Mihail Cocosila, PhD

Dr. Mihail Cocosila joined the Faculty of Business in 2008. He holds a PhD in Business Administration from McMaster University, Canada, a PhD in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania, and a Master of Applied Science from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has held research and faculty positions and has been involved in pioneering several information technology applications in Canada and Romania.

Graduate courses:
• Information Risk Management & Security (MBA)
• Current Research (DBA)

 

Undergraduate courses:
• Supply Chain Management
• Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making
• Mobile Computing and Commerce
• Custom Applications with Visual Basic
• Building Web Applications with VB.Net

Recent Book (refereed)

  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2008). Judging the value of mobile healthcare solutions for improving outpatient adherence, in Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems, Wickramasinghe, N., Geisler, E. (eds.), IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: 821-829.

Recent Journal Publications (refereed)

  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2017). Practitioner pre-adoption perceptions of Electronic Medical Record systems. Behaviour & Information Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2017.1303083.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2016). An integrated value-risk investigation of contactless mobile payments adoption. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 20, 159-170.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2016). A blended model of Electronic Medical Record System adoption in Canadian medical practices. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 39(1), article 22, http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol39/iss1/22.
  • Cocosila, M. and Turel, O. (2016). A dual-risk model of user adoption of mobile-based smoking cessation support services. Behaviour & Information Technology, 35(7): 526-535, doi: 10.1080/0144929X.2015.1066445.
  • Cocosila, M. and Igonor, A. (2015). How important is the “social” in social networking? A perceived value empirical investigation. Information Technology & People, 28(2): 366-382.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2014). Perceptions of chronically ill and healthy consumers about electronic personal health records: A comparative empirical investigation. BMJ Open,4:e005304,doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005304.
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2014). Canadian patient perceptions of electronic personal health records: An empirical investigation. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 34(1), article 20, http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol34/iss1/20.
  • Cocosila, M. (2013) – Role of user a priori attitude in the acceptance of mobile health: An empirical investigation. Electronic Markets – The International Journal on Networked Business, 23(1):15-27, doi: 10.1007/s12525-012-0111-5
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2011). A comparison of physician pre-adoption and adoption views on Electronic Health Records in Canadian medical practices. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(3):e57, doi:10.2196/jmir.1726.
  • Cocosila, M., Serenko, A., and Turel, O. (2011). Exploring the management information systems discipline: A scientometric study of ICIS, PACIS and ASAC. Scientometrics, 87:1-16, doi: 10.1007/s11192-010-0331-4.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2010). Adoption of mobile ICT for health promotion: An empirical investigation. Electronic Markets – The International Journal on Networked Business, 20(3-4): 241-250, doi: 10.1007/s12525-010-0042-y.
  • Zhang, H., Cocosila, M., and Archer, N. (2010). Factors of adoption of mobile information technology by homecare nurses: A TAM2 approach.Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 28(1): 49-56, doi: 10.1097/NCN.0b013e3181c0474a.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2009). Early investigation of new information technology acceptance: A perceived risk – motivation model. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 25(30), http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol25/iss1/30.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer N., Haynes R.B., and Yuan, Y. (2009). Can wireless text messaging improve adherence to preventive activities? Results of a randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 78(4): 230-238,  doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2008.07.011.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer N., and Yuan, Y. (2008). Would people pay for text messaging health reminders? Telemedicine and e-Health, 14(10): 1001-1005, doi: 10.1089/tmj.2008.0047.
  • Serenko, A., Cocosila, M. and Turel, O. (2008). The state and evolution of information systems research in Canada: A scientometric analysis.Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 25(4): 279-294.
  • Cocosila, M., Turel, O., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2007). Perceived health risk of 3G cell phones: Do users care? Communications of the ACM, 50 (6, June 2007): 89-92.
  • Serenko, A., Ruhi, U., and Cocosila, M. (2007). Unplanned effects of intelligent agents on Internet use: A social informatics approach.Artificial Intelligence & Society, 21(1-2): 141-166.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2006). Physician interaction with mobile and wireless handheld devices: Data entry and retrieval challenges.International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 7(3/4): 233-251.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2005). Mobile healthcare initiatives for improving outpatient adherence: Opportunities and barriers.International Journal of Electronic Business, 3(6): 512-533.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2005) A framework for mobile healthcare answers to chronically ill outpatient non-adherence. Informatics in Primary Care, 13(2): 145-152.
  • Cocosila, M., Coursaris, C., and Yuan, Y. (2004). m-Healthcare for patient self-management: A case for diabetics. International Journal of Electronic Healthcare, 1(2): 221-241.

Dr. Cocosila’s research interests include information technology adoption and use, research topics in information systems, human-computer interaction, mobile and wireless services, and health informatics. His recent journal publications include Communications of the ACM, Communications of the AIS, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Information Technology & People, and Electronic Markets – The International Journal on Networked Business.

Conference Proceedings (refereed)

  • Cocosila, M. (2016). Why people use social media? A structural equation modeling investigation. Athabasca University Graduate Student Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, September 16-18, 2016.
  • Trabelsi, H. and Cocosila, M. (2016). Mobile payments in Canada: Perceived opportunities and challenges of contactless Near Field Communication. 2016 International Academic Business Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, January 3-7, 2016.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2015). A user perspective on contrasting factors of contactless mobile payments adoption. 18th International Academic Conference, London, United Kingdom, August 25-28, 2015.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2015). Consumer perceptions of contactless mobile payments: A Canadian empirical investigation, International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Business and Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, July 14-17, 2015.
  • Trabelsi, H. and Cocosila, M. (2015). Mobile payments in Canada: Perceived opportunities and challenges of contactless near field communication (NFC) payments. ASAC 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 13-16, 2015.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2014). Perceived opportunities and challenges of contactless near field communication mobile payments in Canada. The Macrotheme International Conference on Business and Social Science, Nice/Menton, France, July 6, 2014.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2014). Value-based adoption of contactless near field communication (NFC) payments: An empirical investigation. 13th International Conference on Mobile Business, London, United Kingdom, June 4-5, 2014.
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2013). An empirical comparison of the perceptions of healthy and chronically ill Canadians about electronic personal health records. ASAC 2013, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 8-11, 2013. Best Paper Award for the Health Care Management Division.
  • Cocosila, M. and Trabelsi, H. (2013). Value-based adoption of contactless near field communication (NFC) payments: A proposed empirical investigation. ASAC 2013, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 8-11, 2013.
  • Cocosila, M. (2013). A meta-review of information systems research in Africa. 2013 Winter Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, January 2-5, 2013.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2012). Consumer perceptions of the adoption of electronic personal health records: An empirical investigation. AMCIS 2012, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 9-11, 2012.
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2012). Perceptions of electronic personal health records: A survey of Canadian consumers. ASAC 2012, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, June 9-12, 2012.
  • Cocosila, M. and Igonor, A. (2012). Perceived value of social media: An empirical investigation. International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM), Vienna, Austria, May 21-23, 2012.
  • Cocosila, M. (2011). User acceptance of cell phone support for smoking cessation: A UK-Canada comparative empirical investigation. The 19th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS, Helsinki, Finland, June 9-11, 2011.
  • Cocosila, M. (2011). Perceived risks of mobile health services without immediate outcome. IADIS International Conference e-Health 2011, Rome, Italy, July 20-22, 2011.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2010). An empirical study of pre-adoption views of Electronic Medical Record systems by Canadian medical practitioners. IADIS International Conference e-Health 2010, Freiburg, Germany, July 29-31, 2010.
  • Cocosila, M. (2010). User adoption of wireless text messaging for smoking cessation: Risks of using and of not using. IADIS International Conference e-Health 2010, Freiburg, Germany, July 29-31, 2010.
  • Cocosila, M. (2010). User adoption of cell phones for smoking cessation: Does attitude towards smoking matter? 23rd Bled eConference, Bled, Slovenia, June 20-23, 2010.
  • Cocosila, M., Ross, A., and Trabelsi, H. (2010). A view of the state of information systems and e-commerce undergraduate education in Canada. ASAC 2010, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 22-25, 2010.
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2010). An empirical study of Electronic Medical Record system adoption in Canadian medical practices. ASAC 2010, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 22-25, 2010.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2009). Adoption of SMS for health adherence: A consumer perspective. World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and the Management of e-Business, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, August 25-27, 2009, IEEE Xplore: 133-142, doi: 10.1109/CONGRESS.2009.13.
  • Archer, N. and Cocosila, M. (2009). Improving EMR system adoption in Canadian medical practice: A research model. World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and the Management of e-Business, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, August 25-27, 2009, IEEE Xplore: 121-132, doi: 10.1109/CONGRESS.2009.15.
  • Cocosila, M., Serenko, A., and Turel, O. (2009). A scientometric study of information systems. Exploring ICIS, PACIS and ASAC. AMCIS 2009, San Francisco, California, USA, August 6-9, 2009.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2009). An empirical investigation of mobile health adoption in preventive interventions. 22nd Bled eConference, Bled, Slovenia, June 14-17, 2009.
  • Serenko, A., Cocosila, M., and Turel, O. (2008). The state and evolution of IS research presented at ASAC: Meta-analysis of the conference proceedings. ASAC 2008, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, May 24-27, 2008.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2007). Adoption of SMS for business-to-consumer usage: Supporting adherence to healthy activities. AMCIS 2007, Keystone, Colorado, USA, August 9-12, 2007.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2007). Business considerations of using mobile healthcare for adherence: A patient perspective on cost. ASAC 2007, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 2-5, 2007.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2006). Mobile healthcare for adherence: Business considerations. Mednet 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 13-20, 2006.
  • Cocosila, M., Turel, O., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2006). Perceived health risk effects on the adoption of 3G cell phones. AMCIS 2006, Acapulco, Mexico, August 4-6, 2006.
  • Cocosila, M., Archer, N., and Yuan, Y. (2006). The business case for mobile healthcare to improve outpatient adherence. ASAC 2006, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 3-6, 2006.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2005). m-Healthcare initiatives for improving outpatient adherence: Opportunities and barriers. 26th McMaster World Congress, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, January 19-21, 2005.
  • Serenko, A. and Cocosila, M. (2004). An exploratory investigation of the self-serving biases of interface agent users. AMCIS 2004, New York, New York, USA, August 6-8, 2004: 1768-1777.
  • Serenko, A., Ruhi, U., and Cocosila, M. (2004). Unplanned effects of intelligent agents on internet use: A social informatics approach. International Conference on Politics and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (PISTA) 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA, 1: 333 338. Paper recognized among the best 10% of the publications presented.
  • Cocosila, M. and Coursaris, C. (2004). m-Health: A framework for a wireless solution in the self-management of diabetics. 25th McMaster World Congress, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, January 14-16, 2004.
  • Cocosila, M. (2004). Mobile and wireless data entry and retrieval challenges for physicians. 25th McMaster World Congress, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, January 14-16, 2004.

Non-refereed Presentations

  • Cocosila, M. (2011). A meta-analytic review of information systems research in Africa. IAABD Conference 2011, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 17-20, 2011.
  • Cocosila, M. (2008). User acceptance of wireless text messaging in telehealth: A case for adherence. Student collaborative in health informatics, e-Health Conference 2008, Vancouver, Canada, May 4-7, 2008.
  • Cocosila, M. and Archer, N. (2005). The potential of mobile solutions for improving chronic outpatient adherence. e-Health Conference 2005, Toronto, Canada, April 30-May 3, 2005.

Course Development

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making
  • Mobile Computing and Commerce

Conference Committees

  • Healthinf 2017 (10th International Conference on Health Informatics) – Member of the International Program Committee
  • Athabasca University Graduate Student Conference 2016 – Session Chair
  • International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Business and Economics 2015 – Session Chair
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2011 – Session Chair
  • International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD) Conference – Information Systems and e-Business Track Chair (2011 and 2012) and Session Chair (2011)
  • International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference e-Health 2010 – Session Chair
  • World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and the Management of e-Business 2009 – Committee Member in the Human Computer Interaction Theme

Reviewer of Academic Papers

  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (ASAC) 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Advances in Human-Computer Interaction 2014
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2007, 2009 and 2012
  • Behaviour & Information Technology 2010, 2011 and 2017
  • Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 2013
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems 2011 and 2012
  • Computers in Human Behavior 2015
  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 2014
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013
  • European Journal of Information Systems 2012 and 2013
  • Health Policy and Technology 2014
  • Healthinf 2017 (10th International Conference on Health Informatics)
  • Information Systems Journal 2014
  • Information Technology & People 2014 and 2015
  • International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (IAABD) 2011 and 2012
  • International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2012
  • International Conference on Information Resources Management 2008
  • International Conference on Information Systems 2012 and 2014
  • International Conference on Politics and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (PISTA) 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009
  • International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences 2008
  • International Journal of Electronic Business, Special Issue 2006-2007
  • International Journal of Health Policy and Management 2014
  • International Journal of Information Management 2015
  • Journal of African Business 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Journal of Engineering and Technology Management 2013 and 2014
  • Journal of Medical Screening 2011
  • Journal of Physical Activity & Health 2009
  • Mitacs Elevate Research Proposal 2015
  • McMaster University Focus 2040 Student Projects Competition 2012
  • McMaster World Congress on the Management of e-Business 2004 and 2005
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Commerce: Advanced e-Business Methods 2009
  • Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 5, 2011
  • Pediatric Pulmonology 2009
  • Social Sciences 2013
  • Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS) 2007
  • Special Issue of the Group Decision and Negotiation (GDN) Journal 2006
  • Swiss National Science Foundation 2015 and 2016
  • The 7th World Congress on the Management of Electronic Business 2006
  • The American Journal of Managed Care 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • The Eighth International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2006
  • The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning 2012 and 2015
  • United States- Israel Binational Science Foundation 2012
  • World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and the Management of e-Business 2009

Professional Memberships

  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, ASAC
  • Association for Information Systems, AIS
  • International Association for Development of the Information Society, IADIS
  • International Academy of African Business and Development, IAABD

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