Posts by Lisa Ronald

Lisa Ronald

About Lisa Ronald

Lisa Ronald is a research associate with the UBC Department of Family Practice Community Geriatrics. She is a co-author (with Margaret McGregor, Charlene Harrington, Allyson Pollock and Joel Lexchin) of the study Observational Evidence of For-profit Delivery and Inferior Nursing Home Care: When is there Enough Evidence to Infer Causation?.

For-profit care of seniors proven to be inferior

Oct 11, 2016
Vancouver Coastal Health recently announced it will close two publicly owned and operated residential care facilities in Sechelt. The creation of 600 new beds will be contracted to private for-profit facilities. The decision to go with private for-profit beds contradicts the scientific evidence about ownership and residential care quality. We reviewed the link between ownership… View Article