Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

High quality data and health informatics are increasingly central to addressing complex women’s health issues. FIU Business professors Min Chen and Cynthia LeRouge shared several high impact examples with members of the Think Tank for Women in Business & Technology, held virtually on December 15, 2020. The international panel “Women’s Health: What Technologies Should We […]

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

As the result of rising medication costs, patients often stop following medical treatment plans and fail to get better. Without detailed information, medical practitioners can do little to help. A recommender system, an emerging tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to identify a medication that matches healthcare goals with the patient’s budget, could help […]

Arun Rai

MIS Quarterly editor-in-chief, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, shares insights on publishing success.

Speaking from his experience as the editor-in-chief of a top journal in the information systems field, Arun Rai, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, guided FIU Business faculty members and PhD students through the fine points of successfully preparing research for publication. From formulating the correct research problem through […]

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FIU Business welcomes seven new faculty across four academic departments for Fall 2020.

FIU Business welcomed seven new faculty members across four academic departments for fall 2020, strengthening its position as a leader in business education and research. Michael (Minye) Tang has joined the FIU Business as an assistant professor of accounting. Tang, who earned his PhD from the University of Rochester, was previously an assistant professor of […]

FIU COVID-19 Datathon offers solutions to the challenge of campus repopulation.

FIU COVID-19 Datathon offers solutions to the challenge of campus repopulation.

An AI powered wearable device, a plan to supply personal protection equipment and a solution to optimize class scheduling took the top prizes in the FIU ATOM COVID-19 Datathon, held from July 24 to August 2, 2020. The competition, hosted by the FIU Business ATOM Think Tank to develop technology-driven solutions for repopulating the campus, attracted 51 students from throughout FIU. […]

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World leading information systems scholar inducted into dean’s circle of distinguished research fellows at FIU Business

Arun Rai, one of the world’s leading scholars in the field of information systems, has been inducted as a member of the Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows at FIU Business. The Dean’s Distinguished Research Fellow initiative promotes collaboration between FIU Business faculty and students and the world’s top scholars in pursuit of relevant and […]

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

As rising costs, physician shortages and patients’ demand for convenient services continue to strain today’s healthcare system, a telemedicine innovation promises to reduce that strain in real time, according to a new study from FIU Business. The study looked at Virtual Care Centers (VCC), which provide patient-initiated, on-demand primary and urgent care services for common […]

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Skyrocketing spending and excess costs in the healthcare industry can be reduced by deterrence-driven algorithms, innovative auditing methods that focus on increasing overall deterrence of waste and abuse in the long run. FIU Business research found that these are based on the concept of “sentinel effect” by which, once a set of practitioners is audited, […]

New FIU Business Master’s programs offer training in business analytics, cybersecurity.

New FIU Business Master’s programs offer training in business analytics, cybersecurity.

With an expanding need for technology leaders in South Florida, FIU Business has created two new specialty tracks for its Master of Science in Information Systems: Business Analytics and Business Cybersecurity. The Master of Science track in Business Analytics is currently admitting students to its first cohort, to start in Fall 2019. It is offered […]

Sculpting Data at FIU Business: students learn to parse a real company’s torrent of information.

Sculpting Data at FIU Business: students learn to parse a real company’s torrent of information.

  Many businesses sell on Amazon. And SellersFunding, which provides loans and capital to small businesses, wanted to find the stars among the small-marketplace online merchants, and identify which might be good investment opportunities. They turned to the students in Assistant Professor Tala Mirzaei’s Business Analytics Applications class to find out. It was a unique […]