Health care restructuring: Impact on vulnerable older adults

Project number: 
02-022
Approval date: 
Monday, November 4, 2002
Principal Investigator: 
Penning,Margaret
Institution: 
Not Available
Funding Agency: 
Not Available
Datasets requested: 
Not available
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Penning M, Brackley M, Allan D (2006) "Home care and health reform: Changes in home care utilization in one Canadian province, 1990-2000" The Gerontologist 46(6): 744-58.
  • Brackley M, Allan D and Penning M (2006) "In the absence of cancer registry data, is it sensible to assess incidence using hospital separation records?" International Journal for Equity in Health 5:12(06 Oct 2006), http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/5/1/12
  • Cloutier-Fisher D, Penning M, Zheng C and Druyts E (2006) "The Devil is in the Details: Trends in avoidable hospitalizations by Geography in British Columbia, 1990-2000" BMC Health Services Research, 6:104 (16 Aug 2006). http://www.biomedcentral.com
  • Brackley M, Penning M (2004)  “Residence, income and cancer hospitalisations in British Columbia during a decade of policy change”  International Journal for Equity in Health, 3:2

Academic thesis or dissertation

  • Druyts E (2010) "Regional, temporal and age trends in avoidable hospitalization rates among older adults in British Columbia, Canada, 1991-2000"  MA, Geography

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Brackley M, Allan D, Penning M (2001) "Examining health system reorganization and cancer diagnoses and treatment procedures in British Columbia (1990-99)" Presented at the annual meetings of the International Association on Gerontology, Vancouver, British Columbia, July

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Votova K, Zheng C, Penning M (2007) "Older chiropractic patients in the contextof decreasing supplementary health benefits: Analysis of the British Columbia MedicalServices Plan Data, 1991-2000" presented at the Annual Meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, California, November 16-19, 2007. Also presented at the 2007 Showcase of Research in Aging, University of  Victoria, BC, June 2007
  • Penning M, Brackley M, Zheng C and Allan D (2007) "Geography, home care, and health care reform in British Columbia, 1991-2000" poster presented at the 2007 Showcase of Research in Aging, University of Victoria, BC, June 2007
  • Penning M (2007) "Using the BC Linked Health Data Resource: Experiences of One Health Resource Group" invited Address, presented at the Building Health research Capacity in BC: Utilization, Integration and Access to Health Data Conference, BC
  • Penning M and Kusch K (2005) "Income, gender and health need: Impact on home care service utilization" presented at the annual meetings of theCanadian Association onGerontology, Toronto, Ontario, October
  • Zheng, C and Penning M (2005) "Changes in hospitalization among older adults living in British Columbia: Rural-urban differences" presented at the Annual meetings of the Canadian Federation of Demographers Conference, Montreal, Quebec, November
  • Cloutier-Fisher D, Penning M, Zheng C, Druyts E (2005) "The Devil is in the Details:Trends in avoidable hospitalization rates in rural and urban British Columbia" presented at the annual meetings of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society Meetings, Quebec City, PQ, October.
  • Brackley M, Penning M (2005) "Region, income and cancer hospitalisations in British Columbia during a decade of policy change" presented at the annual meetings of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June
  • Penning M, Brackley M (2005) "Income and home care service utilization in British Columbia, 1990-1997" presented at the annual meetings of the Canadian Society forEpidemiology and Biostatistics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June
  • Penning M, Allan D and Paille B (2002)  "Health care reform: Implications forequitable access to home care services.  Presented at the annual meetings of the CanadianAssociation on Gerontology, Montreal, Quebec, October
  • Brackley M, Allan D. and Penning M (2001) "Examining health system reorganization and cancer diagnoses and treatment procedures in British Columbia (1990-99)" presented at the annual meetings of the International Association on Gerontology, Vancouver, British Columbia, July
  • Penning M, Allan D and Brackley M (2001) "Health care restructuring: Impact on home care service utilization among older adults in British Columbia" presented at the annual meetings of the International Association on Gerontology, Vancouver, British Columbia, July
  • Allan D and Penning M (2001) "Regionalization and health service utilization among older adults: Rural-urban differences" presented at the annual meetings of the International Association on Gerontology, Vancouver, British Columbia, July

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