Health Services Utilization

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Morgan S, Schaub P, Mooney D, Lam J, Caetano P, McMahon M, Rahim-Jamal S. British Columbia Rx atlas. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Dec 2005. Read more

Watson DE, Krueger H, Mooney D, Black C. Planning for renewal: mapping primary health care in British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Jan 2005. Read more

McGrail KM, Schaub P, Black C. The British Columbia Health Atlas, Second Edition. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; May 2004. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM, Green B, Hertzman C, Sheps SB. Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 2;170(5):803-7.Read more

Reid R, Evans R, Barer M, Sheps S, Kerluke K, McGrail K, Hertzman C, Pagliccia N. Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2003 Oct;8(4):215-24. Read more

McGrail KM, Schaub P. The British Columbia Health Atlas, 1st edition. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Jan 2002. Read more