See a complete PubMed list of publications by Bruce Gewertz, MD, and Tara Cohen, PhD.

Selected Key Publications

Gewertz BL. Disrupting disruptive physicians. JAMA Surg. 2015 May;150(5):385-386.

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):962-968.

Shouhed D, Blocker RC, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Margulies D, Wiegmann DA, Starnes B, Karl C, Karl R, Gewertz BL, Catchpole KR. Flow disruptions during trauma care. World J Surg. 2014 Feb;38(2):314-321.

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):586-591.

Blocker RC, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Gewertz BL, Wiegmann D, Catchpole KR. Barriers to trauma care associated with CT scanning. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul;217(1):135-141.

Catchpole K. Spreading human factors expertise in healthcare: untangling the knots in people and systems. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Oct;22(10):793-797.

Catchpole K. Toward the modelling of safety behaviour in healthcare systems. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Sep;22(9):705-709.

Gordon M, Catchpole K, Baker P. Human factors perspective on recent medical graduates' prescribing behaviour: implications for educators. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2013 Jan 10;4:1-9.

Catchpole K. Improving performance through human-centred reconfiguration of existing designs. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Jan;22(1):5-7.

Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, Catchpole K. Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review. Arch Surg. 2012;147(12):1141-1146.

Catchpole K, Wiegmann D. Understanding safety and performance in the cardiac operating room: from 'sharp end' to 'blunt end'. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(10): 807-809.

Catchpole K. Task, team and technology integration in the paediatric cardiac operating room. Prog Pediatr Cardiol. 2011;32(2):85-88.

Boquet, A.J., Cohen, T.N., Reeves, S.T., Shappell, S.A. (2017). Flow Disruptions Impacting the Surgeon During Cardiac Surgery: Defining the Boundaries of the Error Space. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 7, 1-6.

Cohen, T.N., Cabrera, J.S., Litzinger, T.L., Captain, K.A., Fabian, M.A., Miles, S.G., Reeves, S.T., Shappell, S.A., Boquet, A.J. (2017). Proactive safety management in trauma care: Applying the human factors analysis and classification system (HFACS). Journal for healthcare quality (published ahead of print)

Cohen, T., Wiegmann, D., Reeves, S., Boquet, A., and Shappell, S. (2016). Coding human factors observations in surgery. American Journal of Medical Quality, 1-7. DOI: 10.1177/1062860616675230

Cohen, T., Cabrera, J, Sisk, O., Welsh, K., Abernathy, J., Reeves, S., Wiegmann, D., Shappell, S., Boquet, A. (2016). Identifying workflow disruptions in the cardiovascular operating room. Anaesthesia, 71(8), 948-954.

Cohen, T.N., Wiegmann, D.A. & Shappell, S.A. (2015). Examining the reliability of the human factors analysis and classification system. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 86(8) 728-735.