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Indranil (Indy) Bardhan


Department:     Information, Risk & Operations Management

Additional Titles:     Foster Parker Centennial Professor in Information Technology

Research Areas:     Artificial Intelligence, Business Value of IT, Healthcare Management, Information Systems

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Indranil Bardhan is Foster Parker Centennial Professor of Management for the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches courses in the MBA program as well as the M.S. at the Dell Medical School.

Bardhan is a distinguished bellow of the INFORMS Information Systems Society. His work focuses on healthcare analytics, digital health innovation, and the economic impact of information technology, and involves close collaboration with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the UT Dell Medical School.

His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the UT Health system and has won seven best paper or runner-up awards. He currently serves as senior editor at Information Systems Research and associate editor at Management Science. He previously served as Senior Editor at MIS Quarterly and co-editor of a special issue on “The Role of Information Systems and Analytics in Chronic Disease Management."




Best Conference Paper Award, Health Information Technology and Analytics


McCombs Research Excellence Award


Best Paper Award from AIS SIG Advances in Sourcing for 2023


Information Systems Society Cluster Best Paper Award


Best Paper Award (Senior Scholar category), SIG on IT in Healthcare of the Association for Information Systems


Distinguished Fellow, INFORMS Information Systems Society

Chenzhang Bao, and Indranil Bardhan.  Mar 2024.
Measuring Value in Healthcare: Lessons from Accountable Care Organizations. Health Affairs Scholar 2(3): 1-8.

The Effect of Audit Committee Financial Expertise on Earnings Management Tactics in the Post-

SOX Era. March 2024. Advances in Accounting, Vol. 64 (with H. Xia, S. Lin, and S. Li).

Sezgin Ayabakan, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng.  Mar 2024. 
Impact of Telehealth and Process Virtualization on Healthcare Utilization. 
Information Systems Research 35(1): 45-65.

Tianjian Guo, Indranil Bardhan, and Anjum Khursid. Oct 2023.
Social Determinants of Health and ER Admission Risk: Role of Information Integration during COVID-19. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems 14(4), Article No. 29, pp. 1-25.

Indranil Bardhan, Shu Lin, and Lizhong Hao.  Dec 2023.
Internal Audit Function and the Precision and Accuracy of Management Forecasts.

Journal of Management and Governance 27(4): 1339-1365.

Jingyun Li,  Indranil R. Bardhan, Suresh Sethi, and W. Steves Ring. Oct 2023. Hospital and Surgeon Experience and Patient Health Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Operations Management 69(7): 1153-1175.


Indranil Bardhan, Chenzhang Bao, and Sezgin Ayabakan. Sep 2023. Value Implications of Sourcing Electronic Health Records: The Role of Practice Integration in Hospitals. Information Systems Research 34(3): 1169-1190.

Indranil R. Bardhan and Chenzhang Bao. Jun 2022. Performance of Accountable Care Organizations: Effective Use of Health IT and Quality-Efficiency Tradeoffs. Information Systems Research 33(2): 697-717.

Indranil R. Bardhan and Narayan Ramasubbu. 2021. Reconfiguring for Agility: Examining the Performance Implications of Project Team Autonomy through an Organizational Policy Experiment. MIS Quarterly 45(4), 2261-2279.

Sezgin Ayabakan, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Zhiqiang (Eric) Zhang. 2021. Triple Aim and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology 8, 1-10.

Danish H. Saifee, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Atanu Lahiri. 2020. Are Online Reviews of Physicians Reliable Indicators of Clinical Outcomes? A Focus on Chronic Disease Management. Information Systems Research 31(4), 1282-1300.

Indranil R. Bardhan, H. Chen, and Elena Karahanna. 2020. Connecting Systems, Data, and People: A Multiple-Disciplinary Research Roadmap for Chronic Disease Management. MIS Quarterly 44(1), 185-200.

Chenzhang Bao, Indranil R. Bardhan, Harpreet Singh, Bruce Meyer, and Kirk Kirksey. 2020. Patient-provider Engagement and its Impact on Health Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study of Patient Portal Use. MIS Quarterly 44(2), 699-723.

Danish H. Saifee, Indranil R. Bardhan, Atanu Lahiri, and Zhiqiang Zheng. 2019. Adherence to Clinical Guidelines, Electronic Health Record Use, and Online Reviews. Journal of Management of Information Systems 36(4), 1071-1104.

Jeong-ha Oh, Z. Zheng, and Indranil R. Bardhan. 2018. Sooner or Later? Health Information Technology, Length of Stay, and Readmission Risk. Production and Operations Management 27(11), 2038-2053.

S. Ayabakan, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Z. Zheng. 2017. A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach to Estimate IT-Enabled Production Capability. MIS Quarterly 41(1), 189-205.

C. Bao and Indranil R. Bardhan. 2017. Antecedents of Patient Health Outcomes in Dialysis Clinics: A National Study. Journal of Centrum Cathedra: Business and Economics 10(1).

D. Saifee and Indranil R. Bardhan. 2017. Healthcare Outcomes, Information Technology, and Medicare Reimbursements: A Hospital-level Analyses. International Journal of Electronic Healthcare 9(2), 129-156.

Hsinchun Chen, Daniel Seng, Elena Karahanna, and Indranil R. Bardhan. 2017. Smart Health. Hong Kong, China: Springer, Proeedings of ICSH.

S. Ayabakan, Indranil R. Bardhan, K. Kirksey, and Z. Zheng. 2017. The Impact of Health Information Sharing on Duplicate Testing. MIS Quarterly 41(4), 1083-1104.

Indranil R. Bardhan, J-h Oh, K. Kirksey, and Z. Zheng. 2015. A Predictive Model for Readmissions of Patients with Congestive Heart Failure: A Multi-hospital Study. Information Systems Research 26(1), 19-39.

Indranil R. Bardhan, S. Lin, and Shu-Ling Wu. 2015. The Quality of Internal Control over Financial Reporting in Family Firms. Accounting Horizons 29(1), 41-60.

Indranil R. Bardhan, V. Krishnan, and S. Lin. 2013. Business Value of Information Technology: Testing the Interaction Effect of IT and R&D on Tobin’s Q. Information Systems Research 24(4), 1147-1161.

Indranil R. Bardhan and Mark F. Thouin. 2013. Health Information Technology and its Impact on the Quality and Cost of Healthcare Delivery. Decision Support Systems 55(2), 438-449.

S. Mithas, A. Tafti, Indranil R. Bardhan, and J. M. Goh. 2013. Information Technology and Firm Profitability: Mechanisms and Empirical Evidence. MIS Quarterly 36(1), 205-224.

Indranil R. Bardhan, V. Krishnan, and S. Lin. 2013. Team Dispersion, Information Technology, and Project Performance. Production and Operations Management 22(6), 1478-1493.

Indranil R. Bardhan, S. Mithas, A. Tafti, and J. M. Goh. 2012. The Benefits of IT Investments: How CEOs Should Allocate their Discretionary Spending. MIT Sloan Management Review 53(3).

Shu Lin, Mina Pizzini, Mark Vargus, and Indranil R. Bardhan. 2011. The Role of the Internal Audit Function in the Disclosure of Material Weakness Disclosures. The Accounting Review 86(1), 287-323.

ndranil R. Bardhan, Haluk Demirkan, P. K. Kannan, Robert J. Kauffman, and Ryan Sougstad. 2010. An Interdisciplinary Perspective on IT Services Management and Service Science. Journal of Management Information Systems 26(4), 13-64.

Indranil R. Bardhan, R. Kauffman, and S. Naranpanawe. 2010. Information Technology Project Portfolio Optimization: A Risk Management Appraoch to Software Development Governance. IBM Journal of Research and Development 54(2).

Indranil R. Bardhan, Robert J. Kauffman, P.K. Kannan, and Haluk Demirkan. 2010. Introduction to the Special Section: Service Science in Electronic Commerce. International Journal of Electronic Commerce 4(3), 5-10.

Rajiv D. Banker, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Tai-Yuan Chen. 2008. The Role of Manufacturing Practices in Mediating the Impact of Activity-based Costing on Plant Performance. Accounting, Organizations and Society 33(1), 1-19.