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As a leader of independent, policy relevant research and graduate training, UBC’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) is dedicated to fostering visionary research within a collaborative and innovative research environment. Our work engages and informs health policy on issues that matter to Canadians.


Featured Publication

Do Physician Financial Incentives Reduce Unplanned Hospital Readmissions?

CHSPR faculty member Jason Sutherland and colleagues examined whether physician payments incentivizing enhanced discharge planning reduced subsequent unplanned hospital readmissions, but found that the payment was not associated with meaningful changes in hospital readmission rates, perhaps in part because of incomplete uptake by physicians.

Staples JA, Liu G, Brubacher JR, Karimuddin A, Sutherland JM. Physician Financial Incentives to Reduce Unplanned Hospital Readmissions: an Interrupted Time Series Analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May 4. Read more


Recent Publications

Hawkins NM, Peterson S, Ezzat AM, Vijh R, Virani SA, Gibb A, Mancini GBJ, Wong ST. Control of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202104-463OC. Online ahead of print. Read more

Aranda Z, Binde T, Tashman K, Tadikonda A, Mawindo B, Maweu D, Boley EJ, Mphande I, Dumbuya I, Montaño M, Clisbee M, Mvula MG, Ndayizigiye M, Casella Jean-Baptiste M, Varney PF, Anyango S, Grépin KA, Law MR, Mugunga JC, Hedt-Gauthier B, Fulcher IR; Cross-site COVID-19 Syndromic Surveillance Working Group. Disruptions in maternal health service use during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: experiences from 37 health facilities in low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Jan;7(1):e007247. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007247. Read more

Merali K, Karimuddin A, Crump T, Brown C, Phang T, Raval M, Liu G, Sutherland JM. The relationship between perceptions of shared decision-making and patient-reported outcomes in a cross-sectional cohort of hemorrhoidectomy patients. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Jan 5. doi: 10.1111/codi.16039. Online ahead of print. Read more

Guo MY, Crump RT, Karimuddin AA, Liu G, Bair MJ, Sutherland JM. Prioritization and surgical wait lists: A cross-sectional survey of patient's health-related quality of life. Health Policy. Available online 28 Dec 2021. Read more

Morrow RL, Mintzes B, Gray G, Law MR, Garrison S, Dormuth CR. Industry Sponsor Influence in Clinical Trial Reporting in Canada: A Qualitative Interview Study. Clin Ther. 2021 Dec 23:S0149-2918(21)00493-8. Online ahead of print. Read more

Sutherland J. Health Care Funding Policies for Reducing Fragmentation and Improving Health Outcomes. Calgary, AB: The School of Public Policy Publications Research Paper. 2021 Dec;14(37).Read more

Block LJ, Ronquillo C, Hardiker NR, Wong ST, Currie LM. Mapping of Wound Infection Concepts. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2021 Dec 15;284:431-435. Read more

Wong ST, Johnston S, Burge F, Ammi M, Campbell JL, Katz A, Martin-Misener R, Peterson S, Thandi M, Haggerty J, Hogg W. Comparing the Attainment of the Patient's Medical Home Model across Regions in Three Canadian Provinces: A Cross-Sectional Study. Healthc Policy. 2021 Nov;17(2):19-37. Read more

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