Benjamin T B Chan

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Spirometry utilization in Ontario: practice patterns and policy implications
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario, North York, Ont
    CMAJ 156:169-76. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing participation in obstetrics by obstetrician-gynecologists
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Suite G 106, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 103:493-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic migraineurs: an important subgroup of patients who visit emergency departments frequently
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 43:238-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient, physician, and community factors affecting referrals to specialists in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, multi-level modelling approach
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 41:500-11. 2003
  5. pmc Frequent users of emergency departments. Do they also use family physicians' services?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Departments of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, Family and Community Medicine, and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 48:1654-60. 2002
  6. pmc The declining comprehensiveness of primary care
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and Department of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:429-34. 2002
  7. pmc Patterns of practice among older physicians in Ontario
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 159:1101-6. 1998
  8. pmc Fee code creep among general practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: why does the ratio of intermediate to minor assessments keep climbing?
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ontario, Toronto
    CMAJ 158:749-54. 1998
  9. pmc High-billing general practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: how do they do it? An analysis of practice patterns of GP/FPs with annual billings over $400,000
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ontario, Toronto
    CMAJ 158:741-6. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of cardiovascular disease in Canada
    B Chan
    Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 12:1000-6. 1996

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Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Spirometry utilization in Ontario: practice patterns and policy implications
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario, North York, Ont
    CMAJ 156:169-76. 1997
    ..To describe growth and regional variation in the use of spirometry (flow studies) in Ontario...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing participation in obstetrics by obstetrician-gynecologists
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Suite G 106, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 103:493-8. 2004
    ..To examine factors affecting participation in obstetrics among obstetrician-gynecologists and changes in participation over time...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic migraineurs: an important subgroup of patients who visit emergency departments frequently
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 43:238-42. 2004
    ..We examine whether patients with frequent migraines represent a distinct subgroup of patients who visit emergency departments (EDs) frequently...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient, physician, and community factors affecting referrals to specialists in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, multi-level modelling approach
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 41:500-11. 2003
    ..This population-based study examines the factors affecting referrals by primary care physicians (PCPs) to specialists...
  5. pmc Frequent users of emergency departments. Do they also use family physicians' services?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Departments of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, Family and Community Medicine, and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 48:1654-60. 2002
    ..To determine whether frequent users of emergency department (ED) services use more or fewer primary care services than other ED patients...
  6. pmc The declining comprehensiveness of primary care
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and Department of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:429-34. 2002
    ..This study tracks the participation rates of general practitioners and family physicians in 6 nonoffice settings across Ontario and examines among which types of physicians this decline in comprehensiveness has occurred...
  7. pmc Patterns of practice among older physicians in Ontario
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 159:1101-6. 1998
    ..Policy-makers interested in the supply of doctors in Canada have recently begun focusing attention on older physicians. This study informs the policy debate by analysing the practice patterns of Ontario physicians aged 65 years and over...
  8. pmc Fee code creep among general practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: why does the ratio of intermediate to minor assessments keep climbing?
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ontario, Toronto
    CMAJ 158:749-54. 1998
    ..The authors examine the extent and nature of fee code creep and describe physician characteristics associated with the changes...
  9. pmc High-billing general practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: how do they do it? An analysis of practice patterns of GP/FPs with annual billings over $400,000
    B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ontario, Toronto
    CMAJ 158:741-6. 1998
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  10. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of cardiovascular disease in Canada
    B Chan
    Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 12:1000-6. 1996
    ..To estimate the total cost of cardiovascular disease in Canada...
  11. pmc Duration of rural training during residency: rural family physicians prefer 6 months
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 52:210-1. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of care of international and Canadian medical graduates in acute myocardial infarction
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology and Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:458-63. 2005
    ..There are concerns that IMGs may provide inferior medical care compared with locally trained medical graduates, but that has not been established...
  13. ncbi request reprint Big cities and bright lights: rural- and northern-trained physicians in urban practice
    Raymond W Pong
    Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 12:153-60. 2007
    ..Rural medical education is increasing in popularity in Canada. This study examines why some family physicians who completed their residency training in northern Ontario decided to practise in urban centres...
  14. ncbi request reprint Time trends and geographic disparities in acute complications of diabetes in Ontario, Canada
    Gillian L Booth
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St Michael s Hospital, 61 Queen St East, 6 147, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2T2
    Diabetes Care 28:1045-50. 2005
    ..This study examines whether acute diabetes complication rates have fallen in recent years and whether geographic factors influence these trends...
  15. pmc Factors influencing family physicians to enter rural practice: does rural or urban background make a difference?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:1246-7. 2005
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  16. pmc Geography and service supply do not explain socioeconomic gradients in angiography use after acute myocardial infarction
    David A Alter
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 168:261-4. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether the impact of socioeconomic status on angiography use would be lessened by considering variations in the supply of services...
  17. pmc Do family physicians with emergency medicine certification actually practise family medicine?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    CMAJ 167:869-70. 2002
  18. pmc Canadian rural family medicine training programs: growth and variation in recruitment
    Lisa K Krupa
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:852-3. 2005
    ..To document the proliferation of rural family medicine residency programs and to note differences in design as they affect rural recruitment...
  19. ncbi request reprint A rural CT scanner: evaluating the effect on local health care
    Barbara J Merkens
    Barbara Merkens and Associates, Don Mills, ON
    Can Assoc Radiol J 57:224-31. 2006
    ..This evaluation study had 3 parts: a survey of physicians, a survey of patients, and an analysis of population CT scanning rates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Graduates of northern Ontario family medicine residency programs practise where they train
    Denis Heng
    Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 12:146-52. 2007
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