Publications

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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.

 

Using a health equity lens to measure patient experiences of care in diverse health care settings

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Wathen, C.N., Wilson, E., Bungay, V., et al. (2024). Using a health equity lens to measure patient experiences of care in diverse health care settings. PLoS ONE 19(6), e0297721. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0297721

 

Implementing trauma- and violence-informed care: A handbook

Wathen, N., & Varcoe, C. (2023). Implementing trauma- and violence-informed care: A handbook. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

 

Less talk, more action: Strategies to mitigate inequities experienced by Indigenous peoples in the healthcare system

Browne, A. J. (2023). Less talk, more action: Strategies to mitigate inequities experienced by indigenous peoples in the healthcare system. HealthcarePapers (Toronto), 21(2), 13-19. https://doi.org/10.12927/hcpap.2023.27110

 

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.

Interested in a short summary of this paper? Find the results overview here.

 

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

Interested in a short summary of this paper? Find the key findings here.

 

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

 

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