Virginia Ilie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Master of Science in Information Technology

vilie@callutheran.edu
805-493-3872
Peters 202

Profile

Dr. Ilie is the program director for the Master of Science in Information Technology program at California Lutheran University. She holds a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Ilie has consulted with several large hospitals working with C-level executives in formulation of IT-based strategies for complex electronic health record systems implementations. Currently, Dr. Ilie's research interests are in the area of IT implementations in healthcare organizations, including user engagement with IT solutions, interface design and system usability. Her work has appeared in top journals such as MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, Database, and International Journal of Health Information Systems and Informatics. She received various best paper awards and nominations from prestigious national and international conferences. Dr. Ilie has also taught at the University of Kansas, Florida State University, Claremont Graduate University and California State University Fullerton.

Education
  • Ph.D. Management Information Systems (2005), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • MBA Finance (2001), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • B.S. International Business (1999), Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania.
Expertise
  • Enterprise systems implementations
  • Change management and leadership tactics used in complex IT implementations
  • User engagement with IT solutions, resistance to IT implementations and workarounds 
  • Usability, interface design, performance measurement from IT investments
  • Project management
  • Data management and analytics 
Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Lee, Y, Chen, A and Ilie, V. (2011) “Can online wait be managed? The effect filler interfaces and presentation modes on perceived waiting time online” forthcoming MIS Quarterly.

Van Slyke, C., Dick, J., Case, T. and Ilie, V. (2010) "The Importance of Compatibility and Pressure on Intentions to Engage in Distance Learning," Communications of the Association for Information 27.

Ilie, V.,Van Slyke, Courtney, J.F., and Parikh, M. (2009). “Paper versus Electronic Medical Records. Physicians Decision to Use Information Technologies” Decision Sciences 40(2), 213-241.

Ilie, V.,Van Slyke, Courtney, J.F. (2009). “Challenges associated with Physicians’ Usage of Electronic Medical Records” International Journal of Health Information Systems and Informatics 4(3), 38-54.

Ilie, V., Van Slyke, C., Lou, H., and Day, J. (2008). “An Investigation into the Use of Lotus Domino Discussion Databases. A Diffusion Approach” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition.

Van Slyke, C.V., Ilie, V., Lou, H. and Stafford, T. (2007) “Perceived Critical Mass and the Adoption of a Communication Technology” European Journal of Information Systems 16(3), 270-283.

Ilie, V., Van Slyke, C., Green, G. and Lou, H. (2005) “Gender Differences in Perceptions and Use of Communication Technologies: A Diffusion of Innovation Approach” Information Resource Management Journal 18(3), 16-31.

Elgarah, W., Falaleeva, N.G., Saunders, C.S., Ilie, V., Shim, J.T., and Courtney, J.F. (2005) "Data Exchange in Interorganizational Relationships: Review through Multiple Conceptual Lenses" DATABASE 36(1), 8-29.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Ilie,V. (2013). “Psychological Reactance and User Workarounds: A Study in the Context of Electronic Medical Records Implementation” European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS, Utrecht, NE, June 5-8, 2013.

Ilie, V., Turel, O. and Witman, P. (2013) “Towards a New Design Paradigm for Complex Electronic Medical Record Systems: Intuitive User Interfaces” Hawaii’s International Conference in System Sciences, HICSS, Maui, HI.

Ilie, V. (2009). “How to Influence Physicians to Use Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Social Influence Tactics and their Effects on EMR Implementation Effectiveness," International Conference in Information Systems (ICIS), Phoenix, AZ. - Best Poster Award

Ilie, V., Sneha, S. and Sun. N. (2009). “Socio-Cognitive Assessment of Physicians’ Engagement with Electronic Medical Records (EMR): A Pre-EMR Implementation Study in Developing Countries,” Americas Conference in Information Systems (AMCIS),San Francisco.

Ilie, V., Courtney, J.F. and Van Slyke, C. (2007). “Paper versus Electronic. Challenges associated with Physicians’ Usage of Electronic Medical Records,” Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Big Island, Hawaii. – nominated for Best Paper Award

Ilie, V., Courtney, J.F. and Van Slyke, C. (2006). “Challenges associated with Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry as Knowledge Management Systems. Is Physicians’ Resistance Justified?” Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) meeting San Antonio, TX.

Aguirre-Uretta, M., Marakas, M. and Ilie, V. (2006). “A deeper look at technology adoption: moderation and technology selection,” Americas Conference in Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico.

Ilie, V. and Parikh, M. (2004). “A Process View of Information Systems Outsourcing Research. Conceptual Gaps and Future Research Directions” (2004). Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New York City, NY.

Ilie, V. and Courtney, J.F. (2003). “Theorizing about Decision Support Systems Use and Decision Quality: an Institutional Economics and Task-Technology Fit Perspective” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Tampa, FL.

Van Slyke, C., Ilie, V. and Lou, H. (2003). “The Influence of Perceived Innovation Characteristics and Perceived Critical Mass on Intentions to Use Instant Messaging” Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS), Savannah, GA. – second runner up Best Paper Award.

Ilie, V. and Courtney, J.F. (2002). “It’s That Old Time Institution and It’s Good Enough for Me!” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Dallas, TX. – Best Paper Award

Boyette, D., Courtney, J.F., Elgarah, W., Falaleeva, N.G., Ilie, V., Saunders, C.S., and  Shim, J.T. (2002). “Viewing EDI-Enabled Interorganizational Relationships through Multiple Conceptual Lenses” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Dallas, TX.

Van Slyke, C., Ilie, V., and Lou, H. (2002). “The Influence of Perceived Critical Mass on Perceptions of a Grass-Roots Innovation” Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS), Savannah, GA.

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS

Ilie, V. (2012) “Psychological Reactance and User Workarounds in Complex System Implementations: A Study in a Healthcare Context" International Conference in Information Systems, JAIS theory development workshop, Orlando, FL December 16, 2012.

Ilie, V. and Turel, O. (2012) “Manipulating System Usefulness through Leadership Influence Tactics: An Empirical Examination in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation Context" International Conference in Information Systems, MISQ theory development workshop, Orlando, FL December 16, 2012.

Ilie, V., Shenha, S. and Straub, D. (2012) “The Digital Divide of Electronic Medical Records Utilization: A Field Study in the US, the Middle East, and India" International Conference in Information Systems, MISQ theory development workshop, Orlando, FL December 16, 2012.

Ilie, V. (2010). “How to Influence Physicians to Use Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Social Influence Tactics and their Effects on EMR Implementation Effectiveness," A presentation to the Claremont Graduate University Workshop on Health IT, Claremont, CA.

Ilie, V. and Sneha S. (2009). “Socio-Cognitive Assessment of Physicians’ Engagement with Electronic Medical Records (EMR): A Three-Country Study of Pre and Post EMR Implementation Beliefs.” – a presentation at the Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS) theory development workshop, San Francisco, CA.

Ilie, V. (2006). “A Study of the Dimensions and Impacts of “Accessibility” on Physicians’ Use of Electronic Medical Record Systems” a presentation to the Big XII Symposium, Waco, TX.

Ilie, V. and Parikh, M. (2004). “Theorizing about the Information Systems Outsourcing Process. An Institutional Perspective” International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2004 - JAIS Sponsored Theory Development Workshop, Washington DC.

Van Slyke, C., Stafford, T. and Ilie, V. (2004). "Grass Roots Diffusion: A Research Agenda and Propositional Inventory", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2004 - Diffusion Interest Group in IT (DIGIT) Workshop, Washington DC.

Ilie, V. and Courtney, J.F. (2002). “Technology and institutions. What Institutional Economics can benefit to IS research” International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2002 - JAIS Sponsored Theory Development Workshop, Barcelona, Spain.

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