Information Systems and Institutional Entrepreneurship: How IT Carries Institutional Changes in Chronic Disease Management

  • Kui Du
  • Yanli Huang
  • Liang Li
  • Xiaolu Luo
  • Wei ZhangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10983)


In this working-in-progress paper, we propose a qualitative study of using Information Technologies (IT) to help battle Chromic Disease Management (CDM). Using the institutional entrepreneurship theory, we argue that IT provides the vehicle with which and the context within which healthcare providers can proactively and innovatively improve CDM.


Information technologies Institutional entrepreneurship Chronic disease management Patient-Centered Medical Home 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kui Du
    • 1
  • Yanli Huang
    • 2
  • Liang Li
    • 3
  • Xiaolu Luo
    • 4
  • Wei Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of Massachusetts BostonBostonUSA
  2. 2.Innovation CenterWuhou Health BureauChengduChina
  3. 3.University of International, Business and EconomicsBeijingChina
  4. 4.Tiaoshanta Health Community CenterChengduChina

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