Carol Brown

 Carol  Brown

Dr. Carol V. Brown is a Distinguished Professor in the Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology. As the Healthcare IT Program Director for Stevens, she is responsible for the development and delivery of a 4-course post-baccalaureate Healthcare IT Management (HITM) certificate program, a unique curriculum designed to increase the knowledge of both healthcare providers and IT professionals about effective healthcare IT design, adoption, and implementation.  She is a co-author of a leading textbook on IT Management published by Prentice Hall, now in its 6th edition, and has authored or co-authored over 30 papers based on her field research in refereed journals for practitioners, such as MIS Quarterly Executive, as well as journals for academic researchers, such as Information Systems Research. A member of HIMSS, SIM, ACM, AOM, and INFORMS, Dr. Brown is also an active speaker at conferences for practitioners, consultants, and academics. She has also recently been involved with the development of professional workshops and short courses on healthcare IT implementation issues from a multi-stakeholder perspective. In February she presented the first Healthcare Informatics workshop for the New Jersey chapter of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). At the HIMSS national meeting in Chicago, she presented her research findings on electronic health record (EHR) implementations and IT integration issues for healthcare organizations that are consolidating. In March 2009 she received the national “Spirit of HIMSS” award for her HIT leadership efforts for the “betterment of human health.”

Faculty Member Courses Taught:

Course #Course/Program NameRole
MIS686Administrative Systems in HealthcareInstructor
MIS687Clinical Systems in HealthcareInstructor
MIS685The Healthcare Value ChainInstructor
MIS689IT Management for the Healthcare ProfessionalInstructor
MIS688Patient Centered eHealth SystemsInstructor
I really enjoyed my courses. I can’t believe how much I learned. I went from zero knowledge to really understanding what goes on inside that box."
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