Policy Evaluation

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.


Law MR, Kratzer J, Cheng L, Donovan S. Utilization patterns and reimbursement options for diabetes test strips in British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; June 2014. Read more

Lavergne MR, Peterson S, McKendry R, Sivananthan S, McGrail K. Full-service family practice in British Columbia: policy interventions and trends in practice, 1991-2010. Healthc Policy. 2014 May;9(4):32-47. Read more

McGrail KM, Lilly MB, McGregor MJ, Broemeling AM, Salomons K, Peterson S, McKendry R, Barer ML. Health care services use in assisted living: a time series analysis. Can J Aging. 2013 Jun;32(2):173-83. Read more

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

Koehoorn M, McLeod CB, Fan J, McGrail KM, Barer ML, Côté P, Hogg-Johnson S. Do private clinics or expedited fees reduce disability duration for injured workers following knee surgery? Healthc Policy. 2011 Aug;7(1):55-70. Read more

Sutherland JM, McGrail KM, Law MR, Barer ML, Crump RT. British Columbia hospitals: examination and assessment of payment reform (B-CHeaPR). BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Jun 24;11:150. Read more

Watson DE, McGrail KM. More doctors or better care? Healthc Policy. 2009 Aug;5(1):26-31.Read more