Mark Diana, PhD    


Mark L. Diana, PhD
W.C. Tsai and P.T. Kung Professor Health Systems Management
Associate Professor
Department of Global Health Management and Policy
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 1900
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-5359
Fax: (504) 988-3783


Research Interests:

vertical integration and de-integration of IT services in health care delivery systems, across systems and geographic boundaries; transaction cost economics and strategic management theory; IS/IT management, outsourcing, and organization


Educational Background:

  • PhD, health services organization and research, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MS, information systems, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MBA, health care management, Shenandoah University
  • BS, respiratory care, Shenandoah University

Selected Publications:

Diana ML, Kazley AS, Ford EW, Menachemi N. Hospital characteristics related to the intention to apply for meaningful use incentive payments. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2012;9:1h. Epub 2012 Apr 1.

Menachemi N, Mazurenko O, Kazley AS, Diana ML, Ford EW. (2011). Market factors and electronic medical record adoption in medical practices. Health Care Manage Rev. 2011 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Kazley AS, Diana ML, Ford EW, Menachemi N. (2011). Is Electronic Health Record Use Associated with Patient Satisfaction in Hospitals? Health Care Management Review. 2011 Sept 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Zhivan NA, Diana ML. (2011). U.S Hospital Efficiency and the Adoption of Health Information Technology. Health Care Management Science. 2011 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print].

Diana, M. L., Kazley, A. S., & Menachemi, N. (2011). An assessment of HIMSS and Leapfrog Data on Computerized Provider Order Entry. Health Serv Res. 2011 Oct;46(5): 1575-91. Epub Mar 30.

Diana, M. L., Campbell, C. R., Stranova, T. J., & Long, H. W. (2010). Faculty productivity expectations among CAHME-Accredited programs. Journal of Health Administration Education (in press).

Kazley, A. S., & Diana, M. L. (2010). Hospital CPOE adoption and quality: An examination of the United States. Health Care Management Review, 36(1), 86-94.

Ford, E. W., Huerta, T. R., Diana, M. L., & Campbell, C. R. (2009). A Student Journaling Exercise: Preparing for Competency-based Curricula. The Journal of Health Administration Education, Accepted for publication.

Diana, M. L. (2009). Exploring information systems outsourcing in U.S. hospital-based health care delivery systems. Health Care Management Science, 12(4), 434-450.  


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