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OI Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications & Abstracts:


  1. Emergency physicians’ behaviors and workload in the presence of an electronic whiteboard

            (Int J Med Inform. 74(10):827-837, 2005)


  1. System Complexity As a measure of Safe Capacity for the Emergency Department

           (Acad Emerg Med. 13(11):1212-1219, 2006)

       2. Tracking workload in the Emergency Department

           (Human Factors 2006 Fall; 48(3):526-39)


      1. Shifting Toward Balance: Measuring the Distribution of Workload Among Emergency Physician Teams

          (Ann Emerg Med. 50(4):419-423, 2007)

      2.  Stranded on Emergency Isle: Modeling Competition for Cardiac Services Using Survival Analysis

          (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2007 IEEE International Conference on. pp. 1772 – 1776, 2007)


  1. Optimizing cardiology capacity to reduce emergency department boarding: A system engineering approach

            (Am Heart J. 156(6):1202-1209, 2008)

  1. Forecasting Emergency Department Crowding: A discrete Event Simulation

            (Ann Emerg Med. 52(2):116-125, 2008)


      1.  Forecasting Emergency Department Crowding: An External, Multicenter Evaluation

          (Ann Emerg Med. 54(4):514-522, 2009)

      2.  Forecasting Emergency Department Crowding: A prospective, Real-time Evaluation

          (Am Med Inform Assoc. 16(3):338-345, 2009)

      3. Crowding Delays Treatment and Lengthens Emergency Department Length of Stay, Even Among High-Acuity Patients

         (Ann Emerg Med. 54(4):492-503, 2009)


  1. Situational Awareness and Workload in the Emergency Department


       2.  The effect of Physician Triage on Emergency Department Length of stay

           (Emerg Med. 39(2):227-233, 2010)

       3. Designed to fail: How computer Simulation Can detect Fundamental Flaws in Clinic Flow

           (Hamrock, Levin, Parks, Satjapot) (Healthc Manag. 56(2):135-144, 2011)


  1. Forecasting Demand for Pediatric Critical Care

            (Proceedings of 2011 National Science Foundation Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, 2011)

  1. Evaluating the effects of increasing surgical volume on emergency department patient access

           (BMJ Qual Saf. 20:146-152, 2011)


       1.  Situational Awareness and Workload in the Emergency Department: Institute for Industrial Engineers, Society for Health Systems 2011 Conference Proceedings: 1-5, 2010

           (IIE Transactions in Healthcare Systems Engineering)

       2. Google Flu Trends: Correlation w/Emergency Department Influenza Rates and Crowding Metrics

          (Clin Infect Dis. 54(4): 463-469, 2012)

       3. Situational Awareness in Emergency Medicine

          (IIE Transactions in Healthcare Systems Engineering. 2(2):172-180, 2012)

       4. Modeling Strategy: From Single Attribute to Multiple Attributes, chapter#2

          (The National Academies Press, 2012


       5. Data Evaluation and Software Development,chapter#3

           The National Academies Press, 2012


       6.  Real time forecasting of pediatric intensive care unit length of stay using computerized provider orders

           (Crit Care Med. 40(11):3058-64, 2012)


  1. Discrete Event Simulation for Healthcare Organizations: A tool for decision making

            (Hamrock, Levin) (J HealthCare Mgmt 2013 Mar-Apr; 58 (2): 110-24

       2.  Influenza Forecasting with Google Flue Trends

            (PLoS One. Feb. 2012 Volume 8; Issue 2; e56176)






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