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Patrick Pang 彭祥佑

PhD (Melb), MSc (UM), BSc (UM), CHIA

Teacher and Researcher
The University of Melbourne | Deakin University

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Dr Patrick Pang is an experienced educator and researcher in the IT sector with many years of industry working experience. He received his PhD from the University of Melbourne, and he is currently teaching at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University in Australia. His research broadly investigates how data can improve people's wellbeing and facilitate smart governance. Some of his recent research projects include studying the regulations and design of the Australian national electronic health records in Australia, promoting information-driven decision-making among patients and health consumers, as well as investigating the IT adoption in the social care sector. In addition to classic qualitative and quantitative methodologies, he is interested in applying machine learning techniques and big data analytics to discover insights from research data. His work is recognised locally and internationally in prestigious journals and conferences such as Journal of Medical Internet Research (the most-cited digital health journal), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (with one best paper nomination) and Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Recent News and Activities
13 Sep 2019
Paper accepted for the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2020). I will attend the conference in Hawaii, USA during 7-10 Jan 2020.
1 Sep 2019
I have been promoted to Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) at the University of Melbourne.

Latest Publications
  1. Patrick Cheong-Iao Pang, Shanton Chang and Ornella Clavisi. 2020. Intention of Use of the Patient-centric Research Engagement Portal (PREP). Proceedings of the 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2020), 146, pp. 1-14, AIS. PDF
  2. Zobaida Edib, Yasmin Jayasinghe, Martha Hickey, Lesley Stafford, Richard A Anderson, H. Irene Su, Kate Stern, Christobel Saunders, Antoinette Anazodo, Mary Macheras-Magias, Shanton Chang, Patrick Pang, Franca Agresta, Laura Chin-Lenn, Wanyuan Cui, Sarah Pratt, Alex Gorelik and Michelle Peate. 2020. Exploring the Facilitators and Barriers to Using an Online Infertility Risk Prediction Tool (FoRECAsT) for Young Women with Breast Cancer: A Qualitative Study Protocol. BMJ Open, 10, e033669. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033669 Open Access
  3. Patrick Cheong-Iao Pang and Libo Liu. 2020. Why Do Consumers Review Doctors Online? Topic Modeling Analysis of Positive and Negative Reviews on an Online Health Community in China. Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2020), pp. 705-714, Maui, HI, 7-10 Jan 2020, University of Hawaii. doi:10.24251/HICSS.2020.087 PDF Open Access