Primary Health Care

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.


Levesque J-F, Pineault R, Grimard D, Burge F, Haggerty J, Hogg W, Katz A, Wong ST. Looking backward to move forward: a synthesis of primary health care reform evaluations in Canadian provinces. Montréal (QC): Équipe santé des populations et Services de santé, Secteur Services préventifs en milieu clinique, Direction de santé publique, Agence de la santé et des Services sociaux de Montréal ; Québec (QC): Direction de l'analyse et de l'évaluation des systèmes de soins et Services, Institut national de santé publique du Québec ; Ottawa (ON): Canadian Health Services Research Foundation; Jan 2012. Read more

Terry AL, Stewart M, Fortin M, Wong ST, Kennedy M, Burge F, Birtwhistle R, Grava-Gubins I, Webster G, Thind A. How does Canada stack up? A bibliometric analysis of the primary healthcare electronic medical record literature. Inform Prim Care. 2012;20(4):233-40. Read more

Wong S, Peterson S, Black C. Patient activation in primary healthcare: a comparison between healthier individuals and those with a chronic illness. Med Care. 2011 May;49(5):469-79. Read more

Bhattacharyya O, Delu Y, Wong ST, Bowen C. Evolution of primary care in China 1997-2009. Health Policy. 2011 May;100(2-3):174-80. Read more

Terry AL, Stewart M, Thind A, Burge F, Birtwhistle R, Fortin M, Wong ST, Charlebois M, Grava-Gubins I, MacLean J, Webster G, Kennedy, M.  Primary health care electronic medical records: gaps in knowledge and research in Canada. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Institutes of Health Research; 2010. Read more

Wong ST, MacDonald M, Valaitis RK, Kaczorowski J, Munroe V, Blatherwick J. An environmental scan of primary care and public health in the province of British Columbia: a series report. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Apr 2010. Read more

Stubbs D, Krebs E, Bair M, Damush T, Wu J, Sutherland J, Kroenke K. Sex Differences in Pain and Pain-Related Disability among Primary Care Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Pain Med. 2010 Feb;11(2):232-9. Read more

Regan S, Wong ST, Watson DE. Public perspectives on health human resources in primary healthcare: context, choices and change. Healthc Policy. 2010 Feb;5(3):e162-72. Read more

Watson DE, Broemeling AM, Wong ST. A results-based logic model for primary healthcare: a conceptual foundation for population-based information systems. Healthc Policy. 2009 Nov;5 Spec no:33-46. Read more

Wong ST, Watson DE, Young E, Mooney D. Supply and distribution of primary healthcare registered nurses in British Columbia. Healthc Policy. 2009 Nov;5 Spec no:91-104. Read more

Watson D, Mooney D, McKendry R, Martin D, McLeod C, Regan S, Wong S. On the road to renewal: mapping primary health care in British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Sept 2009. Read more

Wong ST, Regan S. Patient perspectives on primary health care in rural communities: effects of geography on access, continuity and efficiency. Rural Remote Health. 2009 Jan-Mar;9(1):1142. Read more

Wong ST, Watson DE, Young E, Regan S. What do people think is important about primary healthcare? Healthc Policy. 2008 Feb;3(3):89-104. Read more

Wong ST, Peterson S, Regan S, Watson DE, Black C. Understanding British Columbians’ experiences with primary health care: developing a sector-specific survey. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Sept 2007. Read more

Watson D, Black C, Peterson S, Mooney D, Reid RJ. Who are the primary health care physicians in British Columbia? 1996/97-2004/05. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Aug 2006. Read more

Wong ST, Watson DE, Young E, Mooney D, MacLeod M. Who are the primary health care registered nurses in British Columbia? Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Mar 2006. 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

Watson D, Broemeling AM, Reid R, Black C. A results-based logic model for primary health care: Laying an evidence-based foundation to guide performance measurement, monitoring and evaluation. Vancouver, BC: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2004. Read more