Academic Conferences

  1. Gopal, R., Hidaji, H., Kutlu, S., Patterson, R.A., Yaraghi, N. “Modeling Government Policy for Protecting User Privacy on Healthcare Websites”, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), Washington, D.C, November 2019.

  2. Gopal, R., Hidaji, H., Kutlu, S., Patterson, R.A., Yaraghi, N. “Modeling Government Policy for Protecting User Privacy on Healthcare Websites”, INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Boston, MA, July 2019.

  3. Gopal, R., Hidaji, H., Kutlu, S., Patterson, R.A., Yaraghi, N. “User Information Sharing on Healthcare Websites”, Annual ISMS Marketing Science Conference, Roma, Italy, June 2019.

  4. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Utility Maximization in Physicians’ Referral Networks: Model and Methodology”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), San Francisco, CA, December 2018.

  5. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “The Interlinked Effects of Health Information Exchange (HIE) Adoption and Physician Referrals: An Empirical Analysis”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), Phoenix, AZ, November 2018.

  6. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “The Impact of Nursing Home IoT Adoption and Rating System Inflation Control”, Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2018. (Nominated for the best problem-driven analytical research award)

  7. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “A Framework of a Multi-utility Driven Referral Decision Support System”, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), Washington, D.C, October 2018.

  8. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Optimizing the Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Seoul, Korea, December 2017.

  9. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Designing Incentive-Pricing Mechanisms to Promote Health Information Exchange”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Seoul, Korea, December 2017. (Received the best research in progress paper award)

  10. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Audit or Subsidize? The Impact of IoT Adoption on Nursing Home Rating System”, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Seoul, Korea, December 2017.

  11. Yaraghi, N., Wang, W., Gao, G., Agarwal, R. “Non-Clinical Ratings Provided by Commercial Websites and Clinical Ratings Provided by the Government are Equally Important for Online Users: A Controlled Experimental Survey Study”, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), Washington, D.C, November 2017.

  12. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Participation in Health Information Exchanges and Physicians' Referral Patterns: Are they Mutually Reinforcing?”, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), Washington, D.C, November 2017.

  13. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Audit or Subsidize? The Impact of IoT Adoption on Nursing Homes' Rating System”, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), Washington, D.C, November 2017.

  14. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Co-evolution of Health Information Exchange Adoption and Physicians’ Referral Networks: A Stochastic Actor-Oriented Paradigm”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), Houston, TX, October 2017.

  15. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Participation in Health Information Exchanges and Physicians' Referral Patterns: Are they Mutually Reinforcing?”, Symposium on Data Science for Healthcare (DaSH), Ridgefield, CT, October 2017.

  16. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Does Health Information Exchange impact Physicians’ Referral Patterns?”, Secure Knowledge Management Workshop, Tampa, FL, October 2017

  17. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Catching Them Red-handed: Optimizing the Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Dublin, Ireland, December 2016.

  18. Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Drivers and Processes of Patients’ Privacy Decisions on Health Information Exchange Platforms”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Dublin, Ireland, December 2016.

  19. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Catching Them Red-handed: Optimizing the Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), Nashville, TN, November 2016.

  20. Eftekhari, S., Yaraghi, N., Singh, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Do Health Information Exchanges Deter Repetition of Medical Services?”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, October 2016.

  21. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “Catching Them Red-handed: Optimizing the Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, October 2016.

  22. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “A Graph-Based Model for Improving the Audit Process of a Nursing Home Rating System”, Production & Operations Management Society Annual Conference (POMS), Orlando, FL, May 2016.

  23. Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “An Empirical Investigation on the Prevalence of Manipulation in Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), Philadelphia, PA, November 2015.

  24.  Han, X., Yaraghi, N., Gopal, R. “An Empirical Investigation on the Prevalence of Manipulation in Nursing Homes’ Rating System”, Patient-Centric Healthcare Management in the Age of Analytics (Kelly School of Business), Bloomington, IN, October 2015.

  25. Yaraghi, N. “An Empirical Analysis of the Financial Benefits of Health Information Exchange in Emergency Departments”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, October 2015. (Received the young researcher award)

  26. Yaraghi, N. “An Empirical Analysis of the Financial Benefits of Health Information Exchange in Emergency Departments”, INFORMS Healthcare, Nashville, TN, July 2015.

  27. Yaraghi, N., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Disclosure of Medical History on Health Information Exchange Platforms: Rational Drivers, Psychological Cues and Environmental Effects”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), San Francisco, CA, November 2014.

  28. Yaraghi, N., West, D., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Drivers and Deterrents of Affordable Care Act Enrollment: A State Level Analysis”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE),Washington, DC, October 2014.

  29. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Health Information Exchange as a Multisided Platform: Adoption, Usage and Practice Involvement in Service Co-production”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, November 2013.

  30. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Consenting Adults: Why Do Patients Disclose Their Medical History on Health Information Exchange Platforms?”, Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST), Minneapolis, MN, October 2013.

  31. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Modeling Practice Efficiencies in Healthcare Information Exchanges and Implications for HIE Network Growth”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Orlando, FL, December 2012.

  32. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R., Singh, R. “Professional and Geographical Network Effects on HIE growth”, Workshop on Health Information Technology & Economics (WHITE), Washington, DC, October 2012.

  33. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R., Gopal, R., Ramesh, R. “Interlinked Network Effects in Healthcare Information Exchange Growth”, Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), Shanghai, China, December 2011. (Nominated for the best paper award)

  34. Venkatesan, S., Yaraghi, N., Oh, O., Rao, R. “Investigating the Role of Twitter Services in the Egyptian Social Movement”, Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN), New York, NY, September 2012.

  35. Yaraghi, N., Du, A., Sharman, R. Gopal, R., Ramesh, R., Singh, R., Singh, G. “Clustering Physicians Based on Professional Proximity Using SAS,” SAS Global Forum, Orlando, FL, April 2012.

  36. Yaraghi, N., Kishore, R., Chen, R. “Mining and Merging DATAMONITOR and WRDS Databases with SAS”, SAS Global Forum, Orlando, FL, April 2012.

  37. Yaraghi, N., Sharman, R., Singh, R., Singh, G. “Application of Monte Carlo Analytical Hierarchy Process in Prioritizing Electronic Medical Record Success Factors”, Symposium on Healthcare Advancements in Research and Practice (SHARP),  Moorhead, MN, April 2011.

  38. Hajbagheri, M., Yaraghi, N. “A Model For Integrating Quantitative Risk Analysis of Vendor’s Environmental Performance Into Supplier Selection Process”, Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, December 2009. (Received the best student paper award)

  39. Yaraghi, N., Hajbagheri, M. “A New Approach to Model Cost and Duration of Projects in Stochastic Environments”, Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, December 2009.

Policy Forums

  1. West, D., Hennessey, S., Yaraghi, N., Turner-Lee, N. “Technology Policy and the Trump Administration”, The Brookings Institution, December 2016.

  2. Yaraghi, N., Edelman, T. “Evaluating and Improving the Nursing Home Ratings System”, The Brookings Institution, December 2016.

  3. Yaraghi, N., Koltai, S., Sonenshine, S., Hume, C. “Peace Through Entrepreneurship? Improving Middle Eastern security by Creating Jobs”, The Brookings Institution, September 2016.

  4. Bhatal, H., Farmer, R., Serkes, K., Konnoth, C., Yaraghi, N. “As Health Data Exchanges Grow, What Rights Do Patients Have?”, Health Privacy Summit, June 2016.

  5. Chopra, A., Dawson, N., Yaraghi, N. “Outside, In: Unhealthy Hacking: Medical Privacy in the Age of Cyber Attacks”, Politico, May 2016.

  6. Yaraghi, N., Gilliam, M. “Innovations in Health”, University of Chicago, November 2015.

  7. Kamarck, E., Patashnik, E., Yaraghi, N. “Assessing the Affordable Care Act’s Efficacy, Implementation, and Policy Implications Five Years Later”, The Brookings Institution, April 2015. 

  8. West, D., Yaraghi, N. Schwartz, S., Cronin, K., Koslov, T. “Improving Patient Care through Healthcare Connectivity”, The Brookings Institution, October 2014.

Invited Talks

  1. March 2018, American College of Cardiology.

  2. March 2017, Cleveland Health IT Summit.

  3. November 2016, eHealth Initiative Executive Roundtable.

  4. November 2016, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University.

  5. November 2016, College of Business, Idaho State University.

  6. October 2016, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.

  7. September 2016, RISE West Healthcare Summit.

  8. June 2016, Virginia Local Government Management Association.

  9. September 2015, Electronic Health Records Association (EHRA) Government Affairs and Leadership Retreat.

  10. July 2015, Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Government Relations.

  11. November 2014, Department of Economics, University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

  12. May 2013, Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo.

  13. February 2013, Collage of Information Science and Technology, Pennsylvania State University. 

  14. December 2011, Graduate School of Management and Economics, Sharif University of Technology.