Smart Health, Bright Future
Doug Vogel
Doug Vogel 

Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Honorary Director of eHealth Research Institute


1965 - 1969B.S.

in Electrical Engineering,

Montantana State University
1696 - Computer Science,U.C.L.A.
1982 - Business Administration/MIS,University of Minnesota
Academic and Professional Experience:

HIT Alibaba Cloud Data Science Academy, Honorary Dean, 2017 - present.

Harbin Institute of Technology, Professor of Information Systems and eHealth Research Institute Director, 2013 - present.

City University of Hong Kong, Acting Head, Dept. of Management (2012), DBA Program Director and Visiting Professor, Dept. of IS, 2011 - 2013.

City University of Hong Kong, Chair Professor, Dept. of IS, 2000 - 2011.

City University of Hong Kong, Professor, Dept. of IS, 1998 - 2000.

University of Arizona, Associate Professor, Dept. of MIS, 1992 - 1998.

University of Arizona, Research Director for the Center for the Management of Information (CMI), 1989 - 1998.

University of Arizona, Assistant Professor, Dept. of MIS, 1986 - 1992.

University of Minnesota, Research Coordinator for the Management Information Systems Research Center (MISRC), 1984 - 1986.

University of Minnesota, Instructor and Research Assistant, 1982 - 1984.

CMI Incorporated, series of managerial positions including Director of Engineering and General Manager as well as Innovation Director on the Board of Directors, 1972 - 1982.

Recent Research Grants and Projects:

[1] 2023.01-2027.12, The Major Research Plan of National Natural Science Foundation of China

(71871073), Medical Health Collaborative Service Mechanism Based on Internet of Healthcare System (IHS), Main Participant
[2] 2019.01-2022.12, The General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China

(71871073), Research on Management Model Innovation of Chronic Disease Based on Mobile Services, Principal Investigator

[3] Development of a student learning behavior diagnostic tool for the “Discovery Enriched Curriculum (Co PI with L. Vrijmoed), TDG, (HK$177,200), 2012.

[4] Exploring Echo360 Continuance in a Trilingual Environment (with K. P. Mark and Eva Wong), Echo360 Corp., (US$ 10,000), 2009.

[5] Collaborative e-Managerial Support for e-Science and e-Social Science (with Kuldeep Kumar), GRF, (HK$575,460 increased to HK$633,006), 2008.

[6] A study of ubiquitous technologies in higher education in Hong Kong (CoI with David Kennedy, David Miles and Tom Boyle), GRF, (HK$509,224), 2008.

[7] Supporting Adaptive Learning Processes in the e-Learning Environment Using Intelligent Agents (CoI with Maggie Wang), GRF, (HK$390,591), 2008.

Journal Articles:

[1] Yabin Yang, Xitong Guo, Tianshi Wu, Doug Vogel, The effects of social media use and consumer engagement on physician online return: evidence from Weibo, Internet Research, 2023.

[2] Qianqian Zhang, Zeyu Peng, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Product involvement and routine use of a niche product from a well-known company: The moderating effect of gender, Information & Management, 60(2): 103758, 2023.

[3] Shanshan Guo, Yuanyuan Dang, Doug Vogel, Bofei She. The effect of offline medical resource distribution on online physician-patient interaction: Empirical study with online and offline data, JMIR Formative Research, 7(1): e43533, 2023.

[4] Qianqian Zhang, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Examining the health impact of elderly ICT use in China. Information Technology for Development, 28(3): 451-467, 2022.

[5] Xitong Guo, Guanyi Lu, Veronica H. Villena, Doug Vogel, Gregory R. Heim, Supply chain transformation and technology management challenges in developing regions: Inductive theory building from rural Chinese nanostores, Journal of Operations Management, 68(5): 454-486, 2022.

[6] Yifan He, Xitong Guo, Tianshi Wu, Doug Vogel, The effect of interactive factors on online health consultation review deviation: An empirical investigation, International Journal of Medical Informatics, 163: 104781, 2022.

[7] Qianqian Zhang, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Addressing elderly loneliness with ICT Use: The role of ICT self-efficacy and health consciousness, Psychology, Health & Medicine, 27(5): 1063-1071, 2022.

[8] Xiumei Ma, Yongqiang Sun, Xitong Guo, Kee-hung Lai, Doug Vogel, Understanding users’ negative responses to recommendation algorithms in short-video platforms: a perspective based on the Stressor-Strain-Outcome (SSO) framework, Electronic Markets, 2022: 1-18, 2022.

[9] Xiumei Ma, Xiaofei Zhang, Xitong Guo, Kee-hung Lai, Doug Vogel, Examining the role of ICT usage in loneliness perception and mental health of the elderly in China, Technology in Society, 67: 101718, 2021.

[10] Qianqian Zhang, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Information and communication technology use for life satisfaction among the elderly: a motivation perspective. American Journal of Health Behavior, 45(4): 701-710, 2021.

[11] Deborah Bunker, Annette Mills, Doug Vogel, Special Section of Invited Papers from the 30th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 2021, 25.

[12] Xiaofei Zhang, Xitong Guo, Shuk Ying Ho, Kee-hung Lai, Doug Vogel, Effects of emotional attachment on mobile health-monitoring service usage: An affect transfer perspective. Information & Management, 58(2): 103312, 2021.

[13] Fanbo Meng, Xitong Guo, Zeyu Peng, Kee-hung Lai, Doug Vogel, Investigating the effects of negative health mood on acceptance of mobile health services, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 22(3): 228-247, 2021.

[14] Yuanyuan Dang, Shanshan Guo, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Privacy protection in online health communities: Natural experimental empirical study, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(5): e16246, 2020.

[15] Fanbo Meng, Xitong Guo, Zeyu Peng, Xiaofei Zhang, Doug Vogel, A 2020 perspective on “the routine use of mobile health services in the presence of health consciousness”. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 40: 100931, 2020.

[16] Qianqian Zhang, Zeyu Peng, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel. The routine use of a niche product from a well-known company: An empirical investigation of ApplePay, PACIS, 2020.

[17] Yufei Li, Yuanyuan Song, Wei Zhao, Xitong Guo, Xiaofeng Ju and Doug Vogel, “Exploring the Role of Online Health Community Information in Patients’ Decisions to Switch from Online to Offline Medical Services,” International Journal of Medical Informatics, 130: 103951, 2019.

[18] Fanbo Meng, Xitong Guo, Zeyu Peng, Xiaofei Zhang* and Doug Vogel, “The Routine Use of Mobile Health Services in the Presence of Health Consciousness,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 35: 100847, 2019.

[19] Yan Li, Xitong Guo, Carol Hsu, Xiaoxiao Liu and Doug Vogel, “Exploring the Impact of the Prescription Automatic Screening System in Health Care Services: Quasi-Experiment,” JMIR Medical Informatics,7(2): 114-126, 2019.

[20] Shuk Ying Ho, Xitong Guo and Doug Vogel, “Opportunities and Challenges in Healthcare Information Systems Research: Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 44:852-873, 2019.

[21] Shanshan Guo, Xitong Guo, Xiaofei Zhang and Doug Vogel, “Doctor-Patient Relationship Strength’s Impact in an Online Healthcare Community,” Information Technology for Development, 24(2): 279-300, 2018.

[22] Shanshan Guo, Xitong Guo, Yulin Fang and Doug Vogel, “How Doctors Gain Social and Economic Returns in Online Health-Care Communities: A Professional Capital Perspective,” Journal of Management Information Systems, 34(2): 487-519, 2017.

[23] Xiaofei Zhang, Xitong Guo, Yi Wu, Kee-hung Lai and Doug Vogel, “Exploring the Inhibitors of Online Health Service Use Intention: A Status Quo Bias Perspective,” Information and Management, 54(8): 987-997, 2017.

[24] Doug Vogel, Jing Zhao, Zhen Zhu, Xitong Guo and Jianqing Chen, “Introduction to the Special Issue on Service-Oriented E-Business Development,” Electronic Markets, 27(3): 197-198, 2017.

[25] Xitong Guo, Xiaofei Zhang, Xiaoxiao Liu, Doug Vogel, "Data-driven e-health service management: Challenges and Prospects," Management Science, 30(1): 3-14, 2017.

[26] Xitong Guo, Shanshan Guo, Doug Vogel and Yijun Li, “Online Healthcare Community Interaction Dynamics,” Journal of Management Science and Engineering, 1(1): 58-74, 2016.

[27] Xiongfei Cao, Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel and Xi Zhang, “Exploring the Influence of Social Media on Employee Work Performance,” Internet Research, 26(2): 529-545, 2016.

[28] Ziyu Yan, Xitong Guo and Doug Vogel, “Understanding Dynamic Collaboration in Teleconsultation,” Information Technology for Development, 22(1): 152-167, 2016.

[29] Xitong Guo, Sherry X. Sun and Doug Vogel, “A Dataflow Perspective for Business Process Integration,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 5(4): 1-33, 2014.

[30] Ziyu Yan, Xitong Guo, Matthew K.O. Lee and Douglas R. Vogel, “A Conceptual Model of Technology Features and Technostress in Telemedicine Communication,” Information Technology & People, 26(3): 283-297, 2013.

[31] Xitong Guo, Doug Vogel, Zhongyun Zhou, Xi Zhang and Huaping Chen, “Chaos Theory as a Lens for Interpreting Blogging,” Journal of Management Information Systems, 26(1): 101-127, 2009.

Book Chapters:

[1] Vogel, D., Guo, X., Linger, H., Barry, C., Lang, M., & Schneider, C. (Eds.). (2016). Transforming Healthcare Through Information Systems: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Information Systems Development (Vol. 17). Springer.

Recognition and Awards:

AIS Distinguished Member - Cum Laude – 2021

Australasian Institute of Digital Health Fellow -- 2020

AIS Technology VISION award -- 2020

State Specially Recruited Expert, P.R. China -- 2013

Association for Information Systems (AIS) President -- 2012

Association for Information Systems (AIS) President-elect -- 2011

Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education) - 2011

AIS LEO Committee for 2010 and 2011

AIS Fellow Selection Committee – 2009, 2013

IEEE Software Advisory Board - 2009

Most Cited Author in Pacific Asia – 2009

ICIS Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair – 2009

ICIS Track Co-Chair – 2007, 2009

ICIS Doctoral Consortium Faculty - 2008

KMAP Doctoral Consortium Faculty - 2006

Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow – 2004

AIS recognition for Innovation in Education - 2004

ACIS Doctoral Consortium Faculty - 2004

Ed-Media Outstanding Paper Award – 2004, 2007



Office location:Room 247, 2H 
Research Area:


Knowledge Management

Group Decision System