Rajesh Mirani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
- Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management
- B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology
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.
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.
1) Information Technology for Business Transformation. 2) Management Information Systems.
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. (2015). The Benefits of Tracking Organizational Outcomes for Long-Term Systems Operations/Maintenance Tasks. Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI). 2015.
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).
Research in Progress
"Electronic Health Records and Hospital Readmissions" (On-Going)
"Keeping Software Operations/Maintenance Projects on Schedule: The Beneficial Effect of Tracked Organizational Outcomes"
Submitted for peer review to 'IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.'