Professor; Adjunct Scientist
Professor Deber’s current research centers on Canadian health policy. Current projects, conducted with colleagues and students, include: implications of the distribution of health expenditures and public/private roles for financing and delivery of health services (including primary care); examination of where nurses and other health professionals work and the factors associated with differential “stickiness” across sub-sectors; issues associated with the movement of care from hospitals to home and community; approaches to accountability; and factors affecting patient engagement.
Professor Deber’s current research centers on Canadian health policy, other areas of interest include health economics, health policy and health services research with respect to the following subject matter: Distribution of Health Expenditures Health Human Resources: Identifying factors that influence leaving, staying, and sector switching among nurses, occupational therapists, lab technicians, and other health providers Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Accountability: Strengths and Challenges of Different Approaches Across Settings Advanced Theoretical Methods Innovations in Health Research – Longitudinal Studies Aging. “Development of a Microsimulation Tool to Inform Finance Decision-Making in Healthcare” Paying for Primary Care: Relationship Between Incentives and Patient/Provider Characteristics
Professor, Public Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto|
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