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Ranganathan Chandrasekaran


Department of Information and Decision Sciences


Building & Room:

UH 2428


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2847


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  • Professor, Department of Information and Decision Sciences, College of Business Administration at University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Professor (Joint Appointment), Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences, UIC.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL
  • Consultant, Exeter Group Inc, Cambridge, MA
Classes Taught
  •     IDS 594 Health Information Management & Analytics
  •     IDS 515 Information Systems Strategy & Policy
  •     IDS 406 Business Systems Design Project
  •     IDS 312 Business Project Management
  •     IDS 410 Business Database Technology
  •     IDS 529 PhD Seminar on Business Value of Information Technology
Research Interests
  •    Healthcare Analytics
  •    Social media and healthcare
  •    Healthcare IT - Implementation EHR Systems and Health Information Exchanges
  •    Electronic Security and Privacy
  •    Business Value of Information Technology
  •    Digital Technologies and Business Transformation

Selected Grants

Co-PI, IGERT-NSF grant on IGERT: Electronic Security and Privacy: Technological, Human, Enterprise and Legal Considerations, $3.2 million (2011-2015)

PI, Raising the Research Profile of CBA grant for establishing Center for Healthcare Information Management & Systems, $384,000

Co-PI, Illinois Health Information Exchange Assessment, Illinois Office of Health Information Technology, $180,000 (2012-2014)

Selected Publications

Ranganathan, C and Balaji, S. “Key Factors Affecting the Adoption of Telemedicine by Ambulatory Clinics: Insights from a Statewide Survey,” Telemedicine and e-Health, 2019

Ranganathan, C. “Mobile Communication Between Patients and Providers: An Examination of Patients’ Willingness to Exchange Health Information Using Mobile Devices,” Journal of Medical Internet Research: mHealth and uHealth [Impact Factor: 4.541], forthcoming.

Pendergrass, J and Ranganathan, C. “Key Factors Affecting Ambulatory Providers’ Electronic Exchange of Health Information With Affiliated and Unaffiliated Providers,” Journal of Medical Internet Research: Medical Informatics, 2019

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Notable Honors

2018, Faculty Impact Award, College of Business Administration, UIC

2013, Faculty Excellence Award, UIC Business

(multiple years), Favorite MIS Professor Award (voted by students), UIC Business

(2001, 2002, 2007), Best Paper Award, SIM International Paper Competition


PhD Indian Institute of Management, 1998

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Information Systems
  • Society for Information Management