Bengisu Tulu

Bengisu Tulu is an Associate Professor in the Robert A. Foisie School of Business at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA, USA. She is one of the founding members of the Healthcare Delivery Institute at WPI. She received her Ph.D. in Management of Information Systems and Technology from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Tulu’s research interests include development and implementation of Health Information Technologies (HIT). She studies the implications of HIT implementations on healthcare organizations and consumers. Dr. Tulu’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and the Veterans Affairs. Her publications have appeared in leading journals such as Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Journal of the AIS, Telemedicine and e-health Journal, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Communications of the ACM, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, and, IEEE Network.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Holistic Perspectives in Gamification for Clinical Practice
Daniel Novák, Bengisu Tulu, Håvar Brendryen. © 2016. 636 pages.
Over the past decade, the healthcare industry has adopted games as a powerful tool for promoting personal health and wellness. Utilizing principles of gamification...
Making Exergames Appealing: An Assessment of Commercial Exergames
Emmanuel Agu, Bengisu Tulu, Amorn Chokchaisiripakdee, Nuttaworn Sujumnong, Latthapol Khachonkitkosol. © 2016. 19 pages.
While exergames are becoming mainstream with increasing sales, fewer exergame units are still sold annually than non-exergame video games. For instance, in 2013...
Towards Patient-Centered Care: The Role of E-Health in Enabling Patient Access to Health Information
Juanita Dawson, Bengisu Tulu, Thomas A. Horan. © 2009. 9 pages.
This chapter provides a conceptual foundation by exploring the existing literature on traditional healthcare, patient-centered healthcare, and the progression of...