Regionalization

Regionalization

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Dianne Lai
Holly Rupert
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the unfortunate effects of regionalization on women's health. Indicates how regionalization shapes the birth experiences of women in many areas of Canada. Introduces The Project on Out-of-Town Birth research project.  A survey of health professionals reviewed. 

Taking on goliath: an inside look at health planning

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an interview with Doreen Hamilton, a public health nurse who was the Maternal and Child Health Consultant with the Toronto Public Health Department and sat as a member of the Joint Committee on High-Risk Pregnancy; The committee produced a report calling for the establishment of a regionalized perinatal network in Toronto along the lines of a programme that was operating in Cleveland, Ohio at the time. In this interview, she shares her critical experience of the health planning process.

How to survive our patchwork health care

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Book review of Michael Decter and Francesca Grosso's "Navigating Canada's Health Care: A User Guide to Getting the Health Care you need," discussing the regionalization of health care and how your health needs may not determine your access to care but rather your location.

Rural women's experiences of maternity care: implications for policy and practice

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Stefan Grzybowski
Michael Anhorn
Elizabeth Cooper
Lindsey Galvin
Ann Pederson
Lana Sullivan
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines rural women's experiences of maternity care in the context of health care restructuring and regionalization.

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HEAS.K67 2005
ISBN 0662407997 (PDF)
ISBN 0662408004 (HTML)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reflections of rural Alberta women: work, health and restructuring

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynn Skillen
Barbara Heather
Jennifer Young
Publisher: 
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Discusses how rural women's work environments are being effected by change and restructuring. Demonstrates how their quality of life may be at risk due to reduced resources, increased expectations, etc. Also discusses regionalization of health care and its effects on health care services in rural communities.  (For more information, please visit Dr. Skillen's website at: www.nursing.ualberta.ca/skillen)

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH HERF.S54 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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