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Research from 2016

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Could the Pharmaceutical Industry Benefit from Full-Scale Adoption of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology with New Regulations?, Alberto Coustasse DrPH, MD, MBA, MPH; Craig Kimble PharmD, MBA, MS, BCACP; Robert B. Stanton MBA, PharmD; and Mariah Naylor

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Is the Nationwide Health Information Network Feasible?, Tyler Godby, Christian Gomes, Jazmine Valle, and Alberto Coustasse

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Costs, Staffing, and Services of Assisted Living in the United States: A Literature Review, Amy Kisling, David P. Paul III, and Alberto Coustasse

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Personal Health Records: Beneficial or Burdensome for Patients and Healthcare Providers?, Melissa Lester, Samuel Boateng, Jane Stanley, and Alberto Coustasse

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The Qualitative and Quantitative Effects of Patient Centered Medical Home in the Veterans Health Administration, Samuel N. Lovejoy, Eric Stalnaker, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Telestroke: An Approach to the Shortage of Neurologists in Rural Areas, Sarah McSweeney, Jean Pritt, Angie Swearingen, and Alberto Coustasse

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Evaluation of Glucose Monitoring Technologies for Cost Effective and Quality Control/Management of Diabetes, David P. Paul III, Stacy Ashworth, Leslie Salyers, Sarah Saldanha, and Alberto Coustasse

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Medicare and the ACA: Shifting the paradigm of fraud detection, David P. Paul III, Sarah Clemente, Ronald McGrady, Rob Repass, and Alberto Coustasse

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Quality of Care and Profitability in Not-For-Profit Versus For-Profit Nursing Homes, David P. Paul III, Tyler Godby, Sarah Saldanha, Jazmine Valle, and Alberto Coustasse

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Big Data Management in United States Hospitals: Benefits and Barriers, Chad Schaeffer, Ariful Haque, Lawrence Booton, Jamey Halleck, and Alberto Coustasse

Research from 2015

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Use of Robots on Cardiac Surgery, Heath Ashford, Alex Hunter, Connie Phung, and Alberto Coustasse

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Utilization of 340b Program in a Rural Hospital, Heath Ashford, Lauren Valli, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Management of RFID Systems in Hospital Transfusion Services, Alberto Coustasse, Brian Cunningham, Stacie Deslich, Eric Wilson, and Pamela Meadows

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Benefits and Barriers of Implementation and Utilization of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems in Transfusion Medicine, Alberto Coustasse, Brian Cunningham, Stacie Deslich, Eric Wison, and Pamela Meadows

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Tweeting and Treating: How Hospitals Use Twitter to Improve Care, Christian Gomes and Alberto Coustasse

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Tweeting and Treating: How Hospitals Use Twitter to Improve Care, Christian Gomes and Alberto Coustasse

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Robotic Joint Replacement Surgery: Does Technology Improve Outcomes, Chelsea Hill, Reem El-Bash, Leslie Johnson, and Alberto Coustasse

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Burnout syndrome in hospital nurses, Priscilla Holdren and Alberto Coustasse

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Assisted living: Trends in Cost and Staffing, Amy Kisling, David P. Paul, and Alberto Coustasse

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All Payer Hospital Regulations, Sam Lovejoy, Heath Ashford, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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The Evolution of Financial Instruments and the Legal Protection Against Counterfeiting: A Look at Coin, Paper, and Virtual Currencies, Ralph E. McKinney, Lawrence P. Shao, Dale H. Shao, and Duane C. Rosenblieb Jr.

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Examining the Relationship Between Star Player Characteristics and Brand Equity in Professional Sport Teams, N. David Pifer, Jennifer Y. Mak, Won-Yul Bae, and James J. Zhang

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Healthcare of the Uninsured Population in West Virginia and the United States, Leslie Salyers, Mounica Mummaneni, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Use of Smartphones in Hospitals, N. A. Thomairy, M. Mummaneni, S. Alsalamah, N. Moussa, and Alberto Coustasse

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Benefits and Barriers for Adoption of Personal Health Records, Brittany Vance, Brent Tomblin, Jena Studney, and Alberto Coustasse

Research from 2014

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Can Utilizing a Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Prevent Hospital Medical Errors and Adverse Drug Events?, Krista Charles MS; Margaret Cannon MS; Robert Hall MS; and Alberto Coustasse DrPH, MD, MBA, MPH

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Does Computerized Physician Order Entry Reduce Medical Errors?, Krista Charles, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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A Business Case for Tele-Intensive Care Units, Alberto Coustasse, Stacie Deslich, Deanna Bailey, Alesia Hairston, and David Paul

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The American Epidemic: The U.S. Nursing Shortage and Turnover Problem, Patrick Cox, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Expanding Technology in the ICU: The Case for the Utilization of Telemedicine, Stacie Deslich and Alberto Coustasse

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Electronic Prescribing and Its Implementation in the United States, Kate Englebert, Amber Porterfield, William K. Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Medicare Fraud in the United States: Can it Ever be Stopped?, Chelsea Hill, Alex Hunter, Leslie Johnson, and Alberto Coustasse

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Reduction of Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay: The Case of Early Mobilization, Alex Hunter, Leslie Johnson, and Alberto Coustasse

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Early Mobilization in ICU Patients, Alex Hunter, Leslie Johnson, William Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Managed Care and Accountable Care Organizations, David P. Paul, Diego Arroyo, Bethany Daniel, Heather Graves, Krisitn Neal, and Alberto Coustasse

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The Business Case for the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Tele-Intensive Care Units, David P. Paul, Deanna Bailey, Alesia Hairston, Stacie Deslich, and Alberto Coustasse

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How Effective is Capitation at Reducing Health Care Costs?, David P. Paul III, Jennifer Brunoni, Tasha Dolinger, Irina Walker, Danielle Wood, and Alberto Coustasse

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Financial advantages of hospitals’ relationships with accountable care organizations, David P. Paul III, Rodrigo Carmago, Thaisa Carmago, Stacie Deslich, and Alberto Coustasse

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Medical Education, PDAS and Smartphones: Welcome to the 21st Century, David P. Paul, Nicole Moussa, Sara Asad, Brad Pershing, and Alberto Coustasse

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Electronic Prescribing: Improving the Efficiency and Accuracy of Prescribing in the Ambulatory Care Setting, Amber Porterfield, Kate Engelbert, and Alberto Coustasse

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Personal Health Records: Is Rapid Adpoption Hindering Interoperability?, Jana Studeny and Alberto Coustasse

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Medical Tourism: Comparing Coronary Bypass Surgery in the U.S. and Abroad, William K. Willis and Alberto Coustasse

Research from 2013

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Medical Tourism and International Healthcare Options, David Conley, Andrew Sikula Sr., William Willis, and Alberto Coustasse

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Adoption of the ICD-10 Standard in the United States: The Time Is Now, Alberto Coustasse and David P. Paul III

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A review of radio frequency identification technologies and impacts on the hospital supply chain: 2002–2012, Alberto Coustasse, Shane Tomblin, and Chelsea Slack

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Impact of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies on the Hospital Supply Chain: A Literature Review, Alberto Coustasse, Shane Tomblin, and Chelsea Slack

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Telepsychiatry in Correctional Facilities: Using Technology to Improve Access and Decrease Costs of Mental Health Care in Underserved Populations, Stacie Anne Deslich, Timothy Thistlethwaite, and Alberto Coustasse

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Telepsychiatry in the 21st Century: Transforming Healthcare with Technology, Stacie Deslich, Bruce Stec, Shane Tomblin, and Alberto Coustasse

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ICD-10 in the United States: Better Late than Never, Holly Johns, Cara Havens, Danielle Robinson, Bala S. Pothakamuri, David P. Paul III, and Alberto Coustasse

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College Students' Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes, Jean Claude Martin and Jennifer Y. Mak

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Massachusetts Health Care Reform: Is It Working?, Joshua McAdoo, Julian Irving, Stacie Deslich, and Alberto Coustasse

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Digital Counterfeiting: States Regulation of Federal, Foreign & Digital, Ralph E. McKinney, Lawrence P. Shao, Dale H. Shao, and Dale C. Rosenblieb Jr.

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Importance of New Technologies for Diabetes Monitoring, David P. Paul III, Joey Preast, Zach Garrett, and Alberto Coustasse

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How Could, Should, and Would Physicians use Facebook with Patients, Joy Peluchette, Katherine Karl, and Alberto Coustasse

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Physicians, Patients, and Facebook: Could you? Would you? Should you?, Joy Peluchette, Katherine Karl, and Alberto Coustasse

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Challenges and Opportunities in Business Higher Education, Dale H. Shao, Lawrence Shao, and Ralph E. McKinney

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The Reality of Digital currency as a Financial Medium of Exchange, Dale H. Shao, Lawrence Shao, Ralph E. McKinney, and Duane C. Rosenlieb

Research from 2012

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Financial incentives: Pay for performance (P4P) and the chronically ill patients, David Conley and Alberto Coustasse

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Can Kawasaki Disease Be Managed?, Alberto Coustasse, Julius Larry, and Doohee Lee

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Transformational Leadership in China: the Role of Trust and Harmony, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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A Study of Effective Leadership in the Chinese Context, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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Factors Influencing Men’s Basketball Season Ticket Purchase, Jennifer Y. Mak and Steve Chen

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Computer physician order entry and clinical decision support systems: Benefits and concerns, Joseph Shaffer and Alberto Coustasse

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Forensic Disciplines for Objective Global Strategic Analysis, Dale H. Shao, Lawrence P. Shao, and Ralph E. McKinney Jr.

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Purchasing power of credit, social mobility, and economic mobility, Lawrence P. Shao, Ralph E. McKinney Jr., and Dale H. Shao

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Benefits and Constraints of Telepsychiatry Utilization in the United States, Bruce A. Stec and Alberto Coustasse

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The Emergence and Potential Impact of Medicine 2.0 in the Healthcare Industry, Terra Stump, Sarah Zilch, and Alberto Coustasse

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Combating Medicare Fraud: A Struggling Work In Progress, Natalie Thorpe,; Stacie Deslich; Andrew Sikula Sr.; and Alberto Coustasse

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Treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with the drug vancomycin in a home infusion therapy setting, Joshua L. Webb, Alberto Coustasse, and Dennis Emmett

Research from 2011

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Predicting Consumers’ Ethical Behaviors Through Attitudes Toward Behavior and Prior Behavior, Rajendar K. Garg, Uday S. Tate, and Suneel K. Maheshwari

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The Key Characteristics of Different Types of Employees: A Summary of Six Studies, Chong W. Kim, Harlan M. Smith II, Andrew Sikula Sr., and Lorraine P. Anderson

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The Effect of Employee Engagement on Continuance and Normative Commitment to the Organization, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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Transformational leadership and workplace injury and absenteeism: Analysis of a National Nursing Assistant Survey, Doohee Lee, Alberto Coustasse, and Andrew Sikula Sr.

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Birth weight and obesity risk at first grade in a cohort of Chilean children, S. Loaiza, Alberto Coustasse, X. Urrutia-Rojas, and E. Atalah

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RFID and its impacts to the hospital supply chain, Dan Feng Lu, Hai Do, Anna Jones, and Alberto Coustasse

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A Case Study: Participation Motives of Strength and Conditioning Training for College Students, Jennifer Y. Mak and Siu Yin Cheung

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Enhanced Expense Practices for Higher Education: Enduring Continuous Reductions in State Appropriation, Ralph E. McKinney and Lawrence Shao

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Professionalism and Social Networking: Can Patients, Physicians, Nurses, and Supervisors All Be ‘Friends’?, Joy Peluchette, Katherine Karl, Alberto Coustasse, Philip Rutsohn, and Dennis Emmett

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Accountable Care Organization Musical Chairs: Will There Be a Seat Remaining for the Small Group or Solo Practice?, Amy Vaughan and Alberto Coustasse

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Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Countries from Medical Tourism, Avinash M. Waikar, Samuel D. Cappel, and Uday S. Tate

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Evaluating Key Factors in Supplier Selection for Micro-Businesses: Implications for Buyer Satisfaction, Avinash M. Waikar, Minh Q. Huynh, Robert F. Cope, and Uday S. Tate

Research from 2010

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Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting and the RFID Technology Intervention, Alberto Coustasse, Cody Arvidson, and Phil Rutsohn

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Management of Kawasaki Disease in Texas: Policy implications, Alberto Coustasse, Doohee Lee, Cody Arvidson, Julius J. Larry III, and Witold Migala

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The Effects of Leadership Style and Employee’s Participation on Perceived Justice, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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Is uncompensated care affecting quality assurance of rural hospitals?, Doohee Lee, Chris Dixon, Paul Kruszynski, and Alberto Coustasse

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Uncompensated Care and Quality Assurance Among Rural Hospitals, Doohee Lee, Chris Dixon, Paul Kruszynski, and Alberto Coustasse

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Reducing dependence on big brother: Higher education looks for innovative funding opportunities, Ralph E. McKinney Jr., Lawrence P. Shao, and Patrick A. Tissington

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Electronic Medical Records in Long-Term Care, Krista Phillips, Chris Wheeler, Josh Campbell, and Alberto Coustasse

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Electronic Medical Records: Is It Working in Long Term Health Care?, Krista Phillips, Chris Wheeler, Josh Campbell, and Alberto Coustasse

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FDI Accounting in India and China: A Need for Harmonization, M. R. Shollapur, Suneel K. Maheshwari, and Uday S. Tate

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Insourcing: Reversing American Outsourcing in the New World Economy, Andrew Sikula Sr., Chong W. Kim, Charles K. Braun, and John Sikula

Research from 2009

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Disparities in ADL and IADL Disabilities among Elders of Hispanic Subgroups in the United States: Results from the National Health Interview Survey 2001-2003, Alberto Coustasse, Sejong Bae, Cody Arvidson, Karan P. Singh, and Fernando Trevino

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Disparities in Disability Among Non-Hispanic Black Elders: Results From the National Interview Survey 2001–2003, Alberto Coustasse, Dennis Emmett, Nimisha Patel, and Alicia Pekar

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Kawasaki Syndrome in Texas, Alberto Coustasse, Julius J. Larry, Witold Migala, Cody Arvidson, and Karan P. Singh

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Uncompensated Care Cost: A Pilot Study Using Hospitals in a Texas County, Alberto Coustasse, Andrea L. Lorden, Vishal Nemarugommula, and Karan P. Singh

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Ethical Considerations of Genetic Presymptomatic Testing for Huntington's Disease, Alberto Coustasse, Alicia Pekar, Andrew Sikula Sr., and Sue Lurie

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Culture’s Influence on the Perceived Characteristics of Employees: Comparing the Views of U.S. and Chilean Workers, Chong W. Kim, Leopoldo Arias-Bolzmann, and Harlan M. Smith II

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Personality Traits Effects on Job Satisfaction: The Role of Goal Commitment, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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The Role of Organizational Learning Capabilities in Strategic Alliances, Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau

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The Relationships Among Gender, Work Experience, and Leadership Experience in Transformational Leadership, Jennifer Y. Mak and Chong W. Kim