This page includes publications and presentations from numerous different studies. All are related to health system/policy reforms and many investigated specific impacts on health professionals.

Examples of Conference Presentations

Primary Care conference (2008) – Access to After-hours Primary Care in Ontario

CPHA conference (2013) – Exploring the Impact of Expanded Roles for Dental Hygienists in Ontario

CIC conference (2014) – Mandating Influenza Vaccinations for Health Care Workers: Windows of Opportunity for Policy Change


Related Publications

Jackson-Lee, A., Barr, N.G., and Randall, G.E. (2016). Mandating influenza vaccinations for health care workers: analyzing opportunities for policy change in Ontario. BMC – Health Services Research (in press).

Vania, D., and Randall, G.E. (2016). Can evidence-based health policy from high-income countries be applied to lower income countries: The case of an organ donor registry in Mumbai, India.  Health Research Policy and Systems, 14(1), 3. doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0075-6.

Randall, G.E., Embrett, M.G., Barr, N.G., and Vania, D. (2015). Regulating Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists in Ontario, Canada. Health Reform Observer – Observatoire des Réformes de Santé, 3(2). doi:

Randall, G.E., Barr, N.G., Wakefield, P.A., Embrett, M.E. (2015). Expanding the Scope of Practice for Pharmacists in Ontario, Canada. Health Reform Observer – Observatoire des Réformes de Santé,  3(1). DOI:10.13162/hro-ors.v3i1.1177.

Embrett, M.G. and Randall, G.E. (2014). Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Policy Research: Exploring the Use, Misuse, and Nonuse of Policy Analysis Theory. Social Science and Medicine, 108:147-155.  doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.004.

Alamedine, M., Battershill, C., Baumann, A., Boon, M., Cortinois, A., Dhaliwal, R., Dukelow, A.M., Hoff, D., Jimenez, C., Lubbad, N., Mathews, M., Randall, G.E., Rausch, M., and Deber, R. (2014). The Demanding Supply: Licensing International Doctors and Nurses in Ontario.  In: Deber, R and Mah, C (Eds.). Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management, 2nd edition. University of Toronto Press. (ISBN: 978-144-2609-96-9).

Eamer, G.G. and Randall, G.E. (2013). Barriers to implementing WHO’s exclusive breastfeeding policy for women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: an exploration of ideas, interests and institutions. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 28(3): 257-268. PMID: 22945334. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2139.

Wakefield, P.A., Randall, G.E., and Filia, J-M. (2012). Competing for referrals for cardiac diagnostic tests: what do family physicians really want? Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences, 43, 155-160.

Howard, M., and Randall, G.E. (2009). After-hours information given by family physicians in Ontario. Healthcare Policy / Politiques de Santé. 5(2): 106-115. PMID: 21037829.

Kapiriri, L., Randall, G.E., and Martin, D.K. (2009). Health care rationing and professional autonomy: the case of cardiac care in Ontario. The Open Health Services & Policy Journal. 2: 34-41.

Randall, G.E., and Williams, A.P. (2009). Health care reform and the dimensions of professional autonomy. Canadian Public Administration / Administration Publique du Canada. 52(1): 51-69.

Randall, G.E. (2009). Policy change and institutional isomorphism in health care. In Boutsioli, Z. (ed.) Themes on health care: challenges and future actions. pp.417-430. Athens Institute for Education and Research: Athens, Greece (ISBN: 978-960-6672-54-5).

Randall, G.E. and Kindiak, D.H. (2008). Deprofessionalization or postprofessionalization? Reflections on the state of social work as a profession. Social Work in Health Care. 47(4): 341-354. PMID: 19042490.

Kindiak, D.H., Grieve, J.L., Randall, G.E., and Madsen, V.A. (2004). Social work practice in community psychogeriatric programmes.  In Holosko, M. (ed.) Social work practice with the elderly, 3rd ed.  pp. 519-545. Canadian Scholars’ Press: Toronto, Ontario (ISBN: 1-55130-233-0).