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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

Value from Healthcare and Why It Is Needed in Canada

CHSPR faculty member Jason Sutherland is guest editor the October 2019 issue of Healthcare Papers, focused on value in healthcare in Canada – also the topic of the 2019 CHSPR Conference. The issue presents commentaries exploing options for improving the value from public spending on healthcare. Commonalities among the articles indicate that improving value from healthcare should focus on understanding what matters to patients and their caregivers and on measuring health and health outcomes, and that changes in financial incentives are overdue to support a higher degree of integration between providers and their organizations.

Sutherland JM. Value from Healthcare and Why It Is Needed in Canada. Healthc Pap. 2019 Oct;18(3):4-7. Read more


Recent Publications

McGrail KM. Contact-Tracing Apps: Time to Confront Broader Societal Change. Am J Public Health. 2021 Mar;111(3):369-370. Read more

Peterson S, Wickham M, Lavergne MR, Beaumier J, Ahuja M, Mooney D, McGrail K. Methods to comprehensively identify emergency department visits using administrative data in British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Feb 2021. Read more

Contandriopoulos D, Law MR. Policy changes and physicians opting out from Medicare in Quebec: an interrupted time-series analysis. CMAJ. 2021 Feb 16;193(7):E237-E241. Read more

Seow H, Sutradhar R, Burge F, McGrail K, Guthrie DM, Lawson B, Oz UE, Chan K, Peacock S, Barbera L. End-of-life outcomes with or without early palliative care: a propensity score matched, population-based cancer cohort study. BMJ Open. 2021 Feb 12;11(2):e041432. Read more

Chan J, Carroll MW, Smyth M, Hamilton Z, Evans D, McGrail K, Benchimol EI, Jacobson K. Comparing Health Administrative and Clinical Registry Data: Trends in Incidence and Prevalence of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in British Columbia. Clinical Epidemiology 2021:13 81–90. Read more

Cadel L, Guilcher SJT, Kokorelias KM, Sutherland J, Glasby J, Kiran T, Kuluski K. Initiatives for improving delayed discharge from a hospital setting: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2021 Feb 11;11(2):e044291. Read more

Sutherland JM, Rajapakshe S, Crump T, Chartrand A, Liu G, Karimuddin A. Comparing patient-reported outcomes across countries: An assessment of methodological challenges. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2021 Feb 7:1355819621990696. Read more

Sutherland JM, Albanese CM, Wing K, Zhang YJ, Younger A, Veljkovic A, Penner M. Effect of Patient Demographics on Minimally Important Difference of Ankle Osteoarthritis Scale Among End-Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Jan 27:1071100720977842. Read more

Karimuddin A, Albanese M, Crump T, Liu G, Sutherland JM. Measuring the impact of delayed access to elective cholecystectomy through patient's cost-utility: An observational cohort study. Int J Qual Health Care. 2021 Jan 25;mzab018. Read more

Peterson S, Yung S, Beaumier J, Lavergne R, McGrail K. Residential care and administrative data in British Columbia: Developing methods to identify residents. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Nov 2020. Read more

Johnston S, Hogg W, Wong ST, Burge F, Peterson S. Differences in Mode Preferences, Response Rates, and Mode Effect Between Automated Email and Phone Survey Systems for Patients of Primary Care Practices: Cross-Sectional Study. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Jan 11;23(1):e21240. Read more

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Events

Working Together While Staying Apart: Care Integration in a Brave New World

2021 CHSPR Conference
March 8 (morning) and 9 (afternoon)
Virtual conference


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