Burke, an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, teaches health informatics, health leadership, strategy, quality, process improvement, and operations management for the Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI), the Master of Science for the Health Quality and Safety (MSHQS), the Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MSHA), the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management (BSHCM) and the doctoral Health Services Administration programs. He was an Associate Professor at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. prior to UAB
Academic preparation includes 1) Ph. D. in Health Services Organization and Research from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA; 2) Master of Science in Technical Systems Management from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook; and 3) a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University. Industry credentials include a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma from the American Society for Quality (2015).
Prior to his academic career Burke served as the Director of Systems and Procedures (performance improvement) at Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville Florida Hospital; a Sr. healthcare information technology implementation readiness consultant for the Home Health industry; a Sr. Health Systems Engineer for University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook, NY; a Quality Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Leader for Electronic Military Communication System Projects at Harris Corporation, Melbourne FL; and an Industrial Engineer for Hershey Chocolate Company Hershey, PA.
- Identification of organizational HIT strategy
- Measurement of HIT adoption
- Factors associated with HIT strategy and adoption
- Outcomes associated with HIT strategy and adoption
- The influence of the CIO on HIT adoption and outcomes
- Gender distinctions of HIT leadership associated with organizational outcomes.