Health services utilization

Health services utilization

Anishinaabe ik-we mino-aie-win: Aboriginal women's health issues: a holistic perspective on wellness

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Kathy Bent
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines and identifies aspects of health and wellness that are unique to Aboriginal women, as well as stories about their experiences with the health care system.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex differences in health status, health care use, and quality of care: a population-based analysis for Manitoba's Regional Heal

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English
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Randy Fransoo
Patricia Martens
Elaine Burland
Heather Prior
Charles Burchill
Dan Chateau
Randy Walld
Publisher: 
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an overview of male/female differences in health status, health service use, and quality of care, as revealed by analysis of administrative health care data files.

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GEND.F73 2005
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and the social construction of illness

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English
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Judith Lorber
Lisa Jean Moore
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AltaMira Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Walnut Creek, CA

Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.

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GEND.L67 2002
ISBN 0759102384
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Older women's health priorities and perceptions of care delivery: results of the WOW health survey

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English
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Cara Tannenbaum
Nancy Mayo
Francine Ducharme
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that health care providers are addressing many, but not all, of older women's (ages 55-95) health concerns, especially those that are of great concern or importance to these women.

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ISSN 00084409

Family violence and the health care system: moving from recognition to meaningful response

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English
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Penny Bain
Jill Cory
Publisher: 
Aware
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses the role of health-care systems and practitioners in responding to or preventing family violence, with emphasis on models in BC and some examples from other jurisdictions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Report three: exploring the link between work-life conflict and demands on Canada's health care system

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Chris Higgins
Linda Duxbury
Karen Johnson
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Health Canada, Public Health Agency
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2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa (Ontario)

Argues that pressures on Canada’s health care system could be reduced by focusing on workplace health issues. Draws the link between worklife conflict, health status and the use of Canada’s health care system.

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ISBN 0662383656
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's health surveillance report: supplementary chapters

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides gender relevant analyses and considerations for policy and program development based on currently available national secondary health data and focuses on three issues: ethnicity and immigration, health care utilization and the relationship between income and health. Highlights gender differences and identify disparities in the distribution of determinants of health, health behaviours, health outcomes, health care utilization as well as vulnerable subgroups of women.

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ISBN 1553925114

Health care utilization by Canadian women

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English
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Online
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Arminée Kazanjian
Denise Morettin
Robert Cho
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides an overview of health care utilization by Canadian women and focuses on access to care and patterns of utilization. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health and poverty gender analysis

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English
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Author: 
Zoe Oxaal
Sarah Cook
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Brighton, United Kingdom

Provides a gender analysis of health and poverty by comparing mainstream debates of health and poverty with a gender focused discussion.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The health of Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical serivices: a pilot study

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English
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Erich Kliewer
Teresa Mayer
Andre Wajda
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Manitoba

Examines the feasibility of linking a sample of the Mantioba Metis Federation (MMF) membership list to Manitoba Health and CancerCare Manitoba databases and to use the resulting linked records to provide estimates of the health status of the Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical services. Demonstrates that the findings suggest that their health profile is closer to that of the First Nation people, that it is to the general Manitoba population.

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ABGN.K55 2002
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