Jason M. Sutherland is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) at the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) School of Population and Public Health. Dr. Sutherland’s projects include development of methods for quantifying hospital utilization and expenditure patterns, adjusting for hospital input price differences and accounting for differences between hospital patient populations. In relation to hospital spending analyses, important aspects include the development of methods to measure efficiency, access to care and quality of care.

Dr. Sutherland is also involved in developing policy options and strategies for equitably funding hospitals within health systems. Dr. Sutherland’s research interests include evaluation of case mix methods, risk adjustment and hospital funding policy. Prior to joining UBC, Dr. Sutherland was a faculty member at Dartmouth College’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.

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Commentaries by Dr. Jason Sutherland:

Moving Ontario hospitals into the 21st Century
Don’t confuse money with quality at our hospitals // Il faut éviter de confondre argent avec qualité des soins dans nos hôpitaux
Hospital funding needs strings attached
Learning from European and U.S. health care // La réforme du financement des hôpitaux favorise un accès plus rapide aux soins sans miner la santé des patients
Linking hospital quality to payment
New hospital funding models not without risks // Les nouveaux modèles de financement des hôpitaux ne sont pas exempts de risques
Why we never seem to have enough hospital beds in Canada // Pourquoi semble-t-il que nous n’ayons jamais assez de lits d’hôpitaux au Canada?

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