Invited talk at the Medical School of University of Rochester (Nov 2012)
Presentation at 10th Annual Southeast Health Economics Study Group (SHESG) conference (Oct 2012)
Presentation at Medicine 2.0 conference at Harvard Medical School (Sept 2012)
(the American Society for Health Economists) 4th Biennial Conference at
Univ. of Minnesota (July 2012)
Met many brilliant people from medical schools and school of public health, and started several collaborations.
Recent Research Recognition/Media Mentioning
I won a National Science Foundation CAREER award with a grant of $417,108 to study innovative mechanisms in improving healthcare quality transparency and informing consumer choice.
Quote from NSF website: "The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research."
Smith School coverage
My research is cited at the National
Public Radio (NPR):
Reuters health on doctor ratings
Media coverage--the Washington Post, 2012
Our doctor rating research is profiled in the "health and science" section of the Washington Post, July 3rd of the print version. Just in time for the holiday.
CHOM Best Paper Award, 2012
Our paper "Life is all About Timing: An Examination of Differences in Treatment Quality for Trauma Patients Based on Hospital Arrival Time" is selected the finalist for the College of Health Operations Management (CHOM) Best Paper Award, out of 125 submissions. Thanks to my co-authors David Anderson and Professor Bruce Golden.
Diana Forsythe Award 2012
Our paper "Evolving Work Routines: Adaptive Routinization of Information Technology in Healthcare," published at Information Systems Research, 2011, is selected as a finalist for the 2012 Diana Forsythe Award. This Award is sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), to recognize outstanding published work at the intersection of medical informatics and the social sciences. Thanks to my co-authors JM Goh and Ritu Agarwal.
Dingman Center Best Paper Award, 2011
Our paper "The Value of Trust Seals for Online Entrepreneurs" won the Best Working Paper Award (first place) by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Research Awards Competition, 2011. Thanks to my co-authors Koray Ozpolat, Wolfgang Jank, and Siva Viswanathan.
Conference organization, etc
Facebook Group on Health IT, 2012
I started a Facebook Group on Health IT on behalf of AIS. Please check it out and join if you are interested.
I am organizing the third annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) (co-organized with Professors Ritu Agarwal and Jeff McCullough) which will be held on Oct 5-6 in Washington DC.
WHITE 2010: Click here for details of the first WHITE in Washington DC on Oct 8-9 2010 . Photo gallery here.
WHITE 2011: Click here for details of the second WHITE in Washington DC on Oct 8-9 2010 . Photo gallery here.
I serve as a track chair on health IT in AMCIS 2012 (together with Professors Richard Klein and Nirup Menon) to be held in Seattle, Aug 9-12, 2012.
check here for the call for proposal. Your submissions welcome!
I serve as a track chair on health IT in PACIS 2012 (with Professor Sharon Tan of NUS) to be held from July 11 to July 15, 2012 in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
Policy and Internet
I am serving as a guest editor of the special issue on eHealth (with Dr. Rik Crutzen) at the journal of Policy&Internet, published by the Berkeley Electronic Press. Here is the Call for paper
I served as a track chair on health IT (together with Professors Nirup Menon and Mark Gaynor) at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), held in Detroit, Aug 4-8, 2011.
I was invited to talk at Health Informatics Pulse (HIP), the DC Health 2.0 event in Bethesda on Oct 21, 2010. The organization has 600+ active members who are health IT practitioners in the greater DC Metro area. They just posted the video on Youtube( Link ). Thanks Jen and Mike! Please check out other speakers too!