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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- Difficult healthcare transitions: Ethical analysis and policy recommendations for unrepresented patientsRosalind Abdool
Centre for Clinical Ethics, Canada Hôtel Dieu Grace Healthcare, Canada Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Canada
Nurs Ethics 23:770-783. 2016....
- 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