Keynote Speaker Joseph Tan, Ph.D.a
Professor Tan specializes in the innovative design, implementation and diffusion of advancing e-technology to improve health services delivery system efficiencies and effectiveness. Serving as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Health Information Systems & Informatics, IGI Global (www.igi-global.com), Professor Tan's research interests cut across multiple disciplines, with emphasis on the application of strategic e-business and e-health models to improve health systems operational efficiencies, individual or group decision effectiveness, and community health behaviors. He teaches health IT project management and special topics in eHealth. His current research focuses on assessing the impact of decision aids and e-learning mechanisms or promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy aging behaviors for chronically ill individuals, groups and populations.