Track Description
Health information systems (HIS) have attracted significant attention from researchers worldwide over the last decade. HIS promise better, cost-efficient and patient-centric healthcare through widespread sharing of authorized data and promoting proactive involvement by patients to sustain their own well-being. There is some early evidence that HIS, in isolation and in combination, impact care provision and administrative processes, enhance care quality, reduce healthcare costs and facilitate information sharing across organizational boundaries. However, researchers have not found consistent results and the context of examination is still central in understanding research findings. Additionally, national and regional governments worldwide have introduced several initiatives around technology use, data integration, privacy, payment models and access to care, and the commercial sector has launched several innovations in the consumer sector, which make it easier to track and consolidate individual-level data. Increasing standardization in the healthcare industry and the widespread use of HIS among health care providers, payers and consumers have enabled the creation of large datasets, which lend themselves well to predictive modeling.

This track provides a forum for presenting and discussing original research highlighting the opportunities and challenges related to the role of IT in delivering 21st century healthcare. We invite empirical, analytical, conceptual and design orientated submissions that leverage the multiple perspectives of information systems in the healthcare sector.

Track Chairs
Abhay Mishra
Guo Xitong
Till Winkler


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A Realist Evaluation of the Sustainability of Disease Surveillance Intervention Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Bashir Mustapha, American University of Nigeria
Olumide Babatope Longe, American University of Nigeria
Muhammadou M.O. Kah, American University of Nigeria

Adapting Ethnography for Design Research: Lessons Learnt from Design of Mobile Systems for Rural Health Care in Ethiopia

Rahel Bekele, Addis Ababa University
Tesfaye Biru, Mentor Knowledge Solutions
Johannes Sametinger, Johannes Kepler University
Iris Groher, Johannes Kepler University
Christiane Floyd, University of Hamburg
Gustav Pomberger, Johannes Kepler University

Addressing Health Misinformation Dissemination on Mobile Social Media

Rui Gu, University of International Business and Economics
Yili Kevin Hong, Arizona State University

Classifying Mental Health Conditions Via Symptom Identification: A Novel Deep Learning Approach

Elena Davcheva, Technical University Darmstadt

Cluster Evolution Analysis of Congestive Heart Failure Patients

Roni Ramon-Gonen, Bar-Ilan University
Ofir Ben-Assuli, Ono Academic College
Tsipi Heart, Ono Academic College
Nir Shlomo, Sheba Medical Center
Robert Klempfner, Sheba Medical Center

Collaborative Innovation in Healthcare: Boundary Resources for Peripheral Actors

Margunn Aanestad, University of Agder
Polyxeni Vassilakopoulou, University of Agder
Egil Øvrelid, University of Oslo

Effects of Expert- and User-Generated Evaluations on Food Product Choices via a Food Literacy App

Jieun Shin, National University of Singapore
Hyelim Oh, National University of Singapore
Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore

Examining Effects of Fit between Patient Need and Social Support: A Deep Learning Based Multi-Label Classification Approach

Anqi Xu, University of Utah
Xiao Liu, University of Utah
Paul Jen-Hwa Hu, University of Utah

Examining the Theoretical Mechanisms Underlying Health Information Exchange Impact on Healthcare Outcomes: A Physician Agency Perspective

Fang Zhou, National University of Singapore
Qiu-Hong Wang, Singapore Management University
Hock Hai Teo, National University of Singapore

Exploring the Role of Cognitive Bias in Technology Acceptance by Physicians

Marius Mueller, University of Siegen
Frederike Marie Oschinsky, University of Siegen
Henrik Freude, University of Siegen
Caroline Reßing, University of Siegen
Michael Knop, University of Siegen

FeelFit – Design and Evaluation of a Conversational Agent to Enhance Health Awareness

Pascal Meier, University of Osnabrück
Jan Heinrich Beinke, University of Osnabrück
Christian Fitte, University of Osnabrück
Alina Behne, University of Osnabrück
Frank Teuteberg, University of Osnabrück

High-performance detection of epilepsy in seizure-free EEG recordings: A novel machine learning approach using very specific epileptic EEG sub-bands

Ricardo Buettner, Aalen University
Janek Frick, Aalen University
Thilo Rieg, Aalen University

How Information Technology Can Help in the Fight Against an Opioid Epidemic: An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of E-Prescribing on Opioid Overdoses

Nakyung Kyung, KAIST College of Business
Sanghee Lim, The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

How Online Patient–Physician Interaction Influences Patient Satisfaction

Xiaofei Zhang, Nankai University
Yi Wu, Tianjin University
Joe Valacich, University of Arizona
Jeffrey Jenkins, BYU
Kai Li, Nankai University

Machine Learning Approach for Foot-side Classification using a Single Wearable Sensor

Jungyeon Choi, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Jong-hoon Youn, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Christian Haas, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Physicians’ Social Media Use and In-hospital Service Quality: An Empirical Investigation

Xinyu Zhu, City University of Hong Kong
Ji Wu, Sun Yat-sen University
J Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong

Procedural Knowledge Requirements in the Design of Genome Data Services

Anna Penninger, Freie Universität Berlin
Juho Lindman, University of Gothenburg

Resilience of Technology-Mediated Healthcare Ecosystems: A Relational Coordination Perspective

Iman Taani, National University of Singapore
Isam Faik, National University of Singapore

Tension Resolution and Sustaining Knowledge Flows in Online Communities

Tanner Skousen, University of Georgia
Hani Safadi, University of Georgia
Elena Karahanna, University of Georgia
Fouad Chebib, Mayo Clinic
Colleen Young, Mayo Clinic

Testing the Links from Fit to Effective Use to Impact: A Digital Hospital Case

Rebekah Eden, Queensland University of Technology
Andrew Burton-Jones, The University of Queensland
Raelene Donovan, Metro South Health

The (In)Effectiveness of Incentives - A Field Experiment on the Adoption of Personal Electronic Health Records

Marie Gabel, WWU University Muenster
J. Nils Foege, WWU Münster
Stephan Nüesch, University of Muenster

The Dynamic Impacts of Online Healthcare Community on Physician Altruism: A Hidden Markov Model

Kai Luo, National University of Singapore
Qiu-Hong Wang, Singapore Management University
Hock Hai Teo, National University of Singapore

The Impact of Probabilistic Classifiers on Appointment Scheduling with No-Shows

Michele Samorani, Santa Clara University
Shannon Harris, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Impacts of Patients’ Sentiment Trajectory Features on Their Willingness to Share in Online Support Groups

Yu-Wei Lin, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mehmet Eren Ahsen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Michael Shaw, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Sridhar Seshadri, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Role of Online Communities in Vaccine Controversies

Ghazaleh Aghili, McGill University
Liette Lapointe, McGill University

The Spillover Effects of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) Integration and Data Sharing on Opioids Prescribing Rate

Yufei SHEN, HEC Paris
Xitong Li, HEC Paris

Users’ Game Design Element Preferences in Health Behavior Change Support Systems for Physical Activity: A Best-Worst-Scaling Approach

Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Scott Thiebes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Sofia Schöbel, Information System
Ali Sunyaev, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Value Co-Creation and Challenges in EHR

Wei Xie, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Prashant Palvia, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Lakeisha Vance, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

When Do Patients Start Benefiting From Electronic Weak Ties? Empirical Examination of Online Social Capital Accumulation

Xuan Liu, East China University of Science and Technology
Shan Lin, East China University of Science and Technology
Yan Cheng, East China University of Science and Technology