D J Willison

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Who's minding the shop? The role of Canadian research ethics boards in the creation and uses of registries and biobanks
    Elaine Gibson
    Health Law Institute, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 9:17. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of physician and hospital volume with use of aspirin and reperfusion therapy in acute myocardial infarction
    D J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 38:1092-102. 2000
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Access to medical records for research purposes: varying perceptions across research ethics boards
    D J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON L8N 1G8, Canada
    J Med Ethics 34:308-14. 2008
  5. 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
  6. pmc Variation in recruitment across sites in a consent-based clinical data registry: lessons from the Canadian Stroke Network
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St, Joseph s Healthcare, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 7:E6. 2006
  7. pmc Consent for use of personal information for health research: do people with potentially stigmatizing health conditions and the general public differ in their opinions?
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 10:10. 2009
  8. pmc Patenting of genetic material: are the benefits to society being realized?
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 167:259-62. 2002
  9. pmc Patients' consent preferences for research uses of information in electronic medical records: interview and survey data
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 1G6
    BMJ 326:373. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in collection, use and disclosure of personal information in contemporary health research: challenges for research governance
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Law Rev 13:107-13. 2005

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Who's minding the shop? The role of Canadian research ethics boards in the creation and uses of registries and biobanks
    Elaine Gibson
    Health Law Institute, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 9:17. 2008
    ..Research Ethics Boards (REBs) in Canada and elsewhere in the world are grappling with these issues, but lack clear guidance regarding their role in the creation of and access to registries and biobanks...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of physician and hospital volume with use of aspirin and reperfusion therapy in acute myocardial infarction
    D J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 38:1092-102. 2000
    ..The association between volume of patients treated and quality of care has important implications for patient referral policies and approaches to quality improvement. Most studies have focused on hospital volume alone and health outcomes...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Access to medical records for research purposes: varying perceptions across research ethics boards
    D J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON L8N 1G8, Canada
    J Med Ethics 34:308-14. 2008
    ..Variation across research ethics boards (REBs) in conditions placed on access to medical records for research purposes raises concerns around negative impacts on research quality and on human subject protection, including privacy...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Variation in recruitment across sites in a consent-based clinical data registry: lessons from the Canadian Stroke Network
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St, Joseph s Healthcare, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 7:E6. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Consent for use of personal information for health research: do people with potentially stigmatizing health conditions and the general public differ in their opinions?
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 10:10. 2009
    ..Little is known about the opinion of those who have more or less stigmatizing health conditions regarding the need for consent for use of their personal information for health research...
  8. pmc Patenting of genetic material: are the benefits to society being realized?
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 167:259-62. 2002
  9. pmc Patients' consent preferences for research uses of information in electronic medical records: interview and survey data
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 1G6
    BMJ 326:373. 2003
    ..To assess patients' preferred method of consent for the use of information from electronic medical records for research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in collection, use and disclosure of personal information in contemporary health research: challenges for research governance
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Law Rev 13:107-13. 2005
  11. pmc Written informed consent and selection bias in observational studies using medical records: systematic review
    Michelle E Kho
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8
    BMJ 338:b866. 2009
    ..To determine whether informed consent introduces selection bias in prospective observational studies using data from medical records, and consent rates for such studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of coxib formulary restrictions on analgesic use and cost: regional evidence from Canada
    Deborah A Marshall
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, 105 Main Street East, Level P1, Hamilton, ON L8N 1G6, Canada
    Health Policy 84:1-13. 2007
    ..Ontario required physicians to submit the clinical indications for their use on the prescription. British Columbia required physicians to seek and receive prior authorisation from the drug plan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impracticability of informed consent in the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Jack V Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 350:1414-21. 2004
    ..However, the effect of such a requirement on the use of clinical registries and the extent to which registry data can be generalized remain uncertain...
  14. ncbi request reprint More of the same is not enough
    Donald J Willison
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Healthc Pap 3:47-55; discussion 87-94. 2002
    ..Better evidence and better dissemination are simply not enough...
  15. ncbi request reprint The authors respond
    Steven G Morgan
    Health Care and Epidemiology, and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Healthc Pap 4:68-72. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Post-Romanow pharmacare: last-dollar first...first-dollar lost?
    Steven G Morgan
    Health Care and Epidemiology, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Healthc Pap 4:10-20. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Prescription to over-the-counter deregulation in Canada: are we ready for it, or do we need to be?
    Larry D Lynd
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia and the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 173:775-7. 2005