Richard H Glazier

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Density, destinations or both? A comparison of measures of walkability in relation to transportation behaviors, obesity and diabetes in Toronto, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e85295. 2014
  2. pmc Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures
    Heather L White
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Med 9:58. 2011
  3. pmc Modeling factors influencing the demand for emergency department services in Ontario: a comparison of methods
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:13. 2011
  4. pmc Capitation and enhanced fee-for-service models for primary care reform: a population-based evaluation
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 180:E72-81. 2009
  5. pmc Universal health insurance and equity in primary care and specialist office visits: a population-based study
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 7:396-405. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Number of HbA1c tests unrelated to quality of diabetes control: an electronic medical record data linkage study
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:e37-40. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based nested case-control study of the costs of hip and knee replacement surgery
    Gillian A Hawker
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 47:732-41. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Inadequacy of cervical cancer screening among urban recent immigrants: a population-based study of physician and laboratory claims in Toronto, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Prev Med 44:536-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Inequity in mental health care under Canadian universal health coverage
    Leah S Steele
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1 Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:317-24. 2006
  10. pmc Socio-economic- and sex-related disparities in rates of hospital admission among patients with HIV infection in Ontario: a population-based study
    Tony Antoniou
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at St Michael s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Open Med 6:e146-54. 2012

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. pmc Density, destinations or both? A comparison of measures of walkability in relation to transportation behaviors, obesity and diabetes in Toronto, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e85295. 2014
    ..In our setting, the combination of both factors provided additional explanatory power. ..
  2. pmc Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures
    Heather L White
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Med 9:58. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Modeling factors influencing the demand for emergency department services in Ontario: a comparison of methods
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:13. 2011
    ..Additionally, we wish to investigate these trends using a series of novel regression models for count outcomes which have yet to be employed in the domain of emergency medical research...
  4. pmc Capitation and enhanced fee-for-service models for primary care reform: a population-based evaluation
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 180:E72-81. 2009
    ..Both models involve patient rostering, incentives for preventive care and requirements for after-hours care. We evaluated practice characteristics and patterns of care under both models...
  5. pmc Universal health insurance and equity in primary care and specialist office visits: a population-based study
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 7:396-405. 2009
    ..We examined equity in use of physician services in Ontario, Canada, after controlling for health status using both self-reported and diagnosis-based measures...
  6. doi request reprint Number of HbA1c tests unrelated to quality of diabetes control: an electronic medical record data linkage study
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:e37-40. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based nested case-control study of the costs of hip and knee replacement surgery
    Gillian A Hawker
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 47:732-41. 2009
    ..Studies of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) have not evaluated the costs and outcomes in the context of expected arthritis worsening...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inadequacy of cervical cancer screening among urban recent immigrants: a population-based study of physician and laboratory claims in Toronto, Canada
    Aisha Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Prev Med 44:536-42. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to investigate whether socioedemographic factors are related to cervical cancer screening in Toronto, Canada...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inequity in mental health care under Canadian universal health coverage
    Leah S Steele
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1 Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:317-24. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine equity in the delivery of ambulatory services from psychiatrists and family physicians for mental health problems in this setting...
  10. pmc Socio-economic- and sex-related disparities in rates of hospital admission among patients with HIV infection in Ontario: a population-based study
    Tony Antoniou
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at St Michael s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Open Med 6:e146-54. 2012
    ..As such, population-based assessments of the utilization of inpatient services represent a necessary component of evaluating the quality of HIV-related care...
  11. pmc The effect of patients' sex on physicians' recommendations for total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 178:681-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine whether patients' sex affects physicians' decisions to refer a patient for, or to perform, total knee arthroplasty...
  12. doi request reprint Variability in physician opinions about the indications for knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:569-575.e1. 2011
    ..49). Although surgeons and referring physicians vary in their opinion, half of the variability could be attributed to individual physician inconsistency...
  13. pmc Cardiovascular risk factor awareness in a disadvantaged inner-city population--implications for preventive strategies
    Brian M Wong
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:677-82. 2008
    ..Whether a deficiency in the level of awareness, a prerequisite for change, exists that contributes to this socioeconomic divide has not been well established...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender, income and immigration differences in depression in Canadian urban centres
    Katherine L W Smith
    Department of Public Health Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:149-53. 2007
    ..Given that recent immigration is a protective factor and female gender and low income are risk factors, the aim of this study was to explore a recent immigration-low income interaction by gender...
  15. pmc Investigating concordance in diabetes diagnosis between primary care charts (electronic medical records) and health administrative data: a retrospective cohort study
    Stewart B Harris
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:347. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish a validated electronic medical record definition for diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint A prospective population-based study of the predictors of undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Gillian A Hawker
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3212-20. 2006
    ..To examine prospectively the predictors of time to total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  17. doi request reprint Patients' gender affected physicians' clinical decisions when presented with standardized patients but not for matching paper patients
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:527-41. 2009
    ..To compare physicians' treatment and referral decisions for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for standardized patients with matching paper patients...
  18. pmc Unwalkable neighborhoods, poverty, and the risk of diabetes among recent immigrants to Canada compared with long-term residents
    Gillian L Booth
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 36:302-8. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Using publicly available directories to trace survey nonresponders and calculate adjusted response rates
    Bart J Harvey
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1007-11. 2003
    ..8% to 71.2% and from 72.8% to 74.9% in the survey areas. Publicly available directories were used to successfully trace the majority of survey nonresponders, thus strengthening confidence in the survey's results...
  20. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and regional inequalities in self-reported health among Canadians: are we equally at risk?
    Heather L White
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Health Place 17:361-9. 2011
    ..21; 1.28). By failing to explore regional variations in risk, we could fail to identify areas where provincial policies may interact with neighbourhood factors to reinforce health inequalities amongst deprived communities...
  21. pmc Measuring data reliability for preventive services in electronic medical records
    Michelle Greiver
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Duncan Mill Road, Suite 705, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:116. 2012
    ..Our objective was to measure the reliability of data for preventive services in primary care EMRs during the transition to EMR...
  22. pmc Unintended consequences of delisting routine eye exams on retinopathy screening for people with diabetes in Ontario, Canada
    Tara Kiran
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 185:E167-73. 2013
    ..We sought to assess whether the delisting of routine eye examinations for healthy adults had the unintended consequence of decreasing retinopathy screening for adults with diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood chronic stress and gender inequalities in hypertension among Canadian adults: a multilevel analysis
    Flora I Matheson
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5R 2M4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:705-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore gender differences in the association between neighbourhood deprivation and the prevalence of hypertension among non-institutionalised Canadian adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoods
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K2, Canada
    Med Care 43:885-91. 2005
    ..Major social policy changes were implemented in Canada in the last decade with few efforts to examine their potential health effects...
  25. pmc Age- and sex-related prevalence of diabetes mellitus among immigrants to Ontario, Canada
    Maria Isabella Creatore
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Universityof Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:781-9. 2010
    ..We undertook a population-based study involving immigrants to Ontario, Canada, to evaluate the distribution of risk for diabetes in this population...
  26. doi request reprint Risk adjustment using administrative data-based and survey-derived methods for explaining physician utilization
    Lyn M Sibley
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 48:175-82. 2010
    ..The results of this study will support the use of administrative data for planning, reimbursement, and assessing equity of physician utilization...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low rates of cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Med Care 48:611-8. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Toronto's 2-1-1 healthcare services for immigrant populations
    Andrea A Cortinois
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 43:S475-82. 2012
    ..This study explores the role played by 2-1-1 Toronto in supporting recent immigrants...
  29. ncbi request reprint Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 103:S12-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper was threefold: to describe CAN-Marg; to illustrate its stability across geographic area and time; and to describe its association with health and behavioural problems...
  30. doi request reprint Evaluation of the equity of age-sex adjusted primary care capitation payments in Ontario, Canada
    Lyn M Sibley
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    Health Policy 104:186-92. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Influence of neighborhood deprivation, gender and ethno-racial origin on smoking behavior of Canadian youth
    Flora I Matheson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 52:376-80. 2011
    ..This study explored the relationship between deprivation and youth smoking to examine whether this association differs by gender and ethno-racial origin...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-specific income gradients in alcohol-related hospitalization rates in an urban area
    Stephen W Hwang
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 15:56-63. 2005
    ..This study examines the effects of age and sex on the relationship between neighborhood income and alcohol-related hospitalization rates in a large urban area...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of use of specialty services on disease-modifying antirheumatic drug use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in an insured elderly population
    Deborah Shipton
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Med Care 42:907-13. 2004
    ..This population-based study investigates the relationship between the use of DMARDs and specialty care in an insured population...
  34. pmc Food fortification and decline in the prevalence of neural tube defects: does public intervention reduce the socioeconomic gap in prevalence?
    Mohammad M Agha
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1312-23. 2013
    ..Questions remain, however, about the effectiveness of this intervention in reducing the gap in prevalence across socioeconomic status (SES)...
  35. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and prevalence of congenital heart defects: does universal access to health care system eliminate the gap?
    Mohammad M Agha
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:1011-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine if trends over time in the prevalence of CHD were the same for high and low SES groups...
  36. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the association between socioeconomic status and emergency department utilization in Ontario, Canada
    Yasmin Khan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 18:836-43. 2011
    ..The relative effects of socioeconomic status (SES) and health status on emergency department (ED) utilization are controversial. The authors examined this in a setting with universal health coverage...
  37. pmc Predictors of low cervical cancer screening among immigrant women in Ontario, Canada
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 11:20. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine how predictors of low cervical cancer screening, reflective of sociodemographics, the health care system, and migration, varied by region of origin for Ontario's immigrant women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between social inequalities and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations persists for up to 9 years among children born in a major Canadian urban center
    Mohammad M Agha
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ambul Pediatr 7:258-62. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to examine socioeconomic disparities in ACS and non-ACS admissions among birth cohorts in a universal health insurance setting...
  39. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods, chronic stress, gender and depression
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:2604-16. 2006
    ..However, we did not find random variation in depression by gender across neighborhoods...
  40. ncbi request reprint The weight of place: a multilevel analysis of gender, neighborhood material deprivation, and body mass index among Canadian adults
    Flora I Matheson
    Center for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 66:675-90. 2008
    ..Education and intervention within a public health framework remain important targets for producing healthy weight...
  41. pmc Diabetes screening among immigrants: a population-based urban cohort study
    Maria I Creatore
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:754-61. 2012
    ..To examine diabetes screening, predictors of screening, and the burden of undiagnosed diabetes in the immigrant population and whether these estimates differ by ethnicity...
  42. doi request reprint Influence of patients' gender on informed decision making regarding total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1281-90. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of patient gender on patient-physician communication in the process of recommendation for total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  43. pmc Assessing methods for measurement of clinical outcomes and quality of care in primary care practices
    Michael E Green
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:214. 2012
    ..To evaluate the appropriateness of potential data sources for the population of performance indicators for primary care (PC) practices...
  44. doi request reprint Drinking in context: the influence of gender and neighbourhood deprivation on alcohol consumption
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e4. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider factors related to comprehensive arthritis care in a community setting in Ontario, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1846-50. 2003
    ..To determine factors that correlate with recommendations for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions (comprehensive therapy) in community dwelling adults...
  46. doi request reprint Cervical cancer screening among urban immigrants by region of origin: a population-based cohort study
    Aisha K Lofters
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Prev Med 51:509-16. 2010
    ..We compared the prevalence of appropriate cervical cancer screening among screening-eligible immigrant women from major geographic regions of the world and native-born women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Assessment of police calls for suicidal behavior in a concentrated urban setting
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1606-9. 2005
    ..The study results highlight the importance of understanding changes in patterns and types of suicidal behavior to police training and preparedness...
  48. pmc Tracking family medicine graduates. Where do they go, what services do they provide and whom do they see?
    R Liisa Jaakkimainen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 13:26. 2012
    ..The objectives for the comparison of FM graduates to all practicing FPs in 2005/06 were to: 1) describe the patient population served by FM graduates, 2) compare workload of FM graduates to all practicing FPs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood recent immigration and hospitalization in Toronto, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8
    Can J Public Health 95:I30-4. 2004
    ..These findings have important implications for health care planning, delivery, and policy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Getting a Grip on Arthritis: an educational intervention for the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in primary care
    Richard H Glazier
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit ACREU, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:137-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate a community-based educational intervention designed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in primary care...
  51. pmc Implementation of electronic medical records: theory-informed qualitative study
    Michelle Greiver
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:e390-7. 2011
    ..To apply the diffusion-of-innovations theory to the examination of factors that are perceived by family physicians as influencing the implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs)...
  52. doi request reprint Immunization coverage among young children of urban immigrant mothers: findings from a universal health care system
    Astrid Guttmann
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ambul Pediatr 8:205-9. 2008
    ..To investigate access to effective primary health care services in children of new immigrants to Canada by assessing immunization coverage at age 2...
  53. pmc Neighborhood context and infant birthweight among recent immigrant mothers: a multilevel analysis
    Marcelo L Urquia
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:285-93. 2009
    ..We compared the influence of the residential environment and maternal country of origin on birthweight and low birthweight of infants born to recent immigrants to urban Ontario...
  54. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic misclassification in Ontario's Health Care Registry
    Richard H Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:140-3. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the accuracy of socioeconomic classification based on addresses in Ontario's provincial health care registry...
  55. ncbi request reprint Using administrative data to measure ambulatory mental health service provision in primary care
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:960-5. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of administrative data for identifying mental health service provision in primary care...
  56. pmc Did changing primary care delivery models change performance? A population based study using health administrative data
    R Liisa Jaakkimainen
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 12:44. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate differences in performance between FHNs and FHGs and to compare performance before and after physicians joined these new primary care groups...
  57. ncbi request reprint Defining needs-based urban health planning areas is feasible and desirable: a population-based approach in Toronto, Ontario
    Richard H Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:380-4. 2005
    ..These areas can be used for planning and evaluating health service delivery, comparison with other Canadian urban areas and ongoing monitoring of and advocacy for equity in health...
  58. doi request reprint The risk of hip fracture after initiating antihypertensive drugs in the elderly
    Debra A Butt
    Ellesmere Health Care Centre and The Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:1739-44. 2012
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Social disadvantage, air pollution, and asthma physician visits in Toronto, Canada
    Tara A Burra
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Environ Res 109:567-74. 2009
    ....
  60. doi request reprint The predictors of self-rated health and the relationship between self-rated health and health service needs are similar across socioeconomic groups in Canada
    Peter M Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:412-21. 2010
    ..To examine if there are systematic differences in the predictors of self-rated health (SRH) and to examine the relationship between SRH and health care utilization across socioeconomic groups...
  61. doi request reprint "Not everyone who needs one is going to get one'': the influence of medical brokering on patient candidacy for total joint arthroplasty
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:773-80. 2008
    ..To understand this discrepancy, the authors sought to explore the process by which physicians determine patient candidacy for TJA...
  62. ncbi request reprint The Relationship between Primary Care Models and Processes of Diabetes Care in Ontario
    Tara Kiran
    Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Diabetes 38:172-8. 2014
    ..Options may include intensive outreach to patients, knowledge translation to physicians, encouraging enrollment and efforts to remove barriers to care. ..
  63. pmc Mental health status and gender as risk factors for onset of physical illness over 10 years
    Flora I Matheson
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health at The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:64-70. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine gender differences in the onset of physical illness in a cohort of respondents who met criteria for MI compared with a control cohort without mental health problems...
  64. pmc Implementation of electronic medical records: effect on the provision of preventive services in a pay-for-performance environment
    Michelle Greiver
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:e381-9. 2011
    ..To study the effect of electronic medical record (EMR) implementation on preventive services covered by Ontario's pay-for-performance program...
  65. doi request reprint International differences in asthma guidelines for children
    Shannon F Cope
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 148:265-78. 2009
    ....
  66. doi request reprint From places to flows. International secondary migration and birth outcomes
    Marcelo L Urquia
    St Michael s Hospital, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, 70 Richmond St East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 1N8
    Soc Sci Med 71:1620-6. 2010
    ..These findings are consistent with the so-called healthy migrant effect, implying that selective migration from non-industrialised countries is associated with protective individual characteristics...
  67. pmc The relationship between financial incentives and quality of diabetes care in Ontario, Canada
    Tara Kiran
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:1038-46. 2012
    ..We assessed the impact of a diabetes incentive code introduced for primary care physicians in Ontario, Canada, in 2002 on quality of diabetes care at the population and patient level...
  68. pmc A simulation study of sample size for multilevel logistic regression models
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:34. 2007
    ..In the framework of multilevel studies an important problem is calculating an adequate sample size that generates unbiased and accurate estimates...
  69. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted screening for intimate partner violence and control: a randomized trial
    Farah Ahmad
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:93-102. 2009
    ..Intimate partner violence and control (IPVC) is prevalent and can be a serious health risk to women...
  70. doi request reprint Estimating the direct and indirect pathways between education and diabetes incidence among Canadian men and women: a mediation analysis
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 23:143-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect pathways between education and diabetes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Serious preeclampsia among different immigrant groups
    Marcelo L Urquia
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto ON, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:348-52. 2012
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a multifaceted integrated complementary-alternative therapy for chronic herpes zoster-related pain
    Fred Hui
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Altern Med Rev 17:57-68. 2012
    ....
  73. doi request reprint The association of hospital, clinic and provider volume with HIV/AIDS care and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Curtis D Handford
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    AIDS Care 24:267-82. 2012
    ..Heterogeneity of volume thresholds and absence of studies from resource-limited settings are major limitations...
  74. pmc Is there an impact of public smoking bans on self-reported smoking status and exposure to secondhand smoke?
    Alisa B Naiman
    Primary Care and Population Health, Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Studies, 2075 Bayview Avenue Room G1 06, Toronto, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:146. 2011
    ..We examined whether smoking bans impact rates of secondhand smoke exposure in public places and rates of complete workplace smoking restriction...
  75. doi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-induced hyperkalemia in patients receiving inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system: a population-based study
    Tony Antoniou
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 170:1045-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the risk of hyperkalemia-associated hospitalization in elderly patients who were being treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole along with either an ACEI or an ARB...
  76. pmc Validation of case-finding algorithms derived from administrative data for identifying adults living with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Tony Antoniou
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e21748. 2011
    ..We sought to validate a case-finding algorithm for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection using administrative health databases in Ontario, Canada...
  77. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and asthma control in children
    Shannon F Cope
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:745-52. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between socioeconomic factors and asthma control in children, as defined by the Canadian Pediatric Asthma Consensus Guidelines...
  78. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of interventions to improve diabetes care in socially disadvantaged populations
    Richard H Glazier
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:1675-88. 2006
    ..To identify and synthesize evidence about the effectiveness of patient, provider, and health system interventions to improve diabetes care among socially disadvantaged populations...
  79. ncbi request reprint The effect of education and income on need and willingness to undergo total joint arthroplasty
    Gillian A Hawker
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3331-9. 2002
    ..However, no studies have considered the expectations or needs of the patients. Our objective was to assess the effect of education and income on the potential need for, and the willingness to consider hip and knee arthroplasty...
  80. pmc Effectiveness of the Antenatal Psychosocial Health Assessment (ALPHA) form in detecting psychosocial concerns: a randomized controlled trial
    June C Carroll
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 173:253-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether health care providers using the ALPHA form detected more antenatal psychosocial concerns among pregnant women than providers practising usual prenatal care...
  81. ncbi request reprint Taking the next steps in goal ascertainment: a prospective study of patient, team, and family perspectives using a comprehensive standardized menu in a geriatric assessment and treatment unit
    Sherry R Glazier
    Providence Center, Geriatric Assessment and Treatment Unit, Regional Geriatric Program, Eastern Services, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:284-9. 2004
    ..To examine the performance of an expanded menu of goals in a geriatric rehabilitation setting incorporating patient, family, and team perspectives...
  82. pmc Reasons for self-reported unmet healthcare needs in Canada: a population-based provincial comparison
    Lyn M Sibley
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Health System Performance Research Network, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Healthc Policy 5:87-101. 2009
    ..Those in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba were more likely to report problems of acceptability. The reasons for unmet need vary across provinces, with each reason having different policy implications...
  83. ncbi request reprint Public health measures to control the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome during the outbreak in Toronto
    Tomislav Svoboda
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, Canada
    N Engl J Med 350:2352-61. 2004
    ..An understanding of the patterns of transmission and the effects on public health in relation to control measures that were taken will help health officials prepare for any future outbreaks...