A D Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Making performance reports work
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, LEAD, Health Results Team on Information Management, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
    Healthc Pap 6:8-22. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Sustained public preferences on hospital performance across Canadian provinces
    Guillermo A Sandoval
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, Ont M5T 3M6, Canada
    Health Policy 83:246-56. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing an efficient model to select emergency department patient satisfaction improvement strategies
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 46:3-10. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions: a method for comparative access and quality studies using routinely collected statistics
    A D Brown
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford
    Can J Public Health 92:155-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness studies on cervical cancer
    A D Brown
    Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Cytol 45:509-14. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Barriers to patient involvement in health service planning and evaluation: an exploratory study
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room C8 30, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N3M5
    Patient Educ Couns 70:234-41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and system integration and change indicators in acute care hospitals: evidence from a balanced scorecard
    Linda McGillis Hall
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:242-52. 2008
  8. pmc Response audit of an Internet survey of health care providers and administrators: implications for determination of response rates
    Mark J Dobrow
    Cancer Services and Policy Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 10:e30. 2008
  9. pmc Unregulated private markets for health care in Canada? Rules of professional misconduct, physician kickbacks and physician self-referral
    Sujit Choudhry
    Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 170:1115-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Selecting predictors of cancer patients' overall perceptions of the quality of care received
    G A Sandoval
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Oncol 17:151-6. 2006

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Making performance reports work
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, LEAD, Health Results Team on Information Management, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
    Healthc Pap 6:8-22. 2005
    ..However, the true impact of performance reporting depends on the policy context around reporting including clarity of strategy, incentives, and support for performance improvement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sustained public preferences on hospital performance across Canadian provinces
    Guillermo A Sandoval
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, Ont M5T 3M6, Canada
    Health Policy 83:246-56. 2007
    ..To compare the Canadian public's view of various components of hospital performance at two points in time, and to investigate differences across provinces...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developing an efficient model to select emergency department patient satisfaction improvement strategies
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 46:3-10. 2005
    ..This study uses optimization techniques to identify the best possible combination of predictors of overall patient satisfaction to help guide improvement efforts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions: a method for comparative access and quality studies using routinely collected statistics
    A D Brown
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford
    Can J Public Health 92:155-9. 2001
    ..This article describes conditions for which hospitalization rates have a strong and inverse relationship to access to high-quality ambulatory care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness studies on cervical cancer
    A D Brown
    Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Cytol 45:509-14. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Barriers to patient involvement in health service planning and evaluation: an exploratory study
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room C8 30, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N3M5
    Patient Educ Couns 70:234-41. 2008
    ..This study explored stakeholder beliefs about patient participation in performance indicator selection to better understand hypothesized barriers...
  7. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and system integration and change indicators in acute care hospitals: evidence from a balanced scorecard
    Linda McGillis Hall
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:242-52. 2008
    ..Nursing care hours were predicted by the hospital type, geographic location, and the system. Both nursing and patient care hours were significantly related to dissemination and benchmarking of clinical data...
  8. pmc Response audit of an Internet survey of health care providers and administrators: implications for determination of response rates
    Mark J Dobrow
    Cancer Services and Policy Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 10:e30. 2008
    ..This paper presents a response audit of a large Internet survey of more than 5000 cancer care providers and administrators in Ontario, Canada...
  9. pmc Unregulated private markets for health care in Canada? Rules of professional misconduct, physician kickbacks and physician self-referral
    Sujit Choudhry
    Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 170:1115-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Selecting predictors of cancer patients' overall perceptions of the quality of care received
    G A Sandoval
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Oncol 17:151-6. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to identify aspects of care (predictors) that can most easily be modified to produce an improvement in the score of patients' overall evaluations of the quality of care received...
  11. ncbi request reprint Development of a set of strategy-based system-level cancer care performance indicators in Ontario, Canada
    Anna Greenberg
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 12 Queen s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:107-14. 2005
    ..To develop a set of scientifically sound and managerially useful system-level cancer care performance indicators for public reporting in Ontario, Canada...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparing patient reports about hospital care across a Canadian-US border
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3M6
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:95-104. 2008
    ..To compare patient reports about hospital care between western New York State and southern Ontario using a random intercept model...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence cancer patients' overall perceptions of the quality of care
    Guillermo A Sandoval
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:266-74. 2006
    ..This study outlines predictors of cancer patients' overall perceptions of the quality of care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Performance measurement in women's health: the Women's Health Report, Hospital Report 2001 series, a Canadian experience
    Alexandra I Magistretti
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 12:327-37. 2002
    ..This paper outlines the methodology that was used to develop the Women's Health Report and highlights important findings from this early stage in the development of performance measurement for hospital care for women in Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of androgen suppression therapies in advanced prostate cancer
    A M Bayoumi
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1731-9. 2000
    ..The costs and side effects of several antiandrogen therapies for advanced prostate cancer differ substantially. We estimated the cost-effectiveness of antiandrogen therapies for advanced prostate cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Crossing the strategic synapse: aligning hospital strategy with shared system priorities in ontario, Canada
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:34-44. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint The importance of place of residence in patient satisfaction
    Carey Levinton
    Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:495-502. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of patients' place of residence on their evaluations of care, and to explore related policy implications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of ovarian cancer surgery quality indicators using a modified Delphi approach
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Surgical Oncology Program, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 97:446-56. 2005
    ..This work was conducted to develop indicators of quality ovarian cancer surgery using a modified three-step Delphi approach...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of prostate cancer quality indicators: a modified Delphi approach
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 12:2808-15. 2005
    ..Care could be improved by first identifying critical, measurable indicators that correlate with quality of care. This work was conducted to develop indicators of prostate cancer care using a modified three-step Delphi approach...
  20. ncbi request reprint Remembering Peter Drucker: inspiring the quality revolution in healthcare
    Neil Seeman
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Healthc Q 9:50-2, 54. 2006
    ..In order to determine Drucker's most influential works, the authors conducted an empirical review of his impact by examining academic citations to his work and ideas...
  21. ncbi request reprint The importance of context and attention
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Healthc Pap 6:76-9. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute care hospital strategic priorities: perceptions of challenges, control, competition and collaboration in Ontario's evolving healthcare system
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto
    Healthc Q 8:36-47. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Development of quality indicators for colorectal cancer surgery, using a 3-step modified Delphi approach
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
    Can J Surg 48:441-52. 2005
    ..This work was conducted to develop indicators of quality for colorectal cancer surgery, using a 3-step modified Delphi approach...
  24. ncbi request reprint Financial benchmarks for Ontario hospitals
    George H Pink
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Healthc Q 9:40-5, 2. 2006
    ..This article describes a method to address the second problem--how to evaluate performance by benchmarking two indicators of financial performance and condition through three years of recent data for Ontario hospitals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Accountability: unpacking the suitcase
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
    Healthc Q 9:72-5, 4. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint What's behind the data: an examination of the processes and policies underlying the routine collection of clinical data in Ontario hospitals
    Paula Blackstein-Hirsch
    University of Toronto
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 29:124-37. 2006
    ..This is particularly critical at a time when hospitals and other stakeholders, such as governments, are relying more and more on accurate, reliable, and comparable data...
  27. pmc Selecting effective incentive structures in health care: A decision framework to support health care purchasers in finding the right incentives to drive performance
    Thomas Custers
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:66. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to develop a decision framework to assist policymakers in choosing and designing effective incentive systems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance in publicly financed healthcare: some international experience and considerations for Canada
    George H Pink
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Healthc Pap 6:8-26. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint What should we do about patient satisfaction?
    Adalsteinn D Brown
    Ann Emerg Med 44:384-5. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint A comparison of systemwide and hospital-specific performance measurement tools
    Clarence Yap
    McKinsey and Company, New York, New York, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:251-62; discussion 262-3. 2005
    ..Based on the insight from this study and other activities that explore top priorities for hospital management, the issues related to efficiency and human resources should be further examined using SLSs...