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Kamisha Hamilton Escoto

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Email: Escoto@umn.edu

About Me

Kamisha Escoto received her PhD in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Human Factors. She is currently conducting research at the University of Minnesota.

Education

  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude, December 1997, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

  • MS Industrial Engineering, May 2002, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Master's Project: Medical Error Reporting System A User Based Design
    • Concentration: Health Systems

  • PhD Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2006
    • Dissertation: An Exploration of the Impact of Work Factors on Nurse Perceptions of Quality of Care
    • Concentration: Human Factors

Publications

Escoto, K.H., Ozminkowksi, R., Hawkins, K., Hommer, C., Barnowski, C., Miglior, R., Unutzer, J., Yeh, C. Integrated Disease, Case, And Depression Management For Enrollees In Medicare Supplement Plans. Psychiatric Annals. In press.

Holden, R., Scanlon, M., Patel, N., Kaushal, R., Escoto, K.H., et al. A human factors framework and study of the effect of nursing workload on patient safety and employee quality of working life. Quality and Safety in Health Care. Accepted.

Hawkins, K., Escoto, K.H., Ozminkowski, R., Bhattarai, G., Marshall, J., Harbin, H., Migliori, R. Disparities in Treatment For Coronary Artery Disease Among AARP Members with Medicare Supplement Insurance. Under review.

Karsh, B., Holden, R., Escoto, K.H., Alper, S., Scanlon, M., Murkowski, K., Patel, N., Shalaby, T., Arnold, K., Kaushal, R., Skibinski, K., Brown, R. (2009) Do Beliefs About Hospital Technologies Predict Nurses' Perceptions of their Ability to Provide Quality Care? A Study of Task-Technology Fit in Two Pediatric Hospitals. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. 25(5), 374-389.

Dean, J.E., Hutchinson, A., Escoto, K.H., Lawson, R. (2007). Using a multi-method, user-centred, prospective hazard analysis to assess care quality and patient safety in a care pathway. BMC Health Services Research. 7:89.

Escoto, K.H., Karsh, B., and Beasley, J.W. (2006). Multiple User Considerations and Their Implications in Medical Error Reporting System Design. Human Factors. 48(1), 48-58.

Karsh, B., Escoto, K.H., Beasley, J.W., and Holden R. (2006). Toward a Theoretical Approach to Medical Error Reporting System Research and Design. Applied Ergonomics. 37(3), 283-295.

Beasley, J.W., Escoto, K.H., and Karsh, B. (2004). Design Elements for a Primary Care Medical Error Reporting System. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 103(1), 56-59.

Escoto, K.H., Hallock, M., Wagner, J., and Karsh, B. (2004). Using Variance Analysis to Detect Hazards in a Bar Coded Assisted Medication Preparation Process. Joint Commission Journal for Quality and Safety. 30(11), 622-628.

Beasley, J.W., Escoto, K.H., Karsh, B. (2006). Chapter 50. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Primary Care. In P. Carayon (Ed.): Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Patient Safety. pp. 921-936.

Conference Proceedings

Hawkins, K., Escoto, K.H., Ozminkowski, R., Bhattarai, G., Marschall, J., Harbin, H., Migliori, R. (2009). Disparities in treatment for Coronary Artery Disease Among AARP members with Medicare Supplement Insurance. International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 16-20, 2009.

Hawkins, K., Escoto, K.H., Ozminkowski, R., Bhattarai, G., Migliori, R. (2009). Disparities in Major Joint Replacement Surgery Among AARP Medicare Supplement Insureds. International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 16-20, 2009.

Escoto, K.H., Karsh, B., Scanlon, M., Patel, N., Shalaby, T., Murkowski, K., Kaushal, R., Arnold, J. (2007). Nurses' Perception of Staffing and Resource Adequacy: Does Job Design Make a Difference? Proceedings of the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Holden, R., Alper, S., Escoto, K.H., Kaushal, R., Murkowski, K., Patel, N., Scanlon, M., Karsh, B. (2007). Nursing Workload and its Effect on Patient Safety. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Karsh, B., Escoto, K.H., Alper, S., Scanlon, M., Murkowski, K., Patel, N., Shalaby, T., Arnold, J., Kaushal, R., Skibinski, K., Brown, R. (2007). Do beliefs about hospital technologies predict nurses' perceptions of their ability to provide quality care? A study in two pediatric hospitals. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction. Beijing, China.

Escoto, K.H. & Karsh B. (2006). Exploring the determinants of the provision of quality nursing care. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. pp. 959-963.

Escoto, K.H. & Karsh B. (2006). Providing quality patient care: contributions from the work environment. Proceedings of the International Ergonomics Association Conference. Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Escoto, K.H. & Karsh B. (2005). What might make perceived quality of care an important indicator of patient safety? Measuring the impacts of safety information technology. Proceedings of the Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety Conference. Florence, Italy. pp. 127-130.

Hamilton, K., Karsh, B., and Beasley, J.W. (2003). Medical error reporting system design: multiple user considerations and their implications. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. pp. 1549-53.

Karsh, B., Hamilton, K., and Beasley, J. (2002). On the development of a medical safety reporting system. Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific Conference on Work With Display Units. Berchtesgaden, Germany.

Marmet, G., Jacko, J., Brennan, P., and Hamilton, K. (2001). Cognitive Load for WebTV and PC browser. Proceedings of the Human Computer Interaction International Conference. New Orleans, LA. pp. 923-26.

Hamilton, K., Rogers, M., and Burton, K. (2001). A fresh look at the strategies for recruiting students of color in engineering graduate schools. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Conference and Exposition. Albuquerque, NM. Session 2270.

Selected Awards, Honors and Societies

  • Engineering in Training (EIT) Certification - #25577

 

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