Profile of Alison DianaSenior Editor
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Alison Diana has written about technology and business for more than 20 years. She was editor, contributors, at Internet Evolution; editor-in-chief of 21st Century IT; and managing editor, sections, at CRN. She has also written for eWeek, Baseline Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, ZDE's custom group, and CIO Insight, as well as many of the industry's leading vendors and channel organizations. Alison, who lives in Central Florida, is an avid Yankees fan. She enjoys rooting on her daughter's travel softball team and reading mysteries. She can be reached on Twitter at @alisoncdiana; on LinkedIn at AlisonDiana, or Google+.
Articles by Alison Diana
posted in April 2014
MammaCare training company teams with CapGemini on cloud system that gets examination expertise into the hands of doctors and nurses who perform manual breast exams.
Predictive talent analytics and big data software help Tenet Healthcare reduce nurse turnover by 44%.
Ray Biondo has served as chief information security officer for nine years at insurance giant Health Care Service Corp., something of a record. He credits users and execs willing to collaborate on risk management.
Check out healthcare-focused social networks, where healthcare pros can collaborate and share resources online, and patients can access more than information.
Brigham & Women's emergency department leaders describe how they corrected system deficiencies revealed by the 2013 crisis.
Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
Before implementing its ambitious data warehouse, OhioHealth focused on data governance to ensure data is accurate, clean, and usable.
Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
It's estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring the number down.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
The Affordable Care Act's focus on population health and cost-cutting is encouraging providers and insurers to invest in remote healthcare technologies.
Partnership between Premier and University of North Carolina Charlotte improves nonprofit hospitals community health needs assessment process.
Acquisition underscores Zebra's expectation of strong demand for Internet of Things technologies from healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other industries.
The accountable care organization model has produced mixed results to date. In ACO success stories, technologies such as analytics play a big role.
Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
Here's how one accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors.
Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
Starkey Hearing Technologies turns an iPhone into a remote control for its wireless hearing aids.
Nurses and other healthcare workers who communicate vital patient information say they need an alternative to outdated pagers and insecure smartphones.
The Queens County DA recently arrested two Jamaica Hospital employees for stealing patient data, a lucrative crime occurring at hospitals across the nation.
Crowdfunding adds a new route for small entrepreneurs to raise money to develop healthcare inventions and bring them to market. Here are 10 promising products looking to raise money.
The FDA, ONC, and FCC release proposal to clarify oversight of health IT, reduce patient risk, and empower innovation.
App lets a customer submit a claim via video chat with an agent. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.