Author(s)/Editor(s) BiographySurendra Sarnikar is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at the College of Business and Information Systems, Dakota State University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Osmania University, India, and a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. He teaches healthcare informatics, design research and knowledge management at the Dakota State University and has published several conference and journal publications in the area of knowledge management systems, information retrieval and healthcare information systems.Dorine Bennett: received EdD in 2010 in Educational Administration from University of South Dakota; holds MBA in Management of Information Systems since 1995; program director of Health Information Management and associate prof. at Dakota State University since 1998; several publications.
Dr. Mark Gaynor holds a PhD in Computer Science from Harvard University and is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy at Saint Louis University. His research interests include sensor/RFid networks and applications, architecture promoting innovation, applying emerging technology to medical applications, IT for medical applications, standardization in the IT area, designing network based-services, and wireless Internet services.
He is Co-PI and PI on several NSF grant studying virtual markets on a wireless grid and wireless sensor networks. He is a CTO, member of the board of directors, technical director and network architect at 10Blade. His first book, Network Services Investment Guide: Maximizing ROI in Uncertain Markets, was published by Wiley.