Dr. Indranil Bardhan is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He holds a joint appointment with the Management Information Systems (MIS) program. In 2008-09, he was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School where he led the development of a pharmacological database to be used for outcomes-based clinical research that was supported by a National Institutes of Health research grant. He was instrumental in developing and teaching the core Healthcare Informatics course in the Master of Science in Healthcare Management program, as well as in the Alliance for Medical Management Education program for physicians.
Dr. Bardhan’s research and teaching interests focus on the measurement of information technology enabled productivity improvements in the healthcare sector. Specifically, his work seeks to evaluate the impact of health IT initiatives on the cost and quality of healthcare delivery among US hospitals. He was recently awarded a research grant by the UT Southwestern Medical Center to develop predictive models for patient readmissions for treatment of chronic diseases among patients in North Texas. This work involves development of risk propensity models for predicting patient readmissions related to congestive heart failure across a diverse cross section of patient population in North Texas. Recently, he was part of the team that received a federal grant for creation of the North Texas Regional Extension Center, which has been created to promote adoption of electronic medical records among small physician practices in North Texas. This three-year grant includes development of educational training programs to develop and deploy resources which will support implementation of EMRs across North Texas.
Dr. Bardhan has served as Associate Editor at several prestigious academic journals including Information Systems Research, Production & Operations Management, Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, and Information Technology & Management, and Electronic Commerce Research & Applications. His research has been published in prestigious journals, including Operations Research, The Accounting Review, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IBM Journal of R&D, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Annals of Operations Research, Information Technology and Management, and the Journal of Productivity Analysis. His research has been motivated by working on real-world problems with leading companies, and has received more than 350 citations by other researchers.
Dr. Bardhan has several years of management consulting experience, most recently as a Principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. He has advised senior IT and business executives of Fortune 500 companies on a wide array of IT consulting services, including development of strategic IT plans and architecture, valuation of a portfolio of IT services, and delivery of education and training seminars for senior IT and business executives at firms such as SAP, IBM, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Unilever, MatrixOne, GRUMA, and Microsoft. Currently, he serves on UT Southwestern Information Technology Executive Council for strategic IT planning and governance of the integrated healthcare institution.
Dr. Bardhan teaches graduate-level courses in the MBA and MS programs at the School of Management at UT Dallas. He has been a conference co-chair and track chair of several major academic information systems conferences. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Systems from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Engineering degree from Penn State University, and a Bachelor of Technology degree from India.