Thomas Wan

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Previous studies show that the healthcare industry lags behind many other economic sectors in the adoption of information technology. The purpose of this study is to understand differences in structural characteristics between providers that do and that do not adopt Health Information Technology (HIT) applications. Publicly available secondary data were(More)
High Dynamic Range displays offer higher brightness, higher contrast, better color reproduction and lower power consumption compared to conventional displays available today. In addition to these benefits, it is possible to leverage the unique design of HDR displays to overcome many of the calibration and lifetime degradation problems of liquid crystal(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between hypothesized pain behaviors in the elderly and a measurement model of pain derived from the Minimum Data Set-Resident Assessment Instrument (MDS-RAI) 2.0 items. METHODS This work included a longitudinal cohort recruited from Medicare-certified longterm care facilities across(More)
PURPOSE This study examines the integration effects on efficiency and financial viability of the top 100 integrated healthcare networks (IHNs) in the United States. THEORY A contingency-strategic theory is used to identify the relationship of IHNs' performance to their structural and operational characteristics and integration strategies. METHODS The(More)
PURPOSE To examine if a concomitant relationship exists between cognition and pain in an elderly population residing in long-term care. BACKGROUND/SIGNIFICANCE Prior research has found that cognitive load mediates interpretation of a stimulus. In the presence of decreased cognitive capacity as with dementia, the relationship between cognition and(More)
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