This is a list of recent Journal Publications from researchers in the Information Systems group at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo.


Nielsen, P. and Davison, R. (2020). Predatory journals: A sign of an unhealthy publish or perish game? Information Systems Journal.

Kanjo, E., Hara, J., and Kaasbøll, J. (2020). Digital Empowerment for Health Workers and Implications on EMRs Utilisation. Journal of Health Informatics in Africa. 6:2. 74-83.


Adu-Gyamfi, E., Nielsen, P. and Sæbø, J. (2019). The Dynamics of a Global Health Information Systems Research and Implementation Project. Proceedings of the 17th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics, 12 -13 Nov 2019, Oslo Norway. 73-79.

Bernardi, R., Sarker, S. and Sahay, S. (2019). The role of affordances in the deinstitutionalization of a dysfunctional health management information system in Kenya: An identity work perspective. MIS Quarterly. 43:4, 1177 - 1200.

Mahundi, M., Nielsen, P. and Kimaro, H. (2019). The social and technical conditions enabling innovations in information infrastructures: A case study from public health in TanzaniaAfrican Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 11:7, 795-805.

Sahay, S., Nielsen, P., and Aanestad, M. (2019). Institutionalizing Information Systems for Universal Health Coverage in Primary Health Care and the Need for New Forms of Institutional Work. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 44, 62-80.

Hewapathirana, R., Sahay, S., Jayatilleke, A. U., Dissanayake, V. and Siribaddana, P. (2019). ‘Hybrid Doctors’ Can Fast Track the Evolution of a Sustainable e-Health Ecosystem in Low Resource Contexts: The Sri Lankan Experience. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 264:1356-1360.

Sahay, S. (2019). Free and open source software as global public goods? What are the distortions and how do we address them?. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries

Sahay, S., Rashidian, A., and Doctor, H. V. (2019). Challenges and opportunities of using DHIS2 to strengthen health information systems in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A regional approachElectronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.

Nielsen, P. and Sahay, S. (2019). Critically Studying Openness: A way forward. Information Systems Journal, 29:4, 763-767.