Research

The following refereed publications represent the array of topics pursued by Western Michigan University faculty affiliated with the Center for Health Information Technology Advancement.

2013

  • Cure, Laila (2013). "Analytical Methods for Planning and Scheduling Daily Work in Inpatient Care Settings: Opportunities for Research and Practice." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 121.
  • Falan, Sharie and Han, Bernard (2013). "Did We Interpret the Same Thing?" International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, 24(1), 2-14.
  • Falan, Sharie and Han, Bernard (2013). "Relationships, Caring, and Near Misses: Michael's Story." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 54.
  • Han, Jofen and Wiley, Jo (2013). "Digital Illness Narratives: A New Form of Health Communication." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 47.
  • Rea, Alan (2013). "Challenges of Mobile Healthcare Application Security." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 119.
  • Sun, Xiaomeng and Falan, Sharie (2013). "What is Your Informatics Skills Level? — The Reliability of an Informatics Competency Measurement Tool." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 62.
  • Targowski, Andrew (2013). "The Principles of Good Health Care in the U.S. in the 2010s." Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology, 162.

2012

  • DeMello, J. and Deshpande S.P. (2012). "Factors Impacting Use of Information Technology by Physicians in Private Practice." International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 7(2), 17-28
  • Deshpande S.S. and Deshpande S.P. (2012). "Factors Impacting Career Satisfaction of Hospitalists." Health Care Manager, 31(4), 351.
  • Han, B. and Falan, S. (2012) “Integrating Health Information Technology with Relationship-centered Care: A New Move in Health Care.” (Editorial Notes) International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 7(2).

2011

  • DeMello, J. and Deshpande S.P. (2011). "Career Satisfaction of Psychiatrists." Psychiatric Services, 62, 1013-1018.
  • Deshpande S.P. and DeMello, J. (2011). "A Comparative Analysis of Factors that Hinder Primary Care Physicians’ and Specialist Physicians’ Ability to Provide High Quality Care." The Health Care Manager. 30,2, 172-178. 
  • Deshpande S.P. and Deshpande S.S. (2011). "Career Satisfaction of Surgical Specialties." Annals of Surgery, 253,5,1011-1016.
  • Deshpande, S.P. and Deshpande S.S. (2011). "Factors Impacting Perceived Threat of Malpractice Lawsuits by Various Medical Specialists." The Health Care Manager,30,1, 55-65.
  • Deshpande S.S. and Deshpande S.P. (2011). "An Empirical Investigation of the Differences between Male and Female Medical School Physicians." The Health Care Manager, 30, 4, 334-341. 
  • Falan, S. and Han, B. (2011). “Moving towards Efficient, Safe, and Meaningful Healthcare: Issues for Automation,” with International Journal of Electronic Healthcare, 6(1), 76-93. 
  • Falan, S. and Han, B. (2011). “Say Good-Bye to the Silos and Hello to Collaboration: A new Curriculum Approach,” Transactions of ICHITA-2011, 1(1) 108-115. 
  • Falan, S., Han, B. and Rea, A. (2011). "A Smart Consumer-Empowered Diabetes Education System (SCEDES): Integrating Human Wellbeing and Health Care in the Community Environment." AMCIS 2011 Proceedings on “A Renaissance of Information Technology for Sustainability and Global Competitiveness,” Paper 370.
  • Falan, S., Han, B., Zoeller, L., Roach, D., and Tarn, M. (2011) "Sustaining Healthcare through Waste Elimination: A Taxonomic Analysis with Case Illustrations." International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 6(4), 1-22.

2010

  • Deshpande S.P. and DeMello, J. (2010). "An Empirical Investigation of Factors Influencing Career Satisfaction of Primary Care Physicians." Journal of  the American Board of Family Medicine, 23, 6, 762-769.
  • Han, B. and Falan, S. (2010). "Developing Effective Health Information Technology Systems: One Step Beyond EMR/HER." Proceedings of Sustaining the Business of Health Care in America, Conference held by the Center for Sustaining Business Practices, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, September 25.

2009

  • Deshpande, S.P. (2009). "A Study of Ethical Decision Making by Physicians and Nurses in Hospitals." Journal of Business Ethics. 90, 387-397. 
  • Deshpande, S.P. and Joseph, J. (2009). "Impact of Emotional Intelligence, Ethical Climate, and Behavior of Peers on Ethical Behavior of Nurses." Journal of Business Ethics. 85: 403-410.

2008

  • Hudson, Paul and Palan, Kay M. (2008). "Emergency Care Group." Case Research Journal, 27, 3/4, 27-45

2006

  • Deshpande, S.P., Joseph, J., and Prasad, R. (2006). "Factors Impacting Ethical Behavior in Hospitals." Journal of Business Ethics.69, 207-216.

2003

  • Deshpande, S.P. (2003). "Labor Relations Strategies and Tactics in Hospital Elections." Health Care Manager, 22, 1, 52-54.
  • Deshpande, S.P. and Joseph Jacob (2003). "Decertification Elections in Health Care: Some Recent Evidence." Health Care Manager, 22, 2, 108-121.
  • Palthe, J. and Deshpande, S.P. (2003). "Union Certification Elections in Nursing Care Facilities." Health Care Manager, 22,4, 311-317.

2002

  • Deshpande, S.P. (2002). "The Impact of Union Elections on HRM Practices in Hospitals." Health Care Manager, 20, 4, 27-35. 

1997

  • Joseph, J. and Deshpande, S.P. (1997). "The Impact of Ethical Climate on Job Satisfaction of Nurses." Health Care Management Review, 22, 76-81.

1996

  • Deshpande, S.P., and Flanagan, D. (1996). "Union Certification Elections in Hospitals." Labor Studies Journal, Fall, 21, 3, 55-71. 
  • Joseph, J. and Deshpande, S.P. (1996). "An Empirical Investigation of Factors Affecting Ethical Optimism of Nurses." Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 15, 4, 21-35. 

1994

  • Deshpande, S. P., and Flanagan, D. (1994). "Determinants of Union Victory in the Health Care Sector." Health Care Management Review, 19, 3, 64-69. 

1992

  • Deshpande, S. P. and Schoderbek, P.P. (1992). "Pay Allocations by Hospital Managers: An Empirical Analysis." Hospital and Health Services Administration. 37:3, 321-332.