Niam Yaraghi

Asst. Professor

Locator Code:
6540

 
About

Biography

Niam Yaraghi is an Assistant Professor of Business Technology at Miami Herbert Business School, and a non-resident Fellow in the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology Innovation.

Niam's research is focused on the economics of health information technologies. In particular, Niam studies the business models and policy structures that incentivize interoperability and sharing of health information among patients, providers, payers and regulators. Niam's research has appeared in leading business journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Production and Operations Management, as well as top-tier health policy and informatics journals including Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, and Milbank Quarterly.

He regularly consults with various companies and platforms in the healthcare industry and is a sought-after expert and speaker on issues related to health information technology in media and at industry conferences.

Niam has a B.Sc in Industrial Engineering from the Isfahan University of Technology in Iran, and a M.Sc from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. He received his Ph.D. in Management Science & Systems from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Career

Education

Ph.D. Management Science and Systems State University of New York at Buffalo
M.Sc. Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
B.Sc. Industrial Engineering Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Health information technology

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Health information technology

Professional Experience

2017 - 2020Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Business
Research

Publications

Venkatesan, S, Valecha, R., Yaraghi, N., Rao, R. Influence in Social Media: An Investigation of Tweets Spanning the 2011 Egyptian Social Movement (MIS Quarterly. forthcoming).


Yaraghi, N., West, D,. Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. (How) Did Attack Advertisements Increase Affordable Care Act Enrollments? (15(2): e0228185 PLOS ONE. 2020).


Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. Catching Them Red-handed: Optimizing the Nursing Homes’ Rating System 7 (10(2) ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 2019).


Yaraghi, N, Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. Doctor's Orders or Patient’s Preferences? Examining the Role of Physicians in Patients’ Privacy Decisions on Health Information Exchange Platforms 928-952 (20(7) Journal of the Association for Information Systems. 2019).


Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. The Role of HIPAA Omnibus Rules in Reducing the Frequency of Medical Data Breaches: Insights from an Empirical Study 144-166 (96(1) The Milbank Quarterly. 2018).


Yaraghi, N., Wang, W., Gao, G., Agarwal, R. How Online Quality Ratings Influence Patients’ Choice of Medical Providers: A Controlled Experimental Survey Study e99 (20(30) Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018).


Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. Winning at All Costs: Analysis of Inflation in Nursing Homes’ Rating System 215-233 (27(2) Production & Operations Management. 2018).


Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Singh, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. Do Health Information Exchanges Deter Repetition of Medical Services? 2 (8(1) ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 2017).


Yaraghi, N. An Empirical Analysis of the Financial Benefits of Health Information Exchange in Emergency Departments 1169–1172 (22(6) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2015).


Yaraghi, N., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R., Singh, R. Drivers of Information Disclosure on Health Information Exchange Platforms: Insights from an Exploratory Empirical Study 1183-1186 (22(6) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2015).


Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. Health Information Exchange as a MultiSided Platform: Adoption, Usage and Practice Involvement in Service Co-Production 1-8 (26(1) Information Systems Research. 2015).


Yaraghi, N., Tabesh, P., Guan, P., Zhuang, J. Comparison of AHP and Monte Carlo AHP Under Different Levels of Uncertainty 122–132 (62(1) IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 2015).


Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R., Singh, R., Singh, G. Professional and Geographical Network Effects on Healthcare Information Exchange Growth: Does Proximity Really Matter? 671–678 (21(4) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2014).


Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. Network Effects in Health Information Exchange Growth 1 (4(1) ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 2013).