Recent Submissions

  • Health human resource planning in Canada: A typology and its application 

    Wranik, Dominika. 2008. "Health human resource planning in Canada: A typology and its application." Health Policy 86(1): 27-41.
    A series of group interviews were conducted with key stakeholders in Canadian health human resource (HHR) planning. Interviews revealed that innovative HHR models arose primarily in response to perceived needs at the front ...
  • Using economic evidence as a support tool for policy decisions: Herculean or Sisyphean effort? 

    Wranik, Dominika. 2008. "Using economic evidence as a support tool for policy decisions: Herculean or Sisyphean effort?." Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research 8(4): 329-32.
    No abstract available.
  • The health care system. Black box or Bermuda Triangle. Four essays on economically desirable health care system characteristics 

    Wranik-Lohrenz, Dominika. 2005. "The health care system. Black box or Bermuda Triangle. Four essays on economically desirable health care system characteristics." ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
    This volume consists of four papers addressing the issue of optimal system design, where optimality is evaluated on the basis of care effectiveness, and cost containment. First, a microeconomic model of the health care ...
  • Physician Remuneration Methods for Family Physicians in Canada: Expected Outcomes and Lessons Learned 

    Wranik, Dominika W., and Martine Durier-Copp. 2010. "Physician Remuneration Methods for Family Physicians in Canada: Expected Outcomes and Lessons Learned." Health Care Analysis 18(1): 35-59.
    Canada is a leader in experimenting with alternative, non fee for service provider remuneration methods; all jurisdictions have implemented salaries and payment models that blend fee for service with salary or capitation ...
  • Framework for the Design of Physician Remuneration Methods in Primary Health Care 

    Wranik, Dominika, and Martine Durier-Copp. 2011. "Framework for the Design of Physician Remuneration Methods in Primary Health Care." Social Work in Public Health 26(3): 231-259.
    Economists have generated a large body of theoretical and empirical knowledge with respect to the design of physician remuneration methods (PRM). This knowledge is difficult to use for a policy maker, because of its technical ...
  • Healthcare policy tools as determinants of health-system efficiency: evidence from the OECD 

    Wranik, Dominika. 2012. "Healthcare policy tools as determinants of health-system efficiency: evidence from the OECD." Health Economics, Policy and Law 7(2): 197-226.
    This paper assesses which policy-relevant characteristics of a healthcare system contribute to health-system efficiency. Health-system efficiency is measured using the stochastic frontier approach. Characteristics of the ...
  • Choice of Treatment with Antidepressants: Influencing Factors 

    Himmerich, Hubertus, and Dominika W. Wranik. 2012. "Choice of Treatment with Antidepressants: Influencing Factors." Current pharmaceutical design 18(36): 5958-5975.
    Depressive disorders place a large burden on patients and on society. Although efficacious treatment options for unipolar depressive disorders exist, substantial gaps in care remain. In part, the challenge lies in the ...