Juliana Brixey | Interruptions: Derailing Task Performance in Healthcare | February 27

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
UMass Amherst | 201 Skinner Hall


Interruptions aren't just annoying; they have important implications for patient safety. Dr. Juliana Brixey (University of Texas Health Science Center | School of Biomedical Informatics and School of Nursing) discusses her research on interruptions in workflow and patient safety. A light luncheon will be served; please RSVP to assist our planning.


Juliana J.  Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN, earned her doctoral degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Health Information Sciences (School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI)) in 2006. Brixey is an associate professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She holds a joint appoint with SBMI and Cizik School of Nursing. Brixey has served as Director of the UTHealth Center for Interprofessional Collaboration. Her research interests include interruptions in workflow, patient safety, user-centered design, and the use of social media for online education. Brixey has a strong commitment to excellence in research and education. Brixey is an active leader in professional informatics and nursing organizations.

This event is supported by the ISSR Scholars Program, promoting successful research and grants development for social science faculty across the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Brixey visits UMass to collaborate with ISSR Scholar Elizabeth Henneman (College of Nursing).