M. Zia Hydari

zia _at_ cmu.edu (my old personal page can be found here)

I am a doctoral candidate at the Tepper School of Business (committee chair: Rahul Telang).  My research interests are in economics of information technology specifically in the context of healthcare.

I received a M.S. in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (thesis advisor: Erik Brynjolffson) and a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (thesis advisor: Roy Campbell).

Before returning to academia, I was a Principal Product Manager at Oracle USA.  I also managed software development and developed software at Verizon Communications.

Active Project

Electronic Health Record adoption and patient safety in Pennsylvania hospitals.

Papers

* Can Hospital Competition Harm Patient Privacy? Evidence from US Hospital Data Breaches.  (with Rahul Telang and Martin Gaynor; submitted to MISQ; revision requested August 2013)

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications

* Hydari, Muhammad Zia, Martin S. Gaynor, and Rahul Telang. "Is Patient Data Better Protected in Competitive Healthcare Markets?." ICIS 2012 Proceedings(2012).

* Gaynor, Martin S., Muhammad Zia Hydari, and Rahul Telang. "Is Patient Data Better Protected in Competitive Healthcare Markets?." In WEIS. 2012.

Talks

* "Is Patient Data Better Protected in Competitive Healthcare Markets?." ICIS 2012.

* Is Patient Data Better Protected in Competitive Healthcare Markets? Muhammad Zia Hydari, Rahul Telang, Martin S. Gaynor (Privacy and Marketing session; chair: Ivan Png).  2012 INFORMS Marketing Science Conference.

* Monopoly and Data Security.  Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) 2011.