Abraham (Avi) Seidmann

Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar Professor, Information Systems Associate Research Director, Health Analytics and Digital Health, DBI
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  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Education
  • PhD, Texas Tech University, 1980
  • MSc, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1973
  • BSc, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1970
    Publications
  • Allen, R., Nakonechnyi, A., Seidmann, A., Roberts, J. (2020). "Predicting Students’ College Drop Out and Departure Decisions by Analyzing their Campus-Based Social Network Text Messages", Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • Hong, Z., Seidmann, A. (2020). "Identification of Institutional Characteristics that May Drive (Avoidable) Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents", Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • Friedman, D., Rajan, B., Seidmann, A. (2019). "A randomized trial of telemedicine for migraine management", Cephalalgia, 39 (12), 1577-1585
  • Seidmann, A., Rajan, B., Friedman, D. (2019). "A Randomized Trial of Telemedicine for Migraine Management", Neurology Online 4.10-4.001
  • Rajan, B., Tezcan, T., Seidmann, A. (2019). "Service Systems with Heterogeneous Customers: Investigating the Effect of Telemedicine on Chronic Care", Management Science, 65 (3), 1236-1267
  • Saha, R., Seidmann, A., Tilson, V. (2019). "The Impact of Custom Contracting and theInfomediaryRole of Healthcare GPOs", Production and Operations Management, 28 (3), 650-667
  • Seidmann, A., Rajan, B., Friedman, D. (2019). "A Randomized Trial of Telemedicine for Migraine Management", Proceedings of the ... Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • Wu, T., Seidmann, A., Rui, H. (2019). "Organic Advertising? The Effect of Featured Review on Consumer Rating", Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • Gunarathne, P., Rui, H., Seidmann, A. (2019). "Racial Discrimination in Social Media Customer Service: Evidence from a Popular Microblogging Platform", Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • Seidmann, A., Gunarathne, P., Rui, H. (2018). "Racial Bias in Social Media Customer Service: Evidence from Twitter", Proceedings of the Thirty Ninth International Conference on Information Systems
  • Lu, S., Rui, H., Seidmann, A. (2018). "Does Technology Substitute for Nurses? Staffing Decisions in Nursing Homes", Management Science, 64 (4), 1842-1859
  • Wu, T., Seidmann, A. (2018). "Can Irrelevant Benchmark Information Help When Making Business Decisions Under Uncertainty? An Empirical Investigation of the Newsvendor Game", Decision Support Systems, 107 40-40
  • Gunarathne, P., Rui, H., Seidmann, A. (2018). "When Social Media Delivers Customer Service: Differential Customer Treatment in the Airline Industry", MIS Quarterly, 42 (2), 489-520
    Research Presentations
  • Seidmann, A. , Wan, F. Do Biosimilars Jeopardize or Encourage Innovations in Bio-pharmaceutical Industry? A Study of The Impact of FDA’S Biosimilar Action Plan, INFORMS National Meeting, Virtual Meeting, 2020
  • Seidmann, A. , Hong, Z. Identification of Institutional Characteristics Behind Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents, INFORMS National Meeting, Virtual Meeting, 2020
  • Seidmann, A. , Altintas, O. Platform Pricing Strategies In Two-sided Markets Under Competition With Partial Multi-homing, INFORMS National Meeting, Virtual Meeting, 2020
  • Seidmann, A. Beyond Medical Technology to Successful Social Longevity, Swedish Academy on The Future of Aging - How Longevity will Change the Way We Live, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019
  • Seidmann, A. The Power of Hybrid Medical Research: Merging Analytic Modeling With Clinical and Operations Data Research, Research Roundtable: Data Analytics in Healthcare, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2019
  • Seidmann, A. , Wan, F. Dynamics of Assignee Networks: A New Approach for Measuring the Impact on Patent Value Based on Network Analysis, e 52nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Grand Wailea, Maui, HI, 2019
    Awards and Honors
  • 2018, Faculty Volunteer Award, University of Rochester