Julia Abelson

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bringing 'the public' into health technology assessment and coverage policy decisions: from principles to practice
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 82:37-50. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Examining the role of context in the implementation of a deliberative public participation experiment: results from a Canadian comparative study
    Julia Abelson
    McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 64:2115-28. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadians confront health care reform
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:186-93. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Managing under managed community care: the experiences of clients, providers and managers in Ontario's competitive home care sector
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Rm 3H28, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Policy 68:359-72. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Does deliberation make a difference? Results from a citizens panel study of health goals priority setting
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Policy 66:95-106. 2003
  6. doi request reprint What does it mean to trust a health system? A qualitative study of Canadian health care values
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
    Health Policy 91:63-70. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Deliberations about deliberative methods: issues in the design and evaluation of public participation processes
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 57:239-51. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors enabling advanced practice nursing role integration in Canada
    Alba DiCenso
    CHSRF CIHR in Advanced Practice Nursing, Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:211-38. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Utilization of nurse practitioners to increase patient access to primary healthcare in Canada--thinking outside the box
    Alba DiCenso
    CHSRF CIHR in Advanced Practice Nursing, Director, Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:239-59. 2010
  10. pmc Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: insights from a public dialogue
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 9:18. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Bringing 'the public' into health technology assessment and coverage policy decisions: from principles to practice
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 82:37-50. 2007
    ..The framework offers a menu of choices for policy makers contemplating changes to public involvement, as well as a model that can be used to characterize and analyze different approaches across jurisdictions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Examining the role of context in the implementation of a deliberative public participation experiment: results from a Canadian comparative study
    Julia Abelson
    McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 64:2115-28. 2007
    ..Attention to these contextual attributes and their influence on the design and outcomes of public participation processes is as important as choosing the "right" public participation mechanism...
  3. ncbi request reprint Canadians confront health care reform
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:186-93. 2004
    ..But they appeared more receptive to two-tier care and for-profit delivery for the newer and rapidly expanding domains of home care and high-tech care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Managing under managed community care: the experiences of clients, providers and managers in Ontario's competitive home care sector
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Rm 3H28, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Policy 68:359-72. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Does deliberation make a difference? Results from a citizens panel study of health goals priority setting
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Policy 66:95-106. 2003
    ....
  6. doi request reprint What does it mean to trust a health system? A qualitative study of Canadian health care values
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
    Health Policy 91:63-70. 2009
    ..We used a qualitative empirical study of Canadians' values toward their health system to develop more meaningful conceptualizations of trust and health systems that can inform the pursuit of more trustworthy health systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Deliberations about deliberative methods: issues in the design and evaluation of public participation processes
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 57:239-51. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors enabling advanced practice nursing role integration in Canada
    Alba DiCenso
    CHSRF CIHR in Advanced Practice Nursing, Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:211-38. 2010
    ..A multidisciplinary roundtable formulated policy and practice recommendations based on the synthesis findings, and these are summarized in this paper...
  9. ncbi request reprint Utilization of nurse practitioners to increase patient access to primary healthcare in Canada--thinking outside the box
    Alba DiCenso
    CHSRF CIHR in Advanced Practice Nursing, Director, Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:239-59. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: insights from a public dialogue
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 9:18. 2008
    ..We sought to elicit public values in this matter and to work toward an agreement about a common approach to consent for use of personal information for health research through deliberative public dialogues...
  11. ncbi request reprint Will it make a difference if I show up and share? A citizens' perspective on improving public involvement processes for health system decision-making
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:205-12. 2004
    ..Health policy decision-makers are grappling with increasingly complex and ethically controversial decisions at a time when citizens are demanding more involvement in these decision processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint The policy analysis of 'values talk': lessons from Canadian health reform
    Mita Giacomini
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, HSC 3H1C, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Policy 67:15-24. 2004
    ..but also in substance (e.g. physical entities, goals, principles, attitudes, etc.). We review the diversity of concepts underlying 'values talk' in health policy, and discuss implications for policy analysis and future research...
  13. doi request reprint Assessing the impacts of citizen deliberations on the health technology process
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 29:282-9. 2013
    ..We assessed the impacts of a Citizens' Reference Panel on the deliberations of a provincial health technology advisory committee and its secretariat, which produce, recommendations for the use of health technologies in Ontario, Canada...
  14. pmc Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: what is the opinion of the Canadian public?
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:706-12. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine public opinion on alternatives to project-specific consent for use of their personal information for health research...
  15. doi request reprint Mental health service delivery in Ontario, Canada: how do policy legacies shape prospects for reform?
    Gillian Mulvale
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:363-89. 2007
    ..Analysis of policy legacies in other countries which had an asylum tradition may help to explain the similarities and differences in their subsequent paths of mental health reform...
  16. ncbi request reprint What is important to continuity in home care?. Perspectives of key stakeholders
    Christel A Woodward
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 58:177-92. 2004
    ..The description of attributes of continuity of home care that emerged from this study is compared to definitions found in the nursing, mental health and primary care literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint From rhetoric to reality: including patient voices in supportive cancer care planning
    Sara K Tedford Gold
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Expect 8:195-209. 2005
    ..We consider the disconnect between the rhetoric and reality of patient involvement in network planning and co-ordination...
  18. pmc Examining the role of health services research in public policymaking
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Institute for Work and Health, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
    Milbank Q 80:125-54. 2002
    ..Results from an exploratory study on the use of health services research by Canadian provincial policymakers illustrate these issues...
  19. pmc How can research organizations more effectively transfer research knowledge to decision makers?
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University
    Milbank Q 81:221-48, 171-2. 2003
    ..Research funders can help research organizations take advantage of these opportunities...
  20. doi request reprint Deliberative dialogues as a mechanism for knowledge translation and exchange in health systems decision-making
    Jennifer A Boyko
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St, West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 75:1938-45. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Family Perceptions of End-of-Life Care in long-term care facilities
    Julie Uma Vohra
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:297-302. 2004
    ..Place of death was significantly associated with satisfaction, family members being more satisfied with end-of-life care when their family member died in the LTC facility as opposed to in hospital...
  22. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nursing in Canada: overview of a decision support synthesis
    Alba DiCenso
    Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, Nursing and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 23:15-34. 2010
    ..This paper forms the foundation for this special issue, which contains 10 papers summarizing different dimensions of our synthesis. Here, we summarize the synthesis methods and the recommendations formulated at the roundtable...
  23. doi request reprint Development of a framework for effective community engagement in Ontario, Canada
    Amina M Jabbar
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 101:59-69. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint 'The public is too subjective': public involvement at different levels of health-care decision making
    Andrea Litva
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:1825-37. 2002
    ..The public has much to contribute, particularly at the system and programme levels, to supplement the inputs of health care professionals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Participation in health care priority-setting through the eyes of the participants
    Douglas K Martin
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L4, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:222-9. 2002
    ..To begin addressing these gaps, we interviewed individuals who participated on two priority-setting committees to identify key insights from participants about participation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge into action? understanding ideological barriers to addressing health inequalities at the local level
    Patricia A Collins
    Department of Geography, RCB 7230, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Health Policy 80:158-71. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Research use in children's mental health policy in Canada: maintaining vigilance amid ambiguity
    Charlotte Waddell
    Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T1W6
    Soc Sci Med 61:1649-57. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Are we expecting too much from print media? An analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2002 Canadian healthcare reform debate
    Patricia A Collins
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Robert C Brown Hall, Room 7230, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Soc Sci Med 63:89-102. 2006
    ..Finally, the dominance of governmental actors provided these actors with numerous opportunities to persuade the public...