Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management, Second Edition
Covering a wide range of issues, the 22 cases included in Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management constitute an exceptional resource for bringing real-life policy questions into the classroom. Based on actual events, the cases have been developed with input from mid-career professionals with strong field experience and extensively tested in Raisa B. Deber’s graduate case study seminar at the University of Toronto. Each case features both a substantive health policy issue and a selection of key concepts and methods appropriate to examining public policy, public health, and health care management issues.
In each case, the authors provide a summary of the case and the related policy issues, a description of events, suggested questions for discussion, supporting information, and both works cited and further reading. Suitable for graduate and undergraduate classrooms in programs in a variety of fields, Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management is an exceptional educational resource.
This second edition features all new cases, as well as adding an introductory chapter that provides a framework and tools for health policy analysis in Canada.
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- Page Count: 560 pages
- Dimensions: 5.8in x 1.1in x 8.6in
Reviews“Raisa Deber probably has more experience using the case approach in health policy and management than any other professor in Canada. This volume fills an enormous gap in terms of the teaching materials available to instructors in these fields.”
Gregory Marchildon, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Economic History, Johnson-Shoyama School of Public Policy, University of Regina
“Deber and Mah’s Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management is a great teaching resource. More than twenty case studies on high-profile topics from genetic testing and wait times to paying for new cancer drugs are covered. The very readable case studies include stimulating sets of discussion questions, and each has an accompanying appendix containing additional details. Students will love the diversity, and faculty will find the book informative and easy to use.”
Noralou Roos, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Author InformationRaisa B. Deber is a professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.
Catherine L. Mah is an assistant professor in the Division of Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 – Concepts for the Policy Analyst
Chapter 2 – Danger at the Gates? Screening for Tuberculosis in Immigrants and Refugees
Michael Gardam, Marisa Creatore, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 3 – Making Canadians Healthier: Where Do We Start?
Nurlan Algashov, Patricia Baranek, Cheri Biscope, Kathryn Clarke, Mark Dobrow, Asmita Gillani, Irene Koo, Catherine L. Mah, Brandy McKenna, Michèle Parent, Miriam Alton Scharf, Shahzad Siddiqui, Louise Signal, Rachel Wortzman, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 4 – Trimming the Fat: Dealing with Obesity
Katerina Gapanenko, Catherine L. Mah, Shaheena Mukhi, David Rudoler, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 5 – Trouble on Tap
Brenda Gamble, Nancy Kraetschmer, Kenneth Cheak Kwan Lam, Catherine L. Mah, Caroline Rafferty, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 6 – The Bite of Blood Safety: Screening Blood For West Nile Virus
Helen Looker, David Reeleder, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 7 – Looking for Trouble: Developing and Implementing a National Network for Infectious Disease Surveillance in Canada
Christopher W. McDougall, David Kirsch, Brian Schwartz, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 8 – Filling in the Gaps: The Decision to Utilize Agency Nursing in Tarman Hospital
Karen Arthurs, Andrea Baumann, Doreen Day, Sarah Dimmock, Leah Levesque, Eleanor Ross, Vera Ingrid Tarman, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 9 – Midwifery: Special Delivery
Karen Born, Carole-Anne Chiasson, Shawna Gutfreund, Lisa Jackson, Esther Levy, Judy Litwack-Goldman, Elizabeth McCarthy, Wendy Sutton, Betty Wu-Lawrence, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 10 – The Demanding Supply: Licensing International Doctors and Nurses in Ontario
Mohamad Alameddine, Charles Battershill, Andrea Baumann, Maureen Boon, Karen Born, Andrea Cortinois, Rinku Dhaliwal, Adam M. Dukelow, David Hoff, Carolina Jimenez, Nibal Lubbad, Maria Mathews, Glen Randall, Melissa Rausch, and Raisa Deber.
Chapter 11 – Primary Health Care in Ontario: Inching Towards Reform
Monica Aggarwal, Munaza Chaudhry, Stephanie Gan, Nada Victoria Ghandour, William Kou, Leslie MacMillan, Catherine L. Mah, Meghan McMahon, Lucinda Montizambert, Allie Peckham, David Rudoler, Rena Singer-Gordon, Debra Zelisko, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 12 – At Any Price? Paying for New Cancer Drugs
Laurie Bourne, Rachna Chaudhary, David Ford, Olivia Hagemeyer, Christopher J. Longo, Elaine Meertens, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 13 – What to Do With the Queue? Reducing Wait Times for Cancer Care
John Blake, Daniel Bolland, Ian Dawe, Brenda Gamble, Gunita Mitera, Natalie (Wajs) Rashkovan, Somayeh Sadat, Kenneth Van Wyk, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 14 – Down the Tubes: Should In Vitro Fertilization Be Insured in Ontario?
Talar Boyajian, Susan Bronskill, Sheryl Farrar, Erin Gilbart, Seija K. Kromm, Lise Labrecque, Mina Mawani, Wendy Medved, Phyllis Tanaka, Dan Tassie, Judy Verbeeten, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 15 – Prescription for Conflict
Bev Lever, Laura Esmail, Linda Gail Young, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 16 – Ask Your Doctor: Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Medicines
Chris Bonnett, Christopher J. Longo, Yeesha Poon, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 17 – Rehabilitating Auto Insurance
Paul Holyoke, Marie Balitbit, Lee Tasker, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 18 – Everybody Out of the Pool: Financing Health Expenditures through Medical Savings Accounts
Kenneth Cheak Kwan Lam, Mark Rovere, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 19 – Long Term Care Reform in Ontario: “The Long Delivery”
Patricia Baranek, Jane-Anne Campbell, Kerry Kuluski, Christopher Longo, Frances Morton-Chang, Karen Spalding, Carolyn Steele Gray, Fern Teplitsky, Romy Joseph Thomas, Jillian Watkins, Anne Wojtak, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 20 – Depending on How You Cut It: Resource Allocation by a Community Care Access Centre
Jane-Anne Campbell, Heather Chappell, Joanne Greco, Jeff Hohenkerk, Joshua Kline, Shannon L. Sibbald, Karen Spalding, Fern Teplitsky, Anne Wojtak, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 21 – Shoot and Tell: Mandatory Gunshot Wound Reporting by Physicians
Carrie-Lynn Haines, Julie Holmes, Paul Miller, Sharon Vanin, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 22 – Dying to Die: Euthanasia and (Physician-) Assisted Suicide
Christopher A. Klinger, Joe Slack, and Raisa Deber
Chapter 23 – Screen Tests
Yvonne Bombard, Marion Byce, Céline Cressman, Rea Devakos, Daniel Farris, Daune Macgregor, Zahava R.S. Rosenberg-Yunger, Natasha Sharpe, and Raisa Deber
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