M.L. Baker

Monya Baker is co-editor of CIOInsight.com's Health Care Center. She has written for publications including the journal Nature Biotechnology, the Acumen Journal of Sciences and the American Medical Writers Association, among others, and has worked as a consultant with biotechnology companies. A former high school science teacher, Baker holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Carleton College and a master's of education from Harvard.

Privacy Advocates Resign from Federal Health IT Committee

Citing lack of progress, the deputy director of the nonprofit Health Privacy Project resigned as co-chair of a federal committee charged with advising the government on privacy issues in...

ANSI-Approved Health IT Standard Announced

A health IT standards group released a new, more-comprehensive standard for electronic health records on Feb. 21. The standard, released by Health Level Seven, is the first that specifies functional...

Survey: Private Sector Ahead of States for EMR Adoption

While more than half of private-sector health-care facilities are currently using electronic medical records, just under a fifth of state health-care facilities have adopted them. And when it comes to...

Harvard CIO Herds Large File Transfers

What happens when professors need to exchanging large files securely? Some academics who find their e-mail inboxes too small have turned to MySpace, gmail and blogs. Thats not a...

Report: HHS Has Weak Plan for Health IT Privacy

A prominent health IT think tank has advocated against granting more authority to health IT personnel within the federal government, saying that such responsibility should instead fall to elected...

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