Beth Elias is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama School of Nursing in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes and Systems. Dr. Elias completed her PhD in Instructional Technology at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia in 2006 with a research focus on User Satisfaction with Healthcare Information Systems. Dr. Elias also received a MS in the Management of Information Technology from the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA in 2001 and a BS in Computer Science from the SUNY Institute of Technology. Her research interests include the adoption and diffusion of information technology in healthcare. Research/Clinical Interest
Dr. Elias’s research interests include the adoption and diffusion of information technology in healthcare, in particular with point-of-care devices.
Elias, B.L., Moss, J.A. (2010). Smart Pump Technology: What we have learned. Computers, Informatics, Nursing 29, TC61-67.
Moss, J., & Elias, B. (2010). Information networks in intensive care: a network analysis of information exchange patterns. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2010, 522-526.
Elias, B., Dillavou, M., Moss, J., Shih, A. (2011). Smart Pump Simulation, Design, Development and Testing. Paper presented at the Summer Institute of Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, MD.
Elias, B.L., Murphy, D. (2010, June). Internet Connectivity: Unplugged. Presented at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Seminar Series Broadband Challenges, Reaching Rural Health Care Providers, Washington, D.C.
Elias, B. L., Moss, J. A., Anderson, C., & McCasky, T. (2010). Technology Diffusion to Enable Learning and Practice. In Nursing Informatics: Where Caring and Technology Meet (4th ed.): Springer.