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Monica E. Tremblay

Monica E. Tremblay

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 250
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-3741
E: tremblay@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Business Administration
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Master of Science, Management Information Systems
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Information Exchanges
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Business Intelligence, Analytics, Data Mining and Data Quality

Professional Activities

Dr. Tremblay has both research and consulting experience in the areas of electronic health records, health information exchanges, and data analytics. She is currently the Principal Investigator on a grant entitled "Evaluation of the Implementation of the Statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the State of Florida” which is funded by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). She is a subcontractor on a grant awarded to Our Kids of Miami Dade and Monroe by the Health Foundation of South Florida entitled “Evaluation of Outcomes Through the use of Electronic Medical Passports at Our Kids”. She is also working as a co-investigator in two Veterans Administration, Health Services Research and Development funded studies: "Using Knowledge Discovery Strategies to Identify Fall-related Injuries in the VA", and "Using Text Mining to Differentiate Between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Veterans" as well participating as a co-investigator in the “Consortium for Healthcare Informatics Research”, a national initiative for the Veterans Administration, Health Services Research and Development. Along with two other faculty members at FIU, Dr. Tremblay was also awarded funding from the Central and North Florida HIMSS to lead a group of graduate students in a study entitled “Stakeholder Distrust as a Barrier to Health Information Exchange Participation”.


Dr. Tremblay is frequently invited as an expert panelist in the area of health informatics. She also serves an advisor on several committees including is on the Technical Advisory Panel for the Health Council of South Florida’s (HCSF) Miami Matters, and the steering committee (Workforce Development Sub-Committee) of the South Florida Regional Extension Center (SFREC). Additionally, Dr Tremblay serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Healthcare technology and Dissemination Sciences Study Section of the Agency of Healthcare Quality (AHRQ), which is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH). Prior to her academic career, she worked for Exxon U.S.A. as a Systems Analyst in Houston, Texas, and in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1991-1996).

Courses Taught

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics Applications
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting
  • Cooperative Education in Management Information Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Design and Management of Health Information Systems
  • Electronic Health Record and Clinical Support System
  • Introduction to Health and Health Informatics
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Seminar on Health Informatics and Healthcare IT Re
  • Special Topics in Decision Sciences
  • Special Topics in Management Information Systems

Refereed Journal Articles

Fenton, S. F., Tremblay, M. C., & Lehman, H. (2016). Focusing on informatics education. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. (Accepted)

Tremblay, M., Deckard, G., & Klein, R. (2016). Health Informatics and Analytics – Building a Program to Integrate Business Analytics across Clinical and Administrative Disciplines. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 23.

Zadeh, P., & Tremblay, M. C. (2015). A review of the literature and proposed classification on e-prescribing: Functions, assimilation stages, benefits, concerns, and risks. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. View Article

Smith, A., Bradley, R. V., Bichescu, B. C., & Tremblay, M. C. (2013). IT governance characteristics, electronic medical records sophistication, and financial performance in U.S. Hospitals: An empirical investigation. Decision Sciences, 44(3).

Chaterjee, S., LeRouge, C. M., & Tremblay, M. C. (2013). Educating Students in Healthcare Information Technology: IS Community Barriers, Challenges, and Paths Forward. Communications of the AIS. View Article

Tremblay, M. C., Hevner, A. R., & Berndt, D. J. (2012). Design of an information volatility measure for health care decision making. Decision Support Systems, 52(2).

Stahl, B. C., Tremblay, M. C., & LeRouge, C. M. (2011). Focus groups as a method of critical social information systems research: How the choice of method can promote emancipation. European Journal of Information Systems, 20(4).

Tremblay, M. C., Dutta, K., & Vandermeer, D. (2010). Using data mining techniques to discover bias patterns in missing data. ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, 2(1).

Tremblay, M. C., Hevner, A., & Berndt, D. J. (2010). Focus groups for artifact refinement and evaluation in design research. Communications of the AIS, 26(1).

Tremblay, M. C., Berndt, D. J., Luther, S. L., & Foulis, P. R. (2009). Identifying fall-related injuries: Text mining the electronic medical record. Information Technology & Management, 10(4).

Le, R. C., Tremblay, M. C., & Baskett, L. (2008). Using dashboard technology properly. Health Progress, 89(5).

Tremblay, M. C., Fuller, R., Berndt, D., & Studnicki, J. (2007). Doing more with more information: Changing healthcare planning with OLAP tools. Decision Support Systems, 43(4).

Berndt, D., Fuller, R., Tremblay, M. C., & Davis, C. (2006). Communication Challenges in Requirements Elicitation and the use of the Repertory Grid Technique. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 46(5).


Tremblay, M. C., VanderMeer, D., Rothenberger, M., Gupta, A., & Yoon, V. (2014). Advancing the Impact of Design Science: Moving from Theory to Practice. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

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