Vance Wilson

Associate Teaching Professor of Information Systems
School of Business
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280

AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction Vance's guest-edited 2015 special issue on HCI in Health and Wellness is available for download from Volume 7, Issue 3 of AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction (THCI).

Articles include:

  • Human-Computer Interaction in Health and Wellness: Research and Publication Opportunities, E. Vance Wilson and Soussan Djamasbi
  • Exploring User Acceptance of a Text-message Base Health Intervention among Young African Americans, Lemuria Carter, Maya Corneille, Naomi M. Hall-Byers, Trenette Clark, and Sinead N. Younge
  • Examining the Persuasive Potential of Web-based Health Behavior Change Support Systems, Tuomas Lehto and Harri Oinas-Kukkonen
  • Exploring the Role of Contextual Integrity in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System Workaround Decisions: An Information Security and Privacy Perspective, A. J. Burns, Jacob Young, Tom L. Roberts, James F. Courtney, and T. Selwyn Ellis
  • Understanding Task-Performance Chain Feed-Forward and Feedback Relationships in E-health, Mike Chiasson, Helen Kelley, and Angela Downey
  • Treating Depression with a Behavior Change Support System without Face-to-Face Therapy, Liisa Kuonanoja, Sitwat Langrial, Raimo Lappalainen, P?ivi Lappalainen, and Harri Oinas-Kukkonen

Vance's guest-edited 2014 special section addressing Patient-Centered E-Health is available for download from Volume 34 of Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS).

Articles include:

  • Editors’ Introduction to the Special Section on Patient-centered e-Health: Research Opportunities and Challenges, E. Vance Wilson and Diane M. Strong
  • Underpinning a Guiding Theory of Patient-Centered E-Health, E. Vance Wilson, Weiyi Wang, and Steven D. Sheetz
  • Patients Are Not Simply Health IT Users or Consumers: The Case for “e Healthicant” Applications, Susan A. Sherer
  • Making the Case for Leveraging the Patient-Centered E-Health (PCEH) Context to Expand Information Systems Theory, Aaron Baird
  • Mission Impossible? Putting the Patient Back in Patient Care, Harold Pardue, Amy Campbell, Matt Campbell, and Pamela Wisniewski
  • Canadian Patient Perceptions of Electronic Personal Health Records: An Empirical Investigation, Norm Archer and Mihail Cocosila
  • Enhancing Patient Physician Communication with Electronic Symptom Reporting (ESR): A Multilevel Model, Michael S. Dohan and Joseph Tan
  • Media Reinforcement for Psychological Empowerment in Chronic Disease Management, Kaushik Ghosh, Jiban Khuntia, Sudhir Chawla, and Xiaodong Deng
  • Integrating Users in an Interactive Video Education Project: Reframing the Patient-Centered Strategy of a Cystic Fibrosis Centre, Marcello Aspria, Marleen de Mul, Samantha Adams, and Roland Bal
  • Design and Development of a Patient-Centered E-Health System to Improve Patient Understanding at Discharge, Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca, Benjamin Schooley, and Seong-Jong Joo
  • An Empirical Validation of the Patient-centered e-Health Framework in Patient-focused Websites, Arnold Kamis, Yurong Yao, and Seokjin Kim
  • A Multilevel Investigation of Participation Within Virtual Health Communities, Nima Kordzadeh, Charles Zhechao Liu, Yoris A. Au, and Jan Guynes Clark
  • Seek or Provide: Comparative Effects of Online Information Sharing on Seniors’ Quality of Life, Joo Hee Choi, Sunjae Kim, Jae Yun Moon, Jungmin Kang, Inseong Lee, and Jinwoo Kim
  • How Trust Is Formed in Online Health Communities: A Process Perspective, Hanmei Fan, Reeva Lederman, Stephen P. Smith, and Shanton Chang
  • Not Just for Support: Companionship Activities in Healthcare Virtual Support Communities, Kuang-Yuan Huang, InduShobha Chengalur-Smith, and Weijia Ran

Vance's edited book, Patient-Centered E-Health, is available from and other booksellers

Publisher's notice: Adoption of a user-centered design (UCD) focus has immensely enriched the health industry. Application of UCD concepts are key to successful development of e-services, including e-health. Patient-Centered E-Health presents the perspective of a distinct form of e-health that is patient-focused, patient-active, and patient-empowered. This must-have book for researchers, educators, and healthcare practitioners addresses the special characteristics of the e-health domain through a user-centered design, providing foundational topics in areas such as patient-centered design methods, psychological aspects of online health communication, and e-health marketing.


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