Utilization Patterns of Diabetes Test Strips in British Columbia

Project number: 
13-034
Approval date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013
Principal Investigator: 
Law,Mike
Institution: 
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR)
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
Datasets requested: 
PharmaNet
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Gomes T, Martins D, Cheng L, Kratzer J, Juurlink DN, Shah BR, Mamdani MM, Paterson JM, Law MR. 2015. The impact of policies to reduce blood glucose test strip utilization and costs in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 106(4): 2210-e216

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

  • Utilization Patterns of Diabetes Test Strips in British Columbia. Presented to the pharmaceutical division of the BC Ministry of Health on January 27, 2014.

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Blood Glucose Test Strips: Utilization and Economic Implications of Restrictions in Use in British Columbia. Presented at the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research Conference, May 12 2014.

Report

  • Law M, Kratzer J, Cheng L, Donovan S. Utilization Patterns and Reimbursement Options for Diabetes Test Strips in British Columbia. Vancouver: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2014.
  • Utilization Patterns and Reimbursement Options for Diabetes Test Strips in British Columbia. Report for funding agency (CIHI).
    Utilization Patterns and Reimbursement Options for Diabetes Test Strips in British Columbia Addendum: Time Series Analysis. Report for funding agency (CIHI).

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