Publications: Health

Internal Audit in Health Authorities: A Status Report

October 2004
Evaluating health authorities' use of internal audits in carrying out their responsibilities. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on January 31, 2005.

In Sickness and in Health: Healthy Workplaces for British Columbia’s Health Care Workers

June 2004
Lack of funding, focus and information is preventing health authorities from improving their work environment. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 22, 2004.

Alternative Payments to Physicians: A Program in Need of Change

November 2003
Reviews the program for paying doctors for work not covered by the medical services plan. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 9, 2004.

A Review of Performance Agreements Between the Ministry of Health Services and the Health Authorities

May 2003
Examines whether performance agreements are being used effectively to enhance health authorities' accountability. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on September 22, 2003.

Follow-up of Performance Reports

June 2002
The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on July 18, July 24 and July 25, 2002; February 4, 2003; September 10, 2003; and October 15, 2003.

Information Use by the Ministry of Health in Resource Allocation Decisions for the Regional Health Care System

March 2002
Assesses whether the Ministry of Health uses approporiate information to allocate resources to the regional health care systems. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on July 24, 2002.

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