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
Business Intelligence, Analytics, Data Mining and Data Quality
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).
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
Seminar on Health Informatics and Healthcare IT Re
Smith, A., Bradley, R. V., Bichescu, B. & Tremblay, M. (2013). IT governance characteristics, electronic medical records sophistication, and financial performance in U.S. Hospitals: An empirical investigation. Decision Sciences. 44 (3).
Tremblay, M., Hevner, A. R. & Berndt, D. J. (2012). Design of an information volatility measure for health care decision making. Decision Support Systems. 52 (2), 331-341.
Stahl, B., Tremblay, M. & 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), 378-394.
Tremblay, M., 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), 1-19.
Tremblay, M., Hevner, A. & Berndt, D. J. (2010). Focus groups for artifact refinement and evaluation in design research. Communications of the AIS. 26 (1), 599-618.
Tremblay, M., 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), 253-265.
Le Rouge, C., Tremblay, M. & Baskett, L. (2008). Using dashboard technology properly. Health Progress. 89 (5), 16-23.
Tremblay, M., Fuller, R., Berndt, D. & Studnicki, J. (2007). Doing more with more information: Changing healthcare planning with OLAP tools. Decision Support Systems. 43 (4), 1305-1320.
Berndt, D., Fuller, R., Tremblay, M. & Davis, C. (2006). Communication Challenges in Requirements Elicitation and the use of the Repertory Grid Technique. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 46 (5), 78-86.