thinkers, policymakers, disrupters are fanning an ever-growing flame of interest in how Big Data can ultimately lead to better healthcare.
By Diana Manos 10:08 am May 30, 2014
In its newly released semiannual report to Congress, OIG says it focused on "core risk areas" associated with the marketplaces, including eligibility systems, payment accuracy, contractor oversight, and data security.
By Diana Manos 11:41 am May 29, 2014
OIG, federal and state law enforcement are rallying the wagons to prevent fraud in the health insurance exchanges.
By Diana Manos 03:53 pm May 27, 2014
If the U.S. is going to get a handle on healthcare spending, providers and healthcare organizations are going to have to get serious about accountable care organizations, says one expert.
By Diana Manos 10:23 am May 20, 2014
What the U.S. government really needs now is a federal safety center for health IT, federal officials and health industry attendees at a three-day FDA safety workshop agreed. The sooner the better.
By Diana Manos 08:04 am May 20, 2014
What the U.S. government really needs now is a federal safety center for health IT. That was the consistent drumbeat during a three-day workshop of the FDA's Safety and Innovation Act efforts.
By Diana Manos 10:44 am May 19, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and Federal Communication Commission hosted a workshop this past week where panel members representing the IT and mobile world participated. For the most part, the constituencies endorsed the risk-based regulatory approach proposed in FDA's Safety Innovation Act.
By Diana Manos 10:49 am May 16, 2014
The way John Berneike, MD, sees it, being an early adopter of electronic health records has put him in line for unintended punishment under Stage 2 meaningful use.
By Diana Manos 08:00 am May 16, 2014
Is risk-based the best way to go when it comes to regulating mobile health apps? That's the question on the minds of federal officials as they hosted a workshop on the recently-released FDASIA health IT Report.
By Diana Manos 10:20 am May 15, 2014
Healthcare organizations that adopted electronic health records before meaningful use incentives are now finding the leap from Stage 1 to Stage 2 to be painful.