Robert Evans

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Evans RG. Kafka, New Orleans, the OARs and the KT boundary: reverse the flow of Kafka's fable of the Imperial Message and you have the problem of Knowledge Transfer--the message is not getting through. Healthc Policy. 2006 Jan;1(2):14-20. Read more

Evans RG, Vujicic M. Political wolves and economic sheep: the sustainability of public health insurance in Canada. In: Maynard A, editor. The public-private mix for health care. Oxford: Radcliffe; 2005. 117-40. Read more

Evans RG. Economic ideology or economic interests: why is American health care so different? Open Spaces. 2005;8(1):16-21. Read more

Evans RG. Preserving privilege, promoting profit: the payoffs from private health insurance. In: Flood CM, Roach K, Sossin L, editors. Access to care, access to justice: the legal debate over private health insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; 2005. 347-68. Read more

Morgan SG, Bassett KL, Wright JM, Evans RG, Barer ML, Caetano PA, Black CD. "Breakthrough" drugs and growth in expenditure on prescription drugs in Canada. BMJ. 2005 Oct 8;331(7520):815-6.Read more

Evans RG. Baneful legacy: medicare and Mr. Trudeau: the Constitution created by the Trudeau government is now threatening Canada's medicare system. What can be done to defend it? Healthc Policy. 2005 Sep;1(1):20-5. Read more

Evans RG. Fellow travelers on a contested path: power, purpose, and the evolution of European health care systems. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005 Feb-Apr;30(1-2):277-93. Read more

Vujicic M, Evans RG. The impact of deficit reduction on the nursing labour market in Canada: unintended consequences of fiscal reform. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2005;4(2):99-110. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM. Sustainability of health care in Canada. CMAJ. 2004 May 25;170(11):1647. 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

Lavis JN, Ross SE, Stoddart GL, Hohenadel JM, McLeod CB, Evans RG. Do Canadian civil servants care about the health of populations? Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):658-63.Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Consuming research, producing policy? Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar;93(3):371-9.Read more

Barer ML, Morgan SG, Evans RG. Strangulation or rationalization? Costs and access in Canadian hospitals. Healthc Q. 2003;1(4):10-19.Read more

Mintzes B, Barer ML, Kravitz RL, Kazanjian A, Bassett K, Lexchin J, Evans RG, Pan R, Marion SA. Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross sectional survey. BMJ. 2002 Feb 2;324(7332):278-9. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, Morgan SG, Barer ML, Hertzman C. Apocalypse no: population aging and the future of health care systems. Can J Aging 2001;20(suppl. 1):160-91. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG. Health care in Canada: organization, financing and access. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; June 2001. Read more

McGrail K, Green B, Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Normand C. Age, costs of acute and long-term care and proximity to death: evidence for 1987-88 and 1994-95 in British Columbia. Age Ageing. 2000 May;29(3):249-53. Read more

Evans RG. Toward a healthier economics: reflections on Ken Bassett's problem. In: Barer ML, Getzen TE, Stoddart GL, editors. Health, health care and health economics: perspectives on distribution. Chichester, England: Wiley & Sons; 1998. 465-500. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Johri M. Lies, damned lies, and health care zombies: discredited ideas that will not die. Houston (TX): University of Texas-Houston Health Policy Institute; Mar 1998. Read more