ATLANTA−Aaron M. Baird, assistant professor in the Institute of Health Administration with a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer Information Systems, received the 2017 Association for Information Systems (AIS) Early Career Award. The award recognizes individuals in the early stages of their careers who have already made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
He joined Robinson in 2012. Baird’s research primarily focuses on health information technology (IT) adoption, assimilation, and outcomes. He is particularly interested in assimilation and use of electronic health records, tele-health, and patient-oriented information systems, such as patient portals and mobile health applications.
Baird has collaborated with a health systems and agencies including Pruitt Health, Grady Health System, Mayo Clinic, and the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Department of Public Health. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D. in information systems at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Baird was a programmer analyst, lead software developer, and project manager.
The Association for Information Systems serves society through the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems. It is the premier professional association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice and study of information systems worldwide.