These papers have come directly from our work on EQUIP Health Care. These publications present pathways, impacts, and policy requirements of equity-oriented health care.
EQUIP Emergency: Can interventions to reduce racism, discrimination and stigma in EDs improve outcomes?
Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J., Perrin, N. et al. EQUIP emergency: can interventions to reduce racism, discrimination and stigma in EDs improve outcomes?. BMC Health Serv Res 22, 1113 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08475-4.
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Through An Equity Lens: Illuminating The Relationships Among Social Inequities, Stigma And Discrimination, And Patient Experiences of Emergency Health Care
Varcoe, C., Browne, A. J., Bungay, V., Perrin, N., Wilson, E., Wathen, C. N., Byres, D., & Price, E.R. (2022). Through An Equity Lens: Illuminating The Relationships Among Social Inequities, Stigma And Discrimination, And Patient Experiences of Emergency Health Care. International Journal of Health Services, 52(2), 246-260. https://doi.org/10.1177/00207314221075515
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San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training as an educational intervention
Browne, A., Varcoe, C., & Ward, C. San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training as an educational intervention: Promoting anti-racism and equity in health systems, policies, and practices. The International Indigenous Policy Journal 12, 3 (2021). http://doi.org/10.18584/iipj.2021.12.3.8204
Media framing of emergency departments: a call to action for nurses and other health care providers
Thomas, K., Browne, A.J., Jiao, S., Dooner, C., Wright, P., Slemon, A., Diederich, J., Wathen, C.N., Bungay, V., Wilson, E., & Varcoe, C. Media framing of emergency departments: a call to action for nurses and other health care providers. BMC Nursing 20, 118 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-021-00606-2
EQUIP Emergency study protocol
Varcoe, C., Bungay, V., Browne, A.J. et al. EQUIP Emergency: study protocol for an organizational intervention to promote equity in health care. BMC Health Serv Res 19, 687 (2019). doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4494-2
Findings from a critical analysis of the relations among multiple discourses and healthcare practices within 4 Canadian primary health care clinics
Blanchet Garneau, A., Browne, A.J. & Varcoe, C. Understanding competing discourses as a basis for promoting equity in primary health care. BMC Health Serv Res 19, 764 (2019). doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4602-3
Equity in health care improves people’s health
Browne, A. (Ed.) (2019). The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/equity-in-health-care-improves-peoples-health-114910
Impacts of Trauma-and Violence-Informed Care (TVIC) interprofessional education for Primary Health Care (PHC) staff
Levine, S., Varcoe, C., & Browne, A. J. (2020). “We went as a team closer to the truth”: impacts of interprofessional education on trauma- and violence- informed care for staff in primary care settings. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-9. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2019.1708871
Critical theoretical perspectives in conceptualising racial discrimination in health research
Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J., & Blanchet Garneau, A. (2019). Beyond stress and coping: A critical conceptualization of racial discrimination for health research. Health Sociology Review, 28(3). doi: 10.1080/14461242.2019.1642124
Mapping a pathway from equity-oriented health care to better health outcomes
This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Ford-Gilboe, M., Wathen, N., Varcoe, C., Herbert, C., Jackson, B., Lavoie, J. G., . . . Browne, A. J. (2018). How equity-oriented health care affects health: Key mechanisms and implications for primary health care practice and policy. The Milbank Quarterly. doi:10.1111/1468-0009.12349
How the intervention impacted the clinics, and the key role of ‘positive disruption’
This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Nadine Wathen, C., Smye, V., Jackson, B. E., . . . Blanchet Garneau, A. (2018). Disruption as opportunity: Impacts of an organizational health equity intervention in primary care clinics. International Journal for Equity in Health, 17(1), 154. doi:10.1186/s12939-018-0820-2
Policy requirements for equity-oriented primary healthcare
This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Lavoie, J. G., Varcoe, C., Wathen, C. N., Ford-Gilboe, M., Browne, A. J., & on behalf of the EQUIP Research Team. (2018). Sentinels of inequity: examining policy requirements for equity-oriented primary healthcare. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 705. doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3501-3