College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Health Services and Information Management

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Xiaoming Zeng, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair

PhD - (2004) Department of Health Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
MD - (1997) Department of Medicine, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, P.R. China

ECU faculty member since 2004.

Courses Taught
E-Health Care Information Systems
Health Informatics
Concepts in Health Information Technology
Health Information Management
Health Information Systems
Biomedical Research Support
Health Data Structure

Recent Publications
Sligar, S and Zeng, X. (submitted). Website Accessibility and Readability Evaluation of Community Rehabilitation Programs. Journal of Rehabilitation.

Harris, ST and Zeng, X. 2010. Using an Audience Response System in a Face-to-Face and Distance Education CPT/HCPCS Coding Course. Perspectives in Health Information Management.

Zeng, X. (2009). Redefining the Roles of Health Information Management Professionals in Health Information Technology. Perspectives in Health Information Management. Summer

Zeng, X. (2008). Electronic Records in Health Care. North Carolina Medical Journal, Mar/Apr, 108-111.

Sligar, S.R. & Zeng, X. (2008). Evaluation of Website Accessibility of State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies. Journal of Rehabilitation. 74(1), 12-18.

Zeng, X & Bell, P. (2008). Web 2.0: What a Health Care Manager Needs to Know. Health Care Manager, 27(1), 58-70.

Harris, S & Zeng, X (2008). Using Wiki in an Online Record Documentation Systems Course. Perspectives in Health Information Management. 5(1).

Cohen, M. R., Amatayakul, M., & Zeng, X. (2007).  SOA: A Potential Silver Bullet? Advance for Health Information Executives.

Bell P and Zeng X. (2007). Web 2.0: What a Speech and Hearing Professional Needs to Know. ASHA SID 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision. 17 (3), 17-20.

Zeng, X. (2006). Development of Web Accessibility: Policies, Theories and Approaches. Chinese Journal of rehabilitation Theory and Practice, 12(9), 762-767.

Trujillo, L and Zeng, X. (2006). Data Entry Workers Perceptions and Satisfaction Response to the 'STOP AND STRETCH' Software Program. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, & Rehabilitation, 27(2), 1-11.

Zeng X and Harris S. (2005). Using Blog in a Health Information Technology Class. Perspectives in Health Information Management. 2(6).

Grants and Contracts Received  
2008 - Zeng, X. & Bell, P., "Development of a New Graduate Certificate Program in Health Informatics at ECU", University of North Carolina General Administration, ($50,000).

2008 - Zeng, X. & Bell, P.D., "The Determination of Reasons and Solutions for Low Quality ICD-9-CM Coding in Cardiovascular Cases: A Qualitative Approach", East Carolina University Graduate Research and Study, ($12,774).

2008 – Zeng, X & Bell, P.D., "Improving the Code Assignment Accuracy of Historically Problematic Codes", contract with American Health Information Management Association ($9,000).   

2006 - Zeng, X., "Virtual Lab: Creating Simulations for an Online Health Information Technology Course", ECU Teaching Grant, ($3,198).

2004 - Zeng, X., "Evaluation and Enhancement of Accessibility of Consumer Health Information for People with Physical and Device Limitations", American Health Information Association FORE foundation, ($7,060).

Awards and Honors
2008:  ECU Scholar-Teacher Award, East Carolina University.
2007:  Annual Teaching Award, College of Allied Health Sciences.

University and Professionally Related Service
ECU Admission and Retention Policies (2006-present)
Member of Informational Resources Coordinating Council (2006-present) 
Advisor of Asian Students Association at ECU (2005-present)
Laupus Health Sciences Library Advisory Board
CAHS Member of undergraduate affairs and curriculum committee (2005-present)
CAHS Member of diversity committee (2005 – present) CAHS
Member of research committee (2005 – present) BSOM
Member of curriculum development committee for the course "Medical Computing" (2004 – 2005) HSIM
Member of search committee for new faculty in Health Services Management Program (2004 – present)
HSIM Member of departmental academic affair committee (2004 – present) HSIM
Member of Health Services Administration program admission committee (2004 – present)

Professional Organizations
American Health Information Management Association
  Chair, AHIMA Foundation Research Committee, (2009 – present) 
  Member of AHIMA FORE Research Committee (2007 – present) 
  Editorial board member, Perspectives in Health Information Management (2008-present)