Positive and objective information are key for online petitions, FIU Business study reveals.

Positive and objective information are key for online petitions, FIU Business study reveals.

Whether they support a cause or a candidate, online petitions must have a positive tone in their messages and move away from complaining and moralizing in order to succeed, research from FIU Business finds. “Today, campaign messages are overwhelmingly negative, but people don’t like negative messages, and these reduce the chance for actual success of […]

Digital blocks of information share data and break with traditional networks.

Blockchain: sharing data and breaking with traditional networks.

Blockchain as a technology is seeing tremendous innovation and is impacting almost all industries from supply chain to gaming and, perhaps the most recognizable, cryptocurrency. There are significant differences emerging in how it’s applied across different sectors, experts told FIU Business students during a lunch and learn session presented by the Department of Information Systems […]

Telecommuting positively impacts job performance, FIU Business study reveals.

Telecommuting contributes to improved job performance for employees in complex jobs, allowing them to benefit from fewer interruptions common in an office setting, research from FIU Business finds. Overall, telecommuting has little negative impact on performance, even in jobs that require frequent interaction and communication with others. “We find that for most job characteristics we […]

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine holds great promise to address a wide range of health issues in Latin America. Yet in spite of its strong potential benefits, its use hasn’t reached broad national and regional levels. Research from FIU Business indicates that increased adoption of telemedicine – caring for patients remotely, often through a secure video connection – in […]

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Hospitals participating in Health Information Exchanges (HIE) saw reduced 30-day readmission rates in heart attack patients, leading to cost-savings and improvements in patient care, FIU Business researchers found. The study, published in the February issue of Health Affairs, analyzed data from 160 Florida hospitals and found that HIE participants saw a 1.3 percent greater decline […]

Inaugural meeting of advisory boards for the Hollo School of Real Estate and Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

FIU Business attracts prominent business leaders to advise its real estate programs.

FIU’s College of Business has established two advisory boards for its specialized real estate programs, bringing together an impressive roster of individuals representing different sectors of the real estate marketplace. The Hollo Real Estate Advisory Board and the Bain Real Estate Council will promote collaborations between the business community and students as well as increase […]

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing markets in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the fourth quarter of 2018, but less so than during the same period in 2017, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. “The market in Miami-Dade and Broward in general is expected to do […]

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing market in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. In each county, the index suggests what is likely to happen to home pricing in the next year for single-family and condominiums, […]

Celebrating determination and achievement, College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Fall 2018 commencement.

Celebrating determination and achievement, College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Fall 2018 commencement.

Perseverance is a word that binds five of the College of Business’ newest alumni. They have accomplished extraordinary things in their lives and during their time at FIU, often against great odds, making them “Worlds Ahead” graduates. “Many of our students have shown they are Worlds Ahead by taking responsibility for improving our world,” FIU […]

Torch Award recognizes distinguished FIU College of Business alumni.

Torch Award recognizes distinguished FIU College of Business alumni.

Four College of Business alumni will be honored with the 17th annual Torch Award, given to leaders who exemplify the best of FIU and serve as an inspiration to all. This year’s FIU Business torchbearers are: Alumna of the Year Diane M. Faulconer (’74, MS ’74) Former nurse and healthcare executive, philanthropist   Entrepreneurial Leadership […]