Marcus Hollander sharpened 2x3 300 dpi sRGB for internetMarcus J. Hollander, PhD, is President of Hollander Analytical Services Ltd. He holds an Honours BA in sociology, an MA in sociology, an MSc in health services planning and administration, and a PhD in Human and Social Development with concentrations in social and health policy, administration and finance. Marcus has over 30 years of experience in health services research, evaluation and administration.

He has held the following senior research positions: Director of Research and Planning for the Alcohol and Drug Commission of BC, Visiting Research Fellow at Statistics Canada, and Director of the Health Network of the Canadian Policy Research Networks. He also has served in a number of senior administrative and policy positions in the BC Ministry of Health.

He has extensive experience as an administrator and researcher in continuing care and was the Co-Director of the National Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Home Care.

Marcus holds academic appointments in Gerontology at Simon Fraser University, and in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. He currently leads a project to evaluate two primary care initiatives in British Columbia: the Full Service Family Practice Incentive Program, and the Practice Support Program.

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Commentaries by Dr. Marcus Hollander:

Time to re-think health care policy for the elderly
B.C. program improves mental health care // Un nouveau programme de formation des médecins permet une amélioration des soins en santé mentale
We can sustain our health care system – here’s how // Nous pouvons maintenir notre système de soins de santé : voici comment
What the rest of Canada can learn from B.C. // L’offre de primes d’encouragement aux médecins améliore les résultats cliniques et peut sauver le système de soins de santé

Posters by Dr. Marcus Hollander:

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging populationThe major increase in costs for our healthcare system comes from wage increases, the use of new and more expensive technologies and other factors, but not as a result of an aging population.

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Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population


Despite all the hype, the aging population adds a little less than one percent to the cost of healthcare per year.

Read the commentary: Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population