Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Joseph Tan

Joseph K. H. Tan, PhD, is the Wayne C. Fox Professor of E-Business Innovation & E-Health, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Previously, Dr. Tan had served as Professor and Head, Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department, Wayne State University, and as Acting Chair of the Masters in Health Administration (MHA) Program, Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, the University of British Columbia. Currently, as the Editor-in-Chief, the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems & Informatics (IJHISI), Professor Tan sits on various journal advisory and editorial boards as well as on numerous organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan is well published and his research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last 21 years from local, national, and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including health care informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming. His hobbies include writing and editing books, book chapters, and journal articles; working on collaborative grant projects; engaging in philosophical discussions with colleagues and peers; and reading his son’s work.
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