Eliezer Geisler

Eliezer (Elie) Geisler is a distinguished professor at the Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology and Director of the IIT Center for the Management of Medical Technology. He holds a doctorate from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Dr. Geisler is the author of nearly 100 papers in the areas of technology and innovation management, the evaluation of R&D, science and technology, and the management of healthcare and medical technology. He is the author of several books, including: Managing the Aftermath of Radical Corporate Change (1997), The Metrics of Science and Technology (2000), also translated into Chinese, Creating Value with Science and Technology (2001) and Installing and Managing Workable Knowledge Management Systems (With Rubenstein, 2003). His forthcoming books are: Knowledge and Knowledge Systems: Learning from the Wonders of the Mind, and a textbook: Knowledge Management Systems: Theory and Cases (With Wickramasinghe). He consulted for major corporations and for many U.S. federal departments, such as Defense, Agriculture, Commerce, EPA, Energy, and NASA. Dr. Geisler is the co-founder of the annual conferences on the Hospital of the Future, and the Health Care Technology and Management Association, a joint venture of several universities in 10 countries. He serves on various editorial boards of major journals. His current research interests include the nature of knowledge management in general and in complex systems, such as healthcare organizations.


Redesigning Innovative Healthcare Operation and the Role of Knowledge Management
Murako Saito, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Masako Fuji, Eliezer Geisler. © 2010. 322 pages.
In global environments, healthcare organizations are required to be flexible and resilient in coping with uncertain and complex circumstances. Redesigning Innovative Healthcare...
Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Eliezer Geisler. © 2008. 1566 pages.
Healthcare, a vital industry that touches most of us in our lives, faces major challenges in demographics, technology, and finance. Longer life expectancy and an aging...
Knowledge and Knowledge Systems: Learning from the Wonders of the Mind
Eliezer Geisler. © 2008. 370 pages.
In recent years there has been a growing interest in the nature of knowledge, its structure, and its utilization. With the advent and proliferation of computers and databases...