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Rajesh Mirani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 458
Phone: 410.837.5261
E-mail: rmirani@ubalt.edu
Personal Web Site: www.mirani.us

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology
  • Bio

    Rajesh Mirani is Associate Professor of information systems. His current research interests are oriented towards performance and public policy implications of infrastructural IT projects, including electronic health records in hospitals, and ‘steady state’ IT investments in the federal government. His recent research publications have appeared in outlets such as ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, International Journal of Information Management, Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research, and Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. Dr. Mirani is a 2013 recipient of the Mary and William G. Baker Faculty Fellowship Award. Currently, he is Co-Chair of the UB-Towson MBA Redesign Committee. He holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Research Interests

    1) Business-IT alignment. 2) Project performance in public sector IT initiatives. 3) Hospital adoption and outcomes of electronic health records (EHR). 4) IT offshoring governance and management.

  • Teaching Interests

    1) Information Technology for Business Transformation. 2) Management Information Systems.

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2015). The Influence of EHR Implementation on Hospital Readmissions Rates and Mortality Scores: Preliminary FIndings. Journal of Healthcare Information Management. 29(2),

    Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2014). The Medicare Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program: First Year Adoption Response from Inpatient Hospitals. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce/Taylor & Francis. 24(4), 388-401.

    Mirani, R. (2014). In Pursuit of Institutional Legitimation: Structuration of an Offshoring Decision. Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research/Taylor & Francis. 16(2), 70-90.

    Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2013). Business Benefits or Incentive Maximization? Impacts of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program at Acute Care Hospitals. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 4(4), 20-38.

    Mirani, R. (2013). A Case Study of Morphogenetic Change in Longitudinal Offshoring. International Journal of Information Management. 33(4), 663-673.

    Conference Proceedings

    Mirani, R. (2015). The Benefits of Tracking Organizational Outcomes for Long-Term Systems Operations/Maintenance Tasks. Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI). 2015.

    Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2013). The Medicare/Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program: Response from Acute Care Hospitals. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD).

    Presentations

    Mirani, R. 2015 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Conference, "The Benefits of Tracking Organizational Outcomes for Long-Term Systems Operations/Maintenance Tasks," Decision Sciences Institute, Cambridge, MA. (2015).

    Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Winter 2013 Conference, "The Medicare/Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program: Response from Acute Care Hospitals," International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), Orlando, Florida. (2013).

    Research in Progress

    "An Empirical Assessment of Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts as Effective Marketing Information Literacy Tools." (Writing Results)

    "Electronic Health Records and Hospital Readmissions" (On-Going)

    "The Feedback Effect of Tracking Organizational Outcomes in Long-Term Systems Operations/Maintenance Tasks"