Diana Manos

Diana Manos is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer with specialties in healthcare, technology, politics and policy.

Yale secure cloud platform
By Diana Manos 09:12 am January 24, 2017
The technology, known as Hugo, empowers patients to compile data from multiple EHRs and synchronize them with a research database. 
social determinants of health
By Diana Manos 07:44 am January 10, 2017
Emerging models, such as value-based care, cannot adequately move forward without factoring in the role social determinants of health play. 
Trump change MACRA
By Diana Manos 07:27 am November 18, 2016
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka advised providers to stay the course on MACRA, while iHealth partner Justin Barnes agreed that major changes are unlikely. But Robert Tennant of the MGMA cautioned that we won’t know until Trump takes over.
Best Hospital IT 2016: Carroll Hospital
By Diana Manos 07:59 am November 01, 2016
Strategies like population health aren’t new to the Maryland hospital which is doing 'phenomenal things.'
 Best Hospital IT 2016: Silver Cross Hospital
By Diana Manos 07:33 am November 01, 2016
With a focus on convenience for patients, the Illinois hospital is keeping its IT staff motivated.
Best Hospital IT 2016: Tuality Healthcare
By Diana Manos 07:04 am November 01, 2016
A population health focus helps the Oregon hospital uncover critical insight hidden in patient data.
legal record EHR malpractice
By Diana Manos 07:08 am October 13, 2016
Electronic health records platforms are leaving doctors exposed by making it hard to demonstrate what they did and why. Some providers are even settling malpractice suits and not because of guilt. Hospitals cannot ignore the issue anymore.
MACRA interoperability advancements
By Diana Manos 07:11 am September 20, 2016
The Center for Medical Interoperability introduced a new maturity model and HIMSS publicly commented that focusing on technical interoperability is not enough in the industry-wide move toward value-based care and alternative payment models. 
define measure interoperability
By Diana Manos 07:28 am August 18, 2016
For meaningful use and MACRA, the government uses an IEEE description of interoperability that pre-dates today’s crop of EHRs. Whether or not that will carry the healthcare industry into the future is a matter of some debate.
MACRA IT payment model
By Diana Manos 07:21 am August 01, 2016
The regulation as it stands today is confusing. Don’t panic. Crush it instead. Experts share tips on how to make that happen. 

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