Information Systems Frontiers

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 311–314 | Cite as

Response to Delamater’s Comment on “A Conceptual Framework for Quality Healthcare Accessibility: A Scalable Approach for Big Data Technologies”

  • Miloslava Plachkinova
  • Au Vo
  • Brian Hilton
  • Rahul Bhaskar

The authors would like to thank Dr. Delamater for his interest and critique of our paper. We value these types of critiques as they serve as a vehicle in which science as a whole moves forward. We would also like to thank the Editors of Information Systems Frontiers for their support in improving the quality of scientific research and innovations by encouraging dialogues among researcg community in different fields. This rejoinder, in effect, will delineate our research paradigm and motivation. We hope that this will provide a contextual framework that guides our study.

Information Systems, as a field, is inherently transdisciplinary: we aspire to combine constructs, theories, and methods from different disciplines to create Information Technology (IT) artifacts that can be implemented in organizations and used by individuals. As defined by Nicolescu ( 2014), “Transdisciplinarity concerns that which is at once between the disciplines, across the different disciplines, and beyond all...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miloslava Plachkinova
    • 1
  • Au Vo
    • 2
  • Brian Hilton
    • 3
  • Rahul Bhaskar
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Information and Technology Management, Sykes College of BusinessUniversity of TampaTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Information Systems, College of BusinessSan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Center for Information Systems and TechnologyClaremont Graduate UniversityClaremontUSA
  4. 4.Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Mihaylo College of Business and EconomicsCalifornia State University, FullertonFullertonUSA

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