Haijing Hao

  • Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
  • Associate, Asia Center, Harvard University
  • Board Member, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV)
  • Secretary, SIG Health, Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Steering Committee Member, Boston Computer Human Interactions (CHI), ACM
  • Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University

Teaching Interests

Database management and SQL for analytics, data driven decision making, data visualization for business.

Research Interests

Haijing's research interests include technology adoption, online health community/online doctor reviews, econometrical modeling, Bayesian learning models, and text mining. She has published in Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), International Journal of Medical Informatics, Electronic Commerce Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management etc. She was quoted by The Economist magazine, July 2014 on online doctor reviews in China.

Bio

Haijing received her Ph.D. in Information Systems Management, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), 2012. Her dissertation received the William W. Cooper Doctoral Dissertation Award at CMU, entitled, Social Influence on Information Technology Adoption and Sustained Use in Healthcare: A Hierarchical Bayesian Learning Method Analysis. Haijing was awarded 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Faculty Scholarship. Haijing is an Associate at Asia Center, Harvard University (2014 - 2019; 2021 - present), a visiting scholar at the Media Lab, MIT (2018 - 2019), a steering committee member of Boston CHI, ACM (2016 - present), the secretary of SIG Health, AIS (2018 - present ), and a board member of Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) (2021 - present).

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Boston Computer-Human Interaction, Association for Computing Machinery (Boston CHI/ACM) 2016 - Present
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS) 2016 - Present
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 2009 - Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2021, FAC Summer Research Grant, Bentley University
  • 2020, Grace Hopper Celebration Faculty Scholarship 2020, GHC Scholarships Program, AnitaB.org
  • 2020, Health Thought Leadership Network Seed Funding, Bentley University
  • 2013, The William W. Cooper Doctoral Dissertation Award, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2011, Best Student Paper Award, Workshop on Health IT and Economics, Washington, DC.
  • 2011, Selected Fellow of Doctoral Internationalization Consortium in Information Systems, Foster School, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • 2011, Selected Fellow of 5th Doctoral Consortium on Sociotechnical Issues in Medical Informatics, The American Medical Informatics Association
  • 2010, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2004, William Cooper Scholarship, Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2003, William Cooper Scholarship, Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2002, Best Ten Master Thesis Award, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Liu, Y., Hao, H., Sharma, M., Harris, Y., Scofi, J., Trepp, R., Farmer, B., Ancker, J., Zhang, Y. (2022). Clinician Acceptance of Order Sets for Pain Management: A Survey in Two Urban Hospitals. Applied Clinical Informatics. 13(02) 447-455. (Link)
  • Hao, H., Garfield, M., Purao, S. (2022). The Determinants of Length of Homeless Shelter Stays: Evidence-Based Regression Analyses. International Journal of Public Health. (Link)
  • Yuan, X., Hao, H., Guan, C., Pentland, A. (2022). Which factors affect the performance of technology business incubators in China? An entrepreneurial ecosystem perspective. PLOS ONE. (Link)
  • Purao, S. R., Hao, H., Meng, C. (2021). The Use of Smart Home Speakers by the Elderly: Exploratory Analyses and Potential for Big Data. Big Data Research. (Link)
  • Zhang, W., Xu, W., Hao, H., Zhu, D. (2020). Cost-sensitive multiple-instance learning method with dynamic transactional data for personal credit scoring. Expert Systems with Applications, (157) (Link)
  • Hao, H., Levkoff, S., Wang, W., Zhang, Q., Chen, H., Zhu, D. (2020). Studying Online Support for Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease in China: A Text-mining Approach to Online forum in China. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, (2020) 4 (Link)
  • Soltanisehat, L., Alizadeh, R., Hao, H., Choo, K. R. (2020). Technical, Temporal, and Spatial Research Challenges and Opportunities in Blockchain-Based Healthcare: A Systematic Literature Review. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, (2020) Sept. 1-16. (Link)
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Sun, B., Telang, R. (2019). Modeling social learning on consumers' long-term usage of a mobile technology: a Bayesian estimation of a Bayesian learning model. Electronic Commerce Research, (19) 1-12.
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Sun, B., Telang, R. (2018). Quantifying the Impact of Social Influence on the Information Technology Implementation Process by Physicians: A Hierarchical Bayesian Learning Approach. Information Systems Research, (29) 1 25-41. (Link)
  • Hao, H., Padman, R. (2018). An empirical study of opinion leader effects on mobile technology implementation by physicians in an American community health system. Health Informatics Journal, (24) 3 323-333. (Link)
  • Zhang, T., Zhang, W., Xu, W., Hao, H. (2018). Multiple instance learning for credit risk assessment with transaction data. Knowledge-Based Systems, (161) 65-77 (Link)
  • Hao, H., Zhang, K., Wang, W., Gao, G. (2017). A tale of two countries: International comparison of online doctor reviews between China and the United States. International Journal of Medical Informatics, (99) 37-44. (Link)
  • Hao, H., Zhang, K. (2016). The Online Voice of Health Consumers in China: A Text Mining Approach to Online Doctor Reviews. Journal of Medical Internet Research. (Link)
  • Hao, H. (2015). The Development of Online Doctor Reviews in China: An Analysis of the Largest Online Doctor Review Website in China. Journal of Medical Internet Research. (Link)
  • Hao, H., Caulkins, J. (2008). Modelling drug market supply disruptions: Where do all the drugs not go?. Journal of Policy Modeling, (30) 2 251-270.

    Books


  • Zhan, J., Hao, H., Li, X. (2003). eGov: eBusiness Strategies for Government (translation). China Machine Press
  • Yang, Y., Hao, H. (2002). Software Project Management and CMM. People’s Posts and Telecom Press, China
  • Yang, Y., Hao, H., , . (2001). CMM Methods and Applications. People’s Posts and Telecom Press, China

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Xu, J.Hao, H.Sun, P.Zhang, A. (2021). Named Entity Recognition in Medical Error Narratives using BERT Proceedings of the 3rd New England Chapter of the Association for Information Systems Conference, (New England Chapter of the Association for Information Systems Conference)

  • Conference Papers


  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Sun, B., Telang, R. (2014). Examining the Social Influence on Information Technology Sustained Use in a Community Health System: A Hierarchical- Bayesian Learning Method Analysis, 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Telang, R. (2011). An Empirical Study of Opinion Leader Effects on Mobile Information Technology Adoption in HealthcareAmerican Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, 2011.

  • Presentations

  • Xu, J., Hao, H., Sun, P., Zhang, A. (2021). “Named Entity Recognition in Medical Error Narratives using BERT” Presented at theNew England Association for Information Systems Annual Conference Boston, MA
  • Hao, H., Garfield, M. J., Purao, S. R. (2020). “Regression Models of Length of Homeless Shelter Stays In Boston: An Application of Data Analytics” Presented at thePresented at the Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) Virtual
  • Han, G., Zhu, D., Hao, H. (2019). “Mining health messages from unstructured Twitter streaming texts: A topic modelling analysis of health tweets” Presented at theConference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) Washington DC
  • Hao, H. (2017). “Online Health Analytics and Digital Divide” Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems AMCIS Boston, MA
  • Hao, H., Shi, Y., Shi, A. (2017). “Health Insurance and People’s opinion on Medical Cost and Doctor Trust in China” Presented at theINFORMS Houston
  • Hao, H. (2017). “Digital Divide in Online Health Community” Presented at theINFORMS Healthcare Rotterdam, Neitherlands
  • Hao, H., Zhang, K., Wang, W., Gao, G. (2016). “What Are Patients Complaining? A Text Mining Approach To Online Doctor Reviews by International Comparison” Presented at theINFORMS International Big Island, Hawaii
  • Hao, H. (2016). “Digital Divide in Online Health Utilization in China: A Case Study of Geographic Health Analytics” Presented at thePre-ICIS SIGHealth Workshop Dublin, Ireland
  • Hao, H. (2015). “Online Health Community In China” Presented at theINFORMS Healthcare Nashville, TN
  • Hao, H., Padman, R. (2013). “Physician’s Usage of Mobile Clinical Applications in A Community Hospital: A Longitudinal Analysis of Adoption Behavior” Presented at theUKAIS International Conference on Information Systems Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Sun, B., Telang, R. (2011). “Do Opinion Leaders Affect Information Technology Adoption in Clinical Care? A Structural Learning Model” Presented at theINFORMS Healthcare Montreal, Canada
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Sun, B. (2011). “Quantifying the Influence of Opinion Leaders on Information Technology Adoption in Healthcare: A Simple Bayesian Learning Model” Presented at theWorkshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) Washington, DC
  • Hao, H., Padman, R., Telang, R. (2010). “Physician’s Usage of Mobile Clinical Applications in a Community Hospital” Presented at theThe 13th International Congress on Medical Informatics Cape Town, South Africa
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Member for IT 101 Development Committee 2021 - Present
  • Committee Member for Data Driven new course proposal committee 2021 - Present
  • Mentor (Faculty) for GHC Women Student Group 2021 - Present
  • Doctoral student teaching class visit 2022 - 2022
  • Committee Member for Department Recruiting Committee 2021 - 2021
  • Committee Member for Department Research Committee 2019 - 2020
  • University Service


  • Committee Chair for Curriculum Implementation Committee 2022 - Present
  • Commencement 2022 - 2022
  • Committee Member for Curriculum Implementation Committee (CIC) 2021 - 2021
  • Academic Exploration Day 2021 - 2021
  • Instructor for First Year Seminar 2021 - 2021
  • Convocation 2021 - 2021
  • Other for Faculty Evaluation Procedures Committee 2020 - 2020
  • Admitted Student Day 2020 - 2020
  • Professional Service


  • Committee Member for Boston Computer Human Interactions (Boston CHI), ACM 2016 - Present
  • Officer, Secretary for SIG Health, Association for Information Systems (AIS) 2016 - Present
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for Co-editor for a special issue of Frontiers, Big Data Technologies in Public Health, 2020. 2020 - 2022
  • NEAIS 2022/fundraising and advertising committee 2022 - 2022
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for Co-editor for a special issue on e-Health and m-Health Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC). 2020 - 2021
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for Track: IS in Healthcare, ICIS, Austin, TX, 2021. AIS. 2020 - 2021
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for Track: IS in Healthcare, ICIS, Hyderabad, India, 2020. AIS. 2019 - 2020
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Conference On Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) 2020 - 2020
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for Health Information Technology Symposium (HITS), Pre-ICIS, AIS 2019 - 2019
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for Track: Crowds, Social Media and Digital Collaborations, ICIS, Munich, Germany, 2019. AIS. 2018 - 2019
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Session: Health 3.0: Data, Process and Outcome Opportunities, INFORMS Healthcare 2019 - 2019
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for Track: IS in Healthcare, ICIS, San Francisco, CA, 2018. AIS. 2018 - 2018
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Conference On Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) 2018 - 2018
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Conference On Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) 2017 - 2017
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) 2016 - 2016
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Session: Healthcare Analytics, INFORMS International 2016 - 2016
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) 2015 - 2015
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) 2014 - 2014
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) 2013 - 2013