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A scoping review of research to assess the frequency, types, and reasons for end-of-life care setting transitions.

Scand J Public Health 2020 Jun 13;48(4):376-381. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1403494818785042
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June 2020

The impact of changing provider remuneration on clinical activity and quality of care: Evaluation of a pilot NHS contract in Northern Ireland.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2020 Jun 14. Epub 2020 Jun 14.

School of Health Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cdoe.12544DOI Listing
June 2020

Opportunities for, and implications of, skill mix changes in health care pathways: Pay, productivity and practice variations in a needs-based planning framework.

Soc Sci Med 2020 Feb 22;250:112863. Epub 2020 Feb 22.

Institute for health Policy and Organisation, University of Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.112863DOI Listing
February 2020

Area-Level Variation in Children's Unmet Need for Community-Based Mental Health Services: Findings from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study.

Adm Policy Ment Health 2020 Jan 23. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10488-020-01016-3DOI Listing
January 2020

Who Are High Users of Hospitals in Canada? Findings From a Population-Based Study.

Can J Nurs Res 2019 Dec 7;51(4):245-254. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0844562119833584DOI Listing
December 2019

How Do Type 2 Diabetes Patients Value Urban Integrated Primary Care in China? Results of a Discrete Choice Experiment.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 12 23;17(1). Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17010117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6982164PMC
December 2019

Inter-Rater Agreement in Traditional Chinese Medicine: On the Potential Contribution of Popplewell's Work.

Authors:
Stephen Birch

J Altern Complement Med 2019 Nov;25(11):1077-1079

Department of Health Sciences, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2019.0314DOI Listing
November 2019

Evidence, safety and recommendations for when to use acupuncture for treating cancer related symptoms: a narrative review.

Integr Med Res 2019 Sep 17;8(3):160-166. Epub 2019 May 17.

Clinical Trial Center, Kyung-Hee University, Korean Medical Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imr.2019.05.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6600712PMC
September 2019

People engagement in health-care system transition in China.

Lancet Public Health 2019 09;4(9):e446

Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, University of Queensland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30106-9DOI Listing
September 2019

Needs-based planning for the oral health workforce - development and application of a simulation model.

Hum Resour Health 2019 07 15;17(1):55. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Section for Translational Health Economics, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12960-019-0394-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6632192PMC
July 2019

Demand-based models and market failure in health care: projecting shortages and surpluses in doctors and nurses.

Authors:
Stephen Birch

Health Econ Policy Law 2019 04 2;14(2):291-294. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Director and Taylor Family Chair,Centre for the Business and Economics of Health,University of Queensland,Brisbane,QSD,Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1744133118000336DOI Listing
April 2019

Children's Mental Health Need and Expenditures in Ontario: Findings from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study.

Can J Psychiatry 2019 04;64(4):275-284

6 (in alphabetical order) Tracie O. Afifi (University of Manitoba), William R. Avison (Western University), Kathryn Bennett (McMaster University), Terry Bennett (McMaster University), Khrista Boylan (McMaster University), Michael H. Boyle (McMaster University), Michelle Butt (McMaster University), John Cairney (University of Toronto), Corine Carlisle (University of Toronto), Kristin Cleverley (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto), Ian Colman (University of Ottawa), Jinette Comeau (King's University College at Western University), Charles Cunningham (McMaster University), Scott Davies (University of Toronto), Claire de Oliveira (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto), Melanie Dirks (McGill University), Eric Duku (McMaster University), Laura Duncan (McMaster University), Jim Dunn (McMaster University), Mark A. Ferro (University of Waterloo), Katholiki Georgiades (McMaster University), Stelios Georgiades (McMaster University), Andrea Gonzalez (McMaster University), Geoffrey Hall (McMaster University), Joanna Henderson (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto), Magdalena Janus (McMaster University), Jennifer Jenkins (University of Toronto), Melissa Kimber (McMaster University), Ellen Lipman (McMaster University), Harriet MacMillan (McMaster University), Ian Manion (Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research), John McLennan (University of Ottawa), Amelie Petitclerc (Northwestern University), Anne Rhodes (University of Toronto), Graham Reid (Western University), Peter Rosenbaum (McMaster University), Roberto Sassi (McMaster University), Louis Schmidt (McMaster University), Cody Shepherd (Simon Fraser University), Noam Soreni (McMaster University), Peter Szatmari (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto), Brian Timmons (McMaster University), Juliana Tobon (McMaster University), Ryan Van Lieshout (McMaster University), Charlotte Waddell (Simon Fraser University), Li Wang (McMaster University), Christine Wekerle (McMaster University).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0706743719830036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6463359PMC
April 2019

Treating the patient not the symptoms: Acupuncture to improve overall health - Evidence, acceptance and strategies.

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Stephen Birch

Integr Med Res 2019 Mar 31;8(1):33-41. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Health Sciences, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imr.2018.07.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428918PMC
March 2019

Low prioritization of latent tuberculosis infection-A systemic barrier to tuberculosis control: A qualitative study in Ontario, Canada.

Int J Health Plann Manage 2019 Jan 7;34(1):384-395. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpm.2670DOI Listing
January 2019

Appropriateness-based reimbursement of elective invasive coronary procedures in low- and middle-income countries: Preliminary assessment of feasibility in India.

Natl Med J India 2017 Jan-Feb;30(1):11-14

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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December 2018

People-centred integrated care in urban China.

Bull World Health Organ 2018 Dec 1;96(12):843-852. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

China National Health Development Research Centre, Beijing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.214908DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6249708PMC
December 2018

The Drive towards Sustainable Health Systems Needs an Alignment: Where are the Innovations in Health Systems Planning?

Healthc Pap 2017;16(3):40-46

Professor, School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

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October 2018

Health workforce planning: which countries include nurse practitioners and physician assistants and to what effect?

Health Policy 2018 Oct 11;122(10):1085-1092. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Department of Healthcare Management, Technische Universität Berlin, H 80, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.07.016DOI Listing
October 2018

The Luohu Model: A Template for Integrated Urban Healthcare Systems in China.

Int J Integr Care 2018 Oct 12;18(4). Epub 2018 Oct 12.

Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, University of Queensland, AU.

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http://www.ijic.org/articles/10.5334/ijic.3955/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.3955DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6199563PMC
October 2018

Overview of Treatment Guidelines and Clinical Practical Guidelines That Recommend the Use of Acupuncture: A Bibliometric Analysis.

J Altern Complement Med 2018 Aug 18;24(8):752-769. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

4 Korean Medicine Clinical Trial Center, Korean Medicine Hospital, Kyung Hee University , Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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August 2018

Oral health behaviours of parents and young children in a practice-based caries prevention trial in Northern Ireland.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2018 06 22;46(3):251-257. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Division of Dentistry, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cdoe.12357
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June 2018

Better data to drive more effective care for people with latent tuberculosis infection in Canada.

CMAJ 2018 06;190(23):E700-E701

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (Essue, Milinkovic, Birch), and Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (Essue, Milinkovic), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; School of Public Health (Essue), The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (Birch), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; University of Manchester (Birch), Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.180488DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5995594PMC
June 2018

Willingness to Pay for Colorectal Cancer Screening and Effect of Copayment in Southern Thailand

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2018 Jun 25;19(6):1727-1734. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Center of Excellence in Health System and Medical Research (CE-HSMR), Walailak University, Tha Sala, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/APJCP.2018.19.6.1727DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6103562PMC
June 2018

Barriers to treatment adherence for individuals with latent tuberculosis infection: A systematic search and narrative synthesis of the literature.

Int J Health Plann Manage 2018 Apr 12;33(2):e416-e433. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpm.2495DOI Listing
April 2018

Moving from place to place in the last year of life: A qualitative study identifying care setting transition issues and solutions in Ontario.

Health Soc Care Community 2018 03 6;26(2):232-239. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/hsc.12513
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March 2018

The technical efficiency of oral healthcare provision: Evaluating role substitution in National Health Service dental practices in England.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2017 08 27;45(4):310-316. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

NWORTH Clinical Trials Unit, Bangor University, Bangor, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cdoe.12292
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August 2017

An Integrated Needs-Based Approach to Health Service and Health Workforce Planning: Applications for Pandemic Influenza.

Healthc Policy 2017 08;13(1):28-42

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5595212PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.12927/hcpol.2017.25193DOI Listing
August 2017

New Evidence on End-of-Life Hospital Utilization for Enhanced Health Policy and Services Planning.

J Palliat Med 2017 07 10;20(7):752-758. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

3 Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University , Hamilton, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2016.0490DOI Listing
July 2017

Will the Need-Based Planning of Health Human Resources Currently Undertaken in Several Countries Lead to Excess Supply and Inefficiency? A Comment on Basu and Pak.

Health Econ 2017 06 13;26(6):818-821. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.3370DOI Listing
June 2017

The U.K. NICE 2014 Guidelines for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Lessons Learned in a Narrative Review Addressing Inadvertent Limitations and Bias.

J Altern Complement Med 2017 Apr 1;23(4):242-246. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

1 Kristiania University College , Institute of Health Sciences, Oslo, Norway .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2016.0385DOI Listing
April 2017

Current research and future directions in pattern identification: Results of an international symposium.

Chin J Integr Med 2016 Dec 18;22(12):947-955. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, University of Technology, Sydney, Post Box 123, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11655-014-1833-3DOI Listing
December 2016

Simulating future supply of and requirements for human resources for health in high-income OECD countries.

Hum Resour Health 2016 12 12;14(1):77. Epub 2016 Dec 12.

Dalhousie University, 5869 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12960-016-0168-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154072PMC
December 2016

Coordination of care in the Chinese health care systems: a gap analysis of service delivery from a provider perspective.

BMC Health Serv Res 2016 10 12;16(1):571. Epub 2016 Oct 12.

China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, 38 Xueyuan Road, Haidian district, Beijing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1813-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5062922PMC
October 2016

Standardization and future directions in pattern identification research: International brainstorming session.

Chin J Integr Med 2016 Sep 9;22(9):714-20. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, 305-811, South Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11655-014-1989-xDOI Listing
September 2016

The Structure and Effectiveness of Health Systems: Exploring the Impact of System Integration in Rural China.

Int J Integr Care 2016 Aug 12;16(3). Epub 2016 Aug 12.

China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.2197DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5354206PMC
August 2016

Acupuncture effects under anaesthesia and questions about placebo.

Acupunct Med 2016 Apr 16;34(2):155-6. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Norwegian School of Health Sciences, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway.

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April 2016

Blunt Policy Instruments Deliver Blunt Policy Outcomes: Why Cost Sharing is Not Effective at Controlling Utilization and Improving Health System Efficiency.

Med Care 2016 Feb;54(2):107-9

*Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University †Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney ‡Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000500DOI Listing
February 2016

Preferences and acceptance of colorectal cancer screening in Thailand.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2015 ;16(6):2269-76

Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand E-mail :

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.6.2269DOI Listing
January 2016

Cohort effects on the need for health care and implications for health care planning in Canada.

Health Policy 2016 Jan 30;120(1):81-8. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

HO/PAHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning and Research, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.10.007DOI Listing
January 2016

Better Care and Better Value for Canadians: A Review of RCT Studies of Nurse Interventions.

Can J Nurs Res 2015 Dec;47(4):41-60

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Associate Member, Departments of Anesthesia and Pediatrics, McMaster University; Lead, FSORC, Research Institute at St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton; Director, Biostatistics Unit, St. Joseph's Healthcare; and Senior Scientist, Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/084456211504700403DOI Listing
December 2015

Disability Grant: a precarious lifeline for HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Jun 9;15:227. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-0870-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4459666PMC
June 2015

Extraction of Clinical Indicators That Are Associated with the Heat/Nonheat and Excess/Deficiency Patterns in Pattern Identifications for Stroke.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2015 18;2015:869894. Epub 2015 May 18.

Medical Research Division, Brain Disease Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 1672 Yuseongdae-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/869894DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4452190PMC
June 2015

Exploring the limitations of age-based models for health care planning.

Soc Sci Med 2015 May 6;132:11-9. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.03.005DOI Listing
May 2015

In place of fear: aligning health care planning with system objectives to achieve financial sustainability.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2015 Apr 11;20(2):109-14. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Director, Health Services Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1355819614562053DOI Listing
April 2015

Variation in healthcare services for specialist genetic testing and implications for planning genetic services: the example of inherited retinal dystrophy in the English NHS.

J Community Genet 2015 Apr 9;6(2):157-65. Epub 2015 Jan 9.

Manchester Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, MAHSC, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12687-014-0210-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4356672PMC
April 2015

On the margins of health economics: a response to 'resolving NICE'S nasty dilemma'.

Health Econ Policy Law 2015 Apr;10(2):183-93

2Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis,McMaster University,Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1744133114000462DOI Listing
April 2015

Historical and clinical perspectives on de qi: exposing limitations in the scientific study of de qi.

Authors:
Stephen Birch

J Altern Complement Med 2015 Jan 25;21(1):1-7. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Norwegian School of Health Sciences, Institute of Acupuncture, Kristiania University College , Oslo, Norway .

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/act.2015.21108
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2014.0267DOI Listing
January 2015

Interobserver reliability of four diagnostic methods using traditional korean medicine for stroke patients.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2014 9;2014:465471. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 1672 Yuseongdae-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/465471DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4276114PMC
January 2015

Conceptualization and utilization of blood stasis syndrome among doctors of Korean medicine: results of a web-based survey.

Am J Transl Res 2014 22;6(6):857-68. Epub 2014 Nov 22.

Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine Daejeon, South Korea.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4297353PMC
January 2015

Examining End-of-Life Case Management: Systematic Review.

Nurs Res Pract 2014 4;2014:651681. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1C9.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4066857PMC
July 2014

Inclusiveness and health economics: reflections on the work of Gavin Mooney (1943-2012).

Soc Sci Med 2014 May 7;108:246-7. Epub 2014 Feb 7.

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, CRL Building, 282, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1; Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.01.038DOI Listing
May 2014

Traditional East Asian medicine: how to understand and approach diagnostic findings and patterns in a modern scientific framework?

Chin J Integr Med 2014 May 2;20(5):336-40. Epub 2014 May 2.

University College of Health Sciences -Campus Kristiania, Oslo, Norway,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11655-014-1809-3DOI Listing
May 2014

Using small-area variations to inform health care service planning: what do we 'need' to know?

J Eval Clin Pract 2013 Dec 22;19(6):1054-9. Epub 2013 Mar 22.

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.12026DOI Listing
December 2013

Uncertainty and the decision maker: assessing and managing the risk of undesirable outcomes.

Health Econ 2013 Nov 26;22(11):1287-94. Epub 2012 Dec 26.

McMaster University, Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Hamilton, ON, Canada; McMaster University, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hec.2883
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November 2013

The effect of different methods of remuneration on the behaviour of primary care dentists.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Nov 6(11):CD009853. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Coupland III Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M13 9PL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009853.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6544809PMC
November 2013

Acupuncture adverse events in China: a glimpse of historical and contextual aspects.

J Altern Complement Med 2013 Oct 1;19(10):845-50. Epub 2013 Apr 1.

1 University College of Health Sciences-Campus Kristiania , Oslo, Norway .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2012.0639DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3804079PMC
October 2013

Traditional East Asian medical pulse diagnosis: a preliminary physiologic investigation.

J Altern Complement Med 2013 Oct 23;19(10):793-8. Epub 2013 Apr 23.

1 Deakin University , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia .

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/acm.2012.0141
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2012.0141DOI Listing
October 2013

Determining the optimal model for role-substitution in NHS dental services in the United Kingdom.

BMC Oral Health 2013 Sep 24;13:46. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6831-13-46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3849722PMC
September 2013

A population-based study on advance directive completion and completion intention among citizens of the western Canadian province of Alberta.

J Palliat Care 2013 ;29(1):5-12

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 1C9.

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July 2013

Managing moral hazard in motor vehicle accident insurance claims.

J Public Health Policy 2013 May;34(2):320-9

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HHC 2C, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada.

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May 2013

Reconsidering value for money in periodontal treatment.

J Clin Periodontol 2013 Apr;40(4):345-8

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April 2013

Not enough doctors or not enough needs? Refocusing health workforce planning from providers and services to populations and needs.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2013 Apr 24. Epub 2013 Apr 24.

Professor, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada and Professor, Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

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April 2013

The public's viewpoint on the right to hastened death in Alberta, Canada: findings from a population survey study.

Health Soc Care Community 2013 Mar 6;21(2):200-8. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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March 2013

Provider incentives and access to dental care: evaluating NHS reforms in England.

Soc Sci Med 2012 Dec 5;75(12):2515-21. Epub 2012 Oct 5.

Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, 4.304 Jean McFarlane, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom.

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December 2012

A framework for costing diagnostic methods in oral health care: an application comparing a new imaging technology with the conventional approach for maxillary canines with eruption disturbances.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2012 Aug 14;40(4):351-61. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmö, University, Malmö, Sweden.

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August 2012

Gender differences in experiences of ART services in South Africa: a mixed methods study.

Trop Med Int Health 2012 Jul 18;17(7):820-6. Epub 2012 May 18.

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.

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July 2012

Eliminating the shortage of registered nurses in Canada: an exercise in applied needs-based planning.

Health Policy 2012 May 15;105(2-3):192-202. Epub 2011 Dec 15.

WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning and Research, Dalhousie University, 905-1660 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1V7.

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May 2012

Exploring inequalities in access to and use of maternal health services in South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2012 May 21;12:120. Epub 2012 May 21.

Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.

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May 2012

Unequal access to ART: exploratory results from rural and urban case studies of ART use.

Sex Transm Infect 2012 Mar;88(2):141-6

Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa.

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March 2012

"No one dies of old age": implications for research, practice, and policy.

J Palliat Care 2011 ;27(2):148-56

Faculty of Nursing, Third Floor Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2011

Equity in the use of antiretroviral treatment in the public health care system in urban South Africa.

Health Policy 2011 Mar 13;99(3):261-6. Epub 2010 Nov 13.

Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, 7925, Observatory Cape Town, South Africa.

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March 2011

Nursing inputs and outcomes of hospital care: an empirical analysis of Ontario's acute-care hospitals.

Can J Nurs Res 2011 Mar;43(1):126-46

School of Nursing and Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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March 2011

Surveillance after treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: outcomes, costs, and cost-effectiveness.

Obstet Gynecol 2010 Nov;116(5):1158-70

Department of Economics, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA.

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November 2010

Letters to the Editor.

Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 2010 Sep;23(3):4-5; author reply 6-7

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September 2010

Health human resources planning and the production of health: development of an extended analytical framework for needs-based health human resources planning.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2009 Nov;15(6 Suppl):S56-61

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. birch@mcmaster

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November 2009

An applied simulation model for estimating the supply of and requirements for registered nurses based on population health needs.

Policy Polit Nurs Pract 2009 Nov;10(4):240-51

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2009

Planning for what? Challenging the assumptions of health human resources planning.

Health Policy 2009 Oct 13;92(2-3):225-33. Epub 2009 May 13.

School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Canada.

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October 2009

Investigating the reliability of Japanese toyohari meridian therapy diagnosis.

J Altern Complement Med 2009 Oct;15(10):1099-105

Victoria University , Melbourne, Australia.

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October 2009

Optimizing the mix of basic dental services for Southern Thai schoolchildren based on resource consumption, service needs and parental preference.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2009 Aug 9;37(4):372-80. Epub 2009 Jun 9.

Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Thailand.

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August 2009

A review of the reliability of traditional East Asian medicine diagnoses.

J Altern Complement Med 2009 Apr;15(4):353-66

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

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April 2009