These papers have come directly from our work on EQUIP Health Care.
These publications from the EQUIP Primary Health Care study present pathways, impacts, and policy requirements of equity-oriented health care.
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
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
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
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
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
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
This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Lavoie, J. G., Smye, V. L., Wong, S. T., Krause, M., . . . Fridkin, A. (2016). Enhancing health care equity with Indigenous populations: Evidence-based strategies from an ethnographic study. BMC Health Services Research, 16(544), 1-17. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1707-9
Read about the challenges faced by clients at the EQUIP research sites specific to their oral health. The paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Wallace, B., Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Wathen, C. N., Long, P. M., & Parker, J. (2015). Self-reported oral health among a community sample of people experiencing social and health inequities: Implications for the primary health care sector. BMJ Open, 5(12), 1-10. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009519
Read a complete description of the EQUIP intervention. This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., & Wathen, N., on behalf of the EQUIP Research Team. (2015). EQUIP healthcare: An overview of a multi-component intervention to enhance equity-oriented care in primary health care settings. International Journal for Equity in Health, 14(152), 1-11. doi:10.1186/s12939-015-0271-y
This paper is freely available here, or by clicking the image. Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S. T., Smye, V. L., & Khan, K. B. (2013). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities? Ethnicity and Health, 19(2), 240-254.doi:10.1080/13557858.2013.814766