Diana Manos

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

By Diana Manos 07:18 am July 07, 2016
Doctors are required by law to allow patients to view, download and transmit data and that new reality is giving rise to many hesitations. Here’s a look at pressing issues to understand before proceeding. 
ONC EHR interoperability
By Diana Manos 07:39 am June 21, 2016
Several experts contend that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is attacking the wrong problems and the last thing anyone needs is more prescriptive regulation about EHR functionality, usability and quality measurement.
EHR data blocking ONC
By Diana Manos 07:59 am June 13, 2016
The consensus that EHR vendors and profit-hungry hospitals are intentionally making it hard for patients and outside providers to access information is based on evidence – much of it put forth by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT – that is primarily anecdotal. 
By Diana Manos 08:32 pm February 25, 2016
There are so many new medical devices today flooding the market, offering hope for a brighter tomorrow. But what good are they if they cannot be integrated into electronic health records or continuity of care efforts?
By Diana Manos 07:57 pm February 25, 2016
Cancer treatment is changing for the better and the application of precision medicine deserves some of the credit.
Shelley DiGiacomo, RN, vice president of consulting services at the Quammen Group, will speak at HIMSS16.
By Diana Manos 08:12 pm February 17, 2016
With more than 70 sessions on tap at HIMSS16 concentrating on value-based care, it promises to be among the hottest topics in this year’s show.
By Diana Manos 08:03 am February 08, 2016
If only the EHRs didn't run on 1990s technology, the health IT expert says ahead of his keynote in Las Vegas later this month.
Halamka’s HIMSS16 presentation will look at the healthcare landscape pre-and post-meaningful use regulations and probe innovation's role in transforming the sector
By Diana Manos 03:33 pm February 04, 2016
By John Halamka’s standards, healthcare IT is pretty average. In fact, he’d only give the sector a B-minus.
Edward Marx, vice president at the Advisory Board Company, will be speaking to the Nursing Informatics Symposium at HIMSS16, with a closing keynote titled, "Looking Towards the Future; Imagine the Possibilities."
By Diana Manos 04:28 pm February 01, 2016
Though longtime CIO Edward Marx, vice president at the Advisory Board Company, has won several awards as leader in the health IT sector, according to him it's nurses who should be the most recognized in healthcare.

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