Publications and Reports

CHIDS researchers have a proven publication track-record with many papers accepted for journal publication and presentations at industry and academic conferences. The following are examples of some of the research produced by the faculty, fellows and students affiliated with CHIDS.

2013

Agarwal R, Anderson C, Zarate J, Ward C, If We Offer it, Will They Accept? Factors Affecting Patient Use Intentions of Personal Health Records and Secure MessagingJ Med Internet Res 2013;15(2):e43.

Yahav I, Barnes S, Golden B, Wasil E. Early Detection of Bioterrorism: Monitoring Disease Diffusion Through A Multilayered Network. 2013 IIE Annual Conference Proceedings. January 2013. * ISERC Best Paper Award for Modeling and Simulation Track.

Bjarnadóttir M, Czerwinski D. Active Vaccine and Drug Surveillance Operations Research and Health Care Policy, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science Volume 190, 2013, pp 251-279. 2013.

2012

Agarwal R, Anderson C, Crowley K, et al. Improving Consumer Health IT Application Development: Lessons From Other Industries, Background Report. (Prepared by Westat, under Contract No. HHSA290200900023I.) Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. May 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0065-EF.

Barnes, S., B. Golden, E. Wasil. Exploring the Effects of Network Structure and Healthcare Worker Behavior on the Transmission of Hospital-Acquired Infections. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering 2:1-15. 2012.

Barnes, S., B. Golden, S. Price. Applications of Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation to Healthcare Operations Management. Chapter to appear in an upcoming book on Healthcare Operations Management to be published by Springer. 2012.

Designing Consumer Health IT: A Guide for Developers and Systems Designers. (Prepared by Westat under Contract No. HHSA290200900023I.) AHRQ Publication No. 12-0066-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 2012. (PDF, 3 MB).

Gordon Gao, McCullough, J., Agarwal, R., and Jha, A. A Changing Landscape of Physician Quality Reporting: Analysis of Patients’ Online Ratings of Their Physicians Over a 5-Year Period, Journal of Medical Internet Research; 14(1): e38. 2012.

Kislaya Prasad, Chad Konchak. Incorporating social network effects into cost-effectiveness analysis: a methodological contribution with application to obesity prevention. BMJ Open, 2(6) Oct 2012.

Mishra A, Agarwal R, Anderson C, Angst C, Digitizing Healthcare: The Ability and Motivation of Physician Practices and Their Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems, Information Systems Research, September 2012 23:738-760.

X. Xu, H-H. Teo, B. Tan, and R. Agarwal. Effects of Individual Self-Protection, Industry Self-Regulation, and Government Regulation on Privacy Concerns: A Study of Location-Based Services. Information Systems Research, April 2012.

2011

G. Gao, B. Greenwood, J. McCullough, and R. Agarwal. The Digital Soapbox: The Information Value of Online Physician Ratings, Conference on Information Systems and Technology, INFORMS, Charlotte, NC, November 11-12, 2011.

C. L. Anderson, R. Agarwal. The Digitization of Healthcare: Boundary Risks, Emotion, and Consumer Willingness to Disclose Personal Health Information, Information Systems Research, 2011

Gordon Gao, Brad Greenwood, Jeff McCullough and Ritu Agarwal. Biases of Online Doctor Ratings, Informs Healthcare Conference, 2011

Gordon Gao, Ravi Aron and Praveen Pathak . IT Automation and Efficiency in healthcare, Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), 2011

Johnson CM, Johnston D, Crowley PK, et al. EHR Usability Toolkit: A Background Report on Usability and Electronic Health Records (Prepared by Westat under Contract No. HHSA 290-2009-00023I). AHRQ Publication No. 11-0084-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 2011.

Barnes, S., A. Harris, B. Golden, E. Wasil, J. Furuno. Contribution of interfacility patient movement to overall methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence levels. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 32(11):1073-1078. 2011

Barnes, S., B. Golden, E. Wasil, J. Furuno, A. Harris. An Application of Factorial Design to Compare the Relative Effectiveness of Hospital Infection Control Measures. In: S. Jain, R.R. Creasey, J. Himmelspach, K.P. White, and M. Fu (eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, 1283-1294. 2011

2010

Kislaya Prasad, Gary M. Fournier and Mary Burke. Physician Social Networks and Regional Variation in Medical Practice”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 73 (2010), pp. 418-432. 2010

P. E. Manicone, Z. Waldman, R. J. Kern, M. Sharron, S. Basu, J. Goh, G. Gao, R. Agarwal, B. Jacobs. Physician Documentation Quality: A Comparison of the Electronic and Paper Medical Records for Completeness and Readability in a Tertiary Care Pediatric Medical Center.), Pediatrics Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Vancouver, May 1-4, 2010.

J. Khuntia, R. Agarwal, S. Mithas, and O. Lin. How Economic and Institutional Factors Affect Electronic Medical Records Adoption, Conference on Information Systems and Technology, INFORMS, Austin, TX, November 6-7, 2010.

Gordon Gao, Brad Greenwood, Jeff McCullough and Ritu Agarwal. A Preliminary Study on Doctor Ratings Online, Workshop on Information Systems Economics (WISE), 2010

Gordon Gao, Jeff McCullough and Ritu Agarwal. The landscape of Doctor Ratings, 27th Annual Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) Symposium, 2010

Barnes, S., B. Golden, E. Wasil. A Dynamic Patient Network Model of Hospital-Acquired Infections. In: B. Johansson, S. Jain, J. Montoya-Torres, J. Hugan, & E. Ycesan (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, 2249-2260. 2010

Barnes, S., B Golden, E. Wasil. MRSA Transmission Reduction using Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation. INFORMS Journal on Computing 22(4):635-646. 2010.

Kislaya Prasad, Gary M. Fournier and Mary Burke. Physician Social Networks and Regional Variation in Medical Practice, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 73 (2010), pp. 418-432. 2010.

Yihan Guan, Margret Bjarnadottir. Statistical tradeoff in real-time post-marketing drug surveillance: Lessons learned from monitoring cost in healthcare claims data, Proceedings of the 5td INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics (DM-HI 2010). 2010.

2009

M.A. Burke, G. Fournier, K. Prasad,"Geographic variations in a model of physician treatment choice with social interactions",Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, December 2009.

C.M. Angst, and R. Agarwal, "Adoption of Electronic Health Records in the Presence of Privacy Concerns: The Elaboration Likelihood Model and Individual Persuasion", MIS Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 2, June 2009, 339-370.

C. L. Anderson and R. Agarwal, "Genetic Information Altruists: How Far and to Whom Does Their Generosity Extend?" International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 2009.

J. Khuntia, S. Mithas, R. Agarwal, "Information Technology and Life Expectancy: A Country Level Analysis", 30th International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 2009.

G. Gao, J. McCullough, R. Agarwal and C. Angst, "Unpacking the Health IT adoption paradox", Workshop on Information Systems Economics (WISE), 2009.

G. Gao, J. McCullough, R. Agarwal, and A. Jha, "Online doctor ratings: meaning and application," International Health Economics Association Conference (iHEA), 2009.

J.M. Goh, G. Gao, and R. Agarwal, "Health IT's impact on hospital efficiency and quality", International Health Economics Association Conference (iHEA), 2009.

R. Agarwal, B. Jacobs, J.M. Goh, G. Gao, P. Manicone, C. Corriveau, "The Impact of a Computerized Documentation System on Clinical Routines in a Pediatrics Hospital," AMIA Spring Congress 2009.

J.M. Goh, G. Gao, R. Agarwal, "Impact of On-line Health Communities on Patient’s with Rare Disease", Annual Conference on Statistical Challenges in E-Commerce, Carnegie-Mellon University, May 2009.

Lin, O., Mithas, S., Agarwal, R., Weissman, M., and Jacobs, B.R. "Electronic Medical Record Adoption in Pediatric Physician Offices," Council on Clinical Information Technology Poster Session in the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition (Oct 17-20), American Academy of Pediatrics, Washington, D.C., 2009.

"The Impact of Clinical Documentation System: A Routines Perspective." INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 11-14, 2009.

"Impact of Online Health Communities on Patients with Rare Disease." Fifth Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, May 30-31, 2009.

"The Impact of a Computerized Documentation System on Clinical Routines in a Pediatrics Hospital." American Medical Informatics Association Spring Congress, Orlando, May 28-30, 2009.

"Implementation of a Computerized Clinical Documentation System (CCDS) in a Tertiary Care Pediatric Medical Center: A Longitudinal Survey of Users." Pediatrics Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Baltimore, May 2-5, 2009.

"Time Motion Analysis of Consultations in a Pediatric Tertiary Care Medical Center Before and After Implementation of a Computerized Clinical Documentation System (CCDS)." Pediatrics Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Baltimore, May 2-5, 2009.

"Going Paperless: Information Technology's Impact on Daily Routines in Health Care." 7th World Congress on Health Economics, IHEA, Beijing, July 12-15, 2009.

2008

C.M. Angst, R. Agarwal, and J. Dowling, “An Empirical Examination of the Importance of Defining the PHR for Research and for Practice,” Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikaloa, HI, January 7-10, 2008.

J.M. Goh and R. Agarwal, “Taking Charge of Your Health: The Drivers of Enrollment and Continued Participation in Online Health Intervention Programs,” Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikaloa, HI, January 7-10, 2008.

J. Kuruzovich, S. Farwaj, C.M. Angst, and R. Agarwal, “The Role of Communication in Patient Service Level: A Study of Wireless VoIP and the Integration with a Nurse Call System,´ forthcoming, Computers, Informatics, Nursing (CIN), 2008.

Angst, C. M. (2008). “www.YourEntireMedicalHistoryOnline.com, Why Digital Health Records May Save Lives and Money,” by Carol Elliott, Notre Dame Business, Winter 2008. (Interviewed for article)

2007

Burkom, H. S., Murphy, S. P., and Shmueli, G. (2007). "Automated Time Series Forecasting for Biosurveillance", Statistics in Medicine, vol 26, no. 22, pp. 4202-4218.

Shmueli, G., and Burkom, H. S.(2007). "Statistical Challenges in Modern Biosurveillance", Technometrics (special issue on Anomaly Detection), forthcoming. Lotze, T., Murphy, S. P., and Shmueli, G.(2007). "Preparing Biosurveillance Data for Classic Monitoring", Advances in Disease Surveillance, forthcoming.

Lotze, T. and Shmueli, G.(2007). "On the relationship between forecast accuracy and detection performance: An application to biosurveillance"

Yahav, I. and Shmueli, G. (2007)."Evaluating Directionally-Sensitive Multivariate Control Charts with an Application to Biosurveillance"

Lotze T., Shmueli G, and Yahav, I.(2007) "Project Mimic: Simulation for Syndromic Surveillance", INFORMS, Seattle Nov 2007

Yahav, I, Shmueli G. and Lotze T., "On Detecting Disease Outbreaks: Univariate and Multivariate Analysis", INFORMS, Seattle Nov 2007

Anderson, C., Mishra, A., Agarwal, R. & Angst, C. M. (2007). “Digitizing Healthcare: The Ability and Motivation of Physician Practices and Their Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), December 9-12, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Agarwal, R., & Angst, C. M. (2007). “Isolating the Effects of Health IT on Performance: Empirical Test of Complementarities and Learning,” Proceedings of the INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 4-7, Seattle, WA.

Agarwal, R., Barrett, M., Angst, C. M., Currie, W., & Labkoff, S. (2007). “Transforming the Practice and Delivery of Healthcare through Information Technology,” The Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM), August 3-8, Philadelphia, PA.

Angst, C. M. & Agarwal, R. (2007). “An Empirical Examination of the Importance of Defining the PHR for Research and for Practice.” 24th Annual Human-Computer Interaction Lab Symposium, University of Maryland: Health Informatics in an Aging Population Workshop, June 1, 2007.

Angst, C. M. (2007). “Has Your Doctor's Office Adapted to the 21st Century?” Maryland Public Television – Smith Business Close-Up, March 22, 2007.

Angst, C. M. (2007). “Isolating the Effects of Health IT on Performance: Empirical Test of Complementarities and Learning,” Notre Dame Management Seminar Series, November 2, 2007, Notre Dame, IN.

2006

Angst, C. M., & Agarwal, R. (2006). Getting Personal About Electronic Health Records: Modeling the beliefs of personal health record users and non-users, Working Paper.

Angst, C. M., Agarwal, R., & Downing, J. (2006). An Empirical Examination of the Importance of Defining the PHR for Research and for Practice, Working Paper.

Angst, C. M. & Agarwal, R. (2006). Overcoming Personal Barriers to Adoption When Technology Enables Information to be Available to Others, Working Paper.

Ma, M., & Agarwal, R. (2006). "With a Little Help from Strangers: Social Support and Smoking Cessation in Online Communities," (Working Paper). College Park, MD: Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS).

Kuruzovich, J., Angst, C. M., Faraj, S., & Agarwal, R. (2006). Wireless Communication’s Role in Patient Response Time: A Study of Vocera Integration with a Nurse Call System. (White Paper). College Park, MD: Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS)

Agarwal, R. & Angst, C. M. (2006). Technology-Enabled Transformations in Health Care: Early Findings on Personal Health Records and Individual Use, In D. Galletta & P. Zhang (Eds.), Human-Computer Interaction and Management Information Systems: Applications (Vol. 5). Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.

2005

Yale, K. P., Fannin, M. & Angst, C. M. (2005). The Role of Health Information Technology in Medicare and Medicaid Disease Management. Presented at SINI – Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, MD, July 22, 2005

Angst, C. M., & Agarwal, R. (2005). Cognitive Schemas and Electronic Personal Health Records: Making “Sense” of New IT in Health Care, Working Paper.

Angst, C.M. & Angst, W.P. (2005). Putting the Power at Consumers' Fingertips: Distribution of Personal Health Records for Maximum Utility. Presented at TEPR, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 14-18, 2005.

Yun, S., Faraj, S., Xiao, Y., & Sims, H. P. (2005). "Leadership and Coordination in a Trauma Resuscitation Team," Advances in the Interdisciplinary Study of Work Teams, Vol. 8. JAI Press.

Angst, C. M., & Agarwal, R. (2005). Gestational Use and Its Effect on Early System Use and Usage Growth Trajectories: A Longitudinal Analysis Investigating Change in Technology Use Over Time. Working Paper.

Angst, C. M., & Agarwal, R. (2005). Patients Take Control: Empowering People with Personal Health Records, Working Paper.

2004

Lacroix, Z., Raschid, L., and Vidal, M. (2004). Efficient Techniques to Explore Paths in Life Science Data Sources. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Data Integration in the Life Sciences, Leipzig, Germany, March 2004.

Fienberg, S. E. and Shmueli, G. (2004). Statistical Issues and Challenges Associated with Rapid Detection of Bioterrorist Attacks. Statistics in Medicine, December. Angst, C. M. (2004). Patients' Perceived Value of Using a Personal Health Record. Presented at TEPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 17-21, 2004.

Angst, C. M., & Agarwal, R. (2004). Central and Peripheral Routes to Faithful Technology Usage. Presented at DIGIT 2004, December 12, 2004.

Agarwal, R, Angst, C. M., & Sambamurthy, V. (2004). It’s Not To Whom You Go, It’s Who You Know: Social Referents and Normative and Informational Influence in Technology Acceptance Attitudes and Behaviors. Presented at INFORMS, CIST Conference, Denver, CO, October 23-27, 2004.

2002

Angst, C. M. (2002). An Apple (or PC) a Day - Keeps the Doctor Away: Usage of an electronic tool for personal health management: A ‘Task-Technology Fit’ theory application. Presented at CERAM Ph.D/Faculty Consortium, Nice, France, Oct. 28.