Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Canadian national surveys on pandemic influenza preparations: pre-pandemic and peri-pandemic findingsPaul Ritvo
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto M3J 1P3, Canada
BMC Public Health 13:271. 2013....
- Decision maker perceptions of resource allocation processes in Canadian health care organizations: a national surveyNeale Smith
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, 7th Floor, 828 W 10 Avenue, V5Z1M9, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 13:247. 2013..Resource allocation is a key challenge for healthcare decision makers. While several case studies of organizational practice exist, there have been few large-scale cross-organization comparisons...
- Ethical framework for resource allocation during a drug supply shortageJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Healthc Q 15:26-35. 2012..In this article, the authors describe the development and implementation of an ethical framework to promote equitable access to drugs and healthcare services in the context of a drug supply shortage within and across health systems...
- Priority setting of ICU resources in an influenza pandemic: a qualitative study of the Canadian public's perspectivesDiego S Silva
Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 754, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8, Canada
BMC Public Health 12:241. 2012....
- Canadian survey on pandemic flu preparationsPaul Ritvo
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
BMC Public Health 10:125. 2010....
- Pandemic influenza preparedness: an ethical framework to guide decision-makingAlison K Thompson
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8, Canada
BMC Med Ethics 7:E12. 2006..Good pandemic planning requires reflection on values because science alone cannot tell us how to prepare for a public health crisis...
- Evaluating priority setting success in healthcare: a pilot studyShannon L Sibbald
School of Health Studies The University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 10:131. 2010..The evaluation process was designed to examine the procedural and substantive dimensions of priority setting using a multi-methods approach, including a staff survey, decision-maker interviews, and document analysis...
- Evidence, economics and ethics: resource allocation in health services organizationsJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Ontario, Canada
Healthc Q 8:50-9, 4. 2005..Various approaches have been developed to assist decision-makers to set priorities in their organizations. The dominant approaches come from evidence-based medicine, economics and ethics...
- Setting priorities in health care organizations: criteria, processes, and parameters of successJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 4:25. 2004..Very little has been reported from the perspective of Board members and senior managers about what criteria, processes and parameters of success they would use to set priorities fairly...
- Ethics and economics: does programme budgeting and marginal analysis contribute to fair priority setting?Jennifer Gibson
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L4, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 11:32-7. 2006..The goals of this research were to use the A4R framework to evaluate the fairness of using PBMA for priority setting and to assess how A4R might make PBMA fairer...
- Priority setting in hospitals: fairness, inclusiveness, and the problem of institutional power differencesJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Soc Sci Med 61:2355-62. 2005....
- Priority setting in Ontario's LHINs: ethics and economics in actionJennifer Gibson
Joint Centre for Bioethics and the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Healthc Q 14:35-43. 2011..In this article, the framework and pilot implementations are described, results from a formal evaluation are outlined and recommendations for future use are highlighted...
- Communication of bed allocation decisions in a critical care unit and accountability for reasonablenessAndrew B Cooper
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 5:67. 2005..Communication may affect perceptions of fair process for intensive care unit bed allocation decisions through its impact on the publicity condition of accountability for reasonableness...
- Priority setting for new technologies in medicine: a transdisciplinary studyJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College St, Toronto, Canada M5G 1L4
BMC Health Serv Res 2:14. 2002..Traditional approaches to priority setting for new technologies in medicine are insufficient and there is no widely accepted model that can guide decision makers...
- The duty to care in a pandemicRoss Upshur
University of Toronto, Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G1L4, Canada
Am J Bioeth 8:31-3. 2008
- Nutrition and exercise environment available to outpatients, visitors, and staff in Children's hospitals in Canada and the United StatesChristine M McDonald
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:900-5. 2006..Children's hospitals should advocate for children's health by modeling optimum health environments...
- Organizational ethics and the management of health care organizationsJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
Healthc Manage Forum 20:32-4, 38-41. 2007