Journal Articles

Peer-reviewed journal articles 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.


Langton JM, Wong ST, Burge F, Choi A, Ghaseminejad-Tafreshi N, Johnston S, Katz A, Lavergne R, Mooney D, Peterson S, McGrail K. Population Segments as a Tool for Health Care Performance Reporting: An Exploratory Study in the Canadian Province of British Columbia. BMC Fam Pract. 2020 May 31;21(1):98. Read more

Laba TL, Cheng L, Worthington HC, McGrail KM, Chan FKI, Mamdani M, Law MR. What happens to drug use and expenditure when cost sharing is completely removed? Evidence from a Canadian provincial public drug plan. Health Policy. 2020 May 23:S0168-8510(18)30587-6. Online ahead of print. Read more

Sutherland JM. Engaging With Policy Makers: The Need for Accessible and Timely Health Services and Systems Research in 2020. Healthc Policy. 2020 May;15(4):6-12. Read more

The Search for Improving Value in Canadian Healthcare: Holy Grail or Steady Progress? Healthc Pap. 2020 May;19(2):3-8. Read more

Trenaman L, Sutherland JM. Moving from Volume to Value with Hospital Funding Policies in Canada. Healthc Pap. 2020 May;19(2):24-35. Read more

Wiseman S, Crump RT, Sutherland JM. Surgical Wait List Management in Canada During a Pandemic: Many Challenges Ahead. Can J Surg. 2020 May 8;63(3):E226-E228. Read more

McGrail K, Lavergne MR, Ahuja M, Yung S, Peterson S. Patient and primary care physician characteristics associated with billing incentives for chronic diseases in British Columbia: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open; May 5, 2020: E319-E327. Read more

Valaitis RK, Wong ST, MacDonald M, Martin-Misener R, O'Mara L, Meagher-Stewart D, Isaacs S, Murray N, Baumann A, Burge F, Green M, Kaczorowski J, Savage R. Addressing quadruple aims through primary care and public health collaboration: ten Canadian case studies. BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 16;20(1):507. Read more

Swanson M, Wong ST, Martin-Misener R, Browne AJ. The role of registered nurses in primary care and public health collaboration: A scoping review. Nurs Open. 2020 Apr 14;7(4):1197-1207. Read more

Yusuf F, Wijnands JM, Kingwell E, Zhu F, Evans C, Fisk JD, Zhao Y, Sutherland JM, Patrick DM, Marrie RA, Tremlett H. Fatigue, sleep disorders, anaemia and pain in the multiple sclerosis prodrome. Mult Scler. 2020 Apr 6:1352458520908163. Read more

Manoharan S, Liu G, Crump RT, Karimuddin AA, Scott TM, Sutherland JM. Incisional hernia repair surgery improves patient reported outcomes. Am J Surg. 2020 Mar 27. Read more

Ark TK, Kesselring S, Hills B, McGrail KM. Population Data BC: Supporting population data science in British Columbia. 2020 Mar 26;4(2):1133. Read more

Kitchen SA, McGrail K, Wickham ME, Law MR, Hohl CM. Emergency department-based medication review on outpatient health services utilization: interrupted time series. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Mar 26;20(1):254. Read more

Sutherland JM. Kicking Off the 2020s with Healthcare Policy. Healthc Policy. 2020 Feb;15(3):6-11. Read more

Laba TL, Cheng L, Kolhatkar A, Law MR. Cost-related nonadherence to medicines in people with multiple chronic conditions. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy;16(3):415-421.Read more

Sutherland JM. Value From Healthcare: No Silver Bullet. Healthc Pap. 2020 Feb;19(1):6-9. Read more

Sutherland JM. Using Data to Move from Volume to Value. Healthc Pap. 2019 Dec;18(4):4-8. Read more

Wong ST, Johnston S, Burge F, McGrail K. Value in Primary Healthcare - Measuring What Matters? Healthc Pap. 2019 Dec;18(4):58-67. Read more

Hedden L, Munro S, McGrail KM, Law MR, Bourgeault IL, Barer ML. Is attending birth dying out? Trends in obstetric care provision among primary care physicians in British Columbia. Can Fam Physician. 2019 Dec;65(12):901-909. Read more

Yusuf F, Liu G, Wing K, Crump T, Penner M, Younger A, Veljkovic A, Sutherland JM. Validating the Foot and Ankle Outcome score for measuring foot dysfunction among hallux valgus surgery patients using item response theory. Foot Ankle Surg. 2019 Dec 4. Read more