Publications

  1. Blocker RC, Heaton HA, Forsyth KL, Hawthorne HJ, El-Sherif N, Bellolio MF, Nestler DM, Hellmich TR, Pasupathy KS, Hallbeck MS. Physician, Interrupted: Workflow Interruptions and Patient Care in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct 24 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. El Sherif , N, Hawthorne , H, Forsyth KL, Abdelrahman AM, Hallbeck S, Blocker RC. Physician Interruptions and Workload Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting .2017;
  3. Lowndes B, Forsyth KL, Blocker RC, Jonson , C-O, Prytz , E, Sztajnkrycer MD, Hallbeck S. A Preliminary Comparison of Three Tourniquet Instructions for Just-in-Time Guidance of a Simulated Tourniquet Application Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting .2017;
  4. Forsyth KL, Lowndes B, Prytz , E, Jonson , C-O, Heller , SF, Sztajnkrycer MD, Hallbeck S, Blocker RC. Improving instructions to stop the bleed. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting .2017;
  5. Hawthorne , HJ, Forsyth KL, El-Sherif , N, Varghese , R, Hallbeck S, Blocker RC. Do trauma activations affect interruptions in the emergency department? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting .2017;
  6. Hawthorne H, Cohen T, Cammon W, Bingener J, Hallbeck S, Santrach P, Elliott S, Lindeen K, Kang JY, Blocker R. Assessing SBAR during intraoperative handoff Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management.2016;
  7. Blocker R, Forsyth K, Branaghan R, Hallbeck S. Operative traffic in orthopedics: A glimpse into surgical team transformations Orthopedics.2016;Pending:
  8. Blocker R, Cammon W, Hawthorne H. NASA-TLX and Cabrera Index: perceptions of workload in the emergency department 5th edition of Healthcare systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety.2016;
  9. Blocker R, Yu D, Hawthorne H, Sir M, Hellmich T, Hallbeck S, Nestler D, Pasupathy K. Application of sociometers in the emergency department Journal Of Medical Devices-Transactions Of The ASME. 2016 Jun; 10: (2)020964.
  10. Yu D, Blocker RC, Sir MY, Hallbeck MS, Hellmich TR, Cohen T, Nestler DM, Pasupathy KS. Intelligent Emergency Department: Validation of Sociometers to Study Workload. J Med Syst. 2016 Mar; 40 (3):53 Epub 2015 Dec 08
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  11. Thiels CA, Lal TM, Nienow JM, Pasupathy KS, Blocker RC, Aho JM, Morgenthaler TI, Cima RR, Hallbeck S, Bingener J. Surgical never events and contributing human factors. Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158: (2)515-21.
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  12. Yu D, Blocker RC, Hallbeck MS, Patel A, Pasupathy KS. Wearable sociometers in chaotic simulated environments. Journal Of Medical Devices-transactions Of The Asme. 2015 Jun; 9(2):020946.
  13. Yu D, Blocker R, Hallbeck S, Sir M, Hellmich T, Pasupathy K. Application of sociometer badges in simulated health environments: Can wearable devices quantify individual's workload? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2015; 59: (1)538-42.
  14. Moore NK, Squire KM, Blocker RC. Examining the successful outcomes of multidisciplinary teamwork in a code situation using the shared mental model framework Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2015; 59: (1)513-7.
  15. Blocker RC, Hildebrand E, Hallbeck S. Team Pre-Briefing: Examining team briefing protocol impact on teamwork. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceeding Manuscript submitted for publication.;().
  16. Catchpole K, Ley E, Wiegmann D, Blaha J, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Blocker R, Karl R, Karl C, Taggart B, Starnes B, Gewertz B. A human factors subsystems approach to trauma care. JAMA Surg. 2014 Sep; 149(9):962-8.
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  17. Shouhed D, Gangi A, Blocker RC, Ley E, Blaha J, Karl C, Karl R, Margulies D, Starnes B, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, Catchpole K. Flow disruptions during trauma care. World Journal of Surgery. 2014; 38:314-321.
  18. Law, K, Hildebrand E, Gomes J, Hallbeck S, Blocker R. A Comprehensive Methodology for Examining the Impacts of Surgical Team Debriefings on Teamwork. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 58th Annual Meeting. 2014; 58(1):703-707.
  19. Law KE, Hildebrand E, Gomes J, Hallbeck MS, Blocker RC. A Comprehensive Methodology for Examining the Impacts of Surgical Team Debriefings on Teamwork. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 58th Annual Meeting, 703-707 DOI 101177/ 154214581164.2014;703-707.
  20. Mohan Lal T, Nienow J, Pasupathy K, Blocker R, Thiels C, Aho J, MOrgenthaler T, Cima R, Bingener J, Hallbeck S. Implementation of Human Factor Analysis and Classification System for Understanding Never Events N/A. 2014.
  21. Hildebrand EA, Branaghan RJ, Hallbeck MS, Blocker RC. Team briefings in the gynecological operating room: A cognitive task analysis Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2014; 58: (1)753-7.
  22. Xiao Y, Hallbeck S, Blocker R, Parker S. Building high performance surgical teams: Theoretical and practical considerations for team consistency Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2014; 58: (1)748-52.
  23. Catchpole KR, Gangi A, Blocker RC, Ley EJ, Blaha J, Gewertz BL, Wiegmann DA. Flow disruptions in trauma care handoffs. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184: (1)586-91.
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  24. Blocker RC, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Gewertz BL, Wiegmann DA, Catchpole KR. Barriers to trauma patient care associated with CT scanning. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul; 217: (1)135-41; discussion 141-3.
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  25. Blocker R, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, Catchpole K. Barriers to efficient trauma care associated with CT scanning. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2013.
  26. Catchpole K, Blocker R, Wiegmann D, Sala E, Parker S, Wears R. Teamwork and Handoffs in Trauma Care: Measurement, Modeling and Improvement (Panel). Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings San Diego. 2013:(in press: ID#281).
  27. Blocker RC, Duff S, Catchpole K, Blaha J, Shouhed D, Ley E, Karl C, Karl R, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D. Flow disruptions in trauma surgery: Type, impact, and affect. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceeding. 2012; 56(1):811-815.
  28. Blocker RC, Eggman A, Zemple R, Wu CE, Wiegmann DA. Developing an observational tool for reliably identifying work system factors in the operating room that impact cardiac surgical care. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, Health Care. 2010; 5:879-883.
  29. Blocker RC. Dental environment: Incorporating the work systems approach. Annuals of the Next Generation.. 2009; 2: (1)109-120.