Announcing Healthcare Policy's New Editor-in-Chief
It is with great pleasure that Longwoods Publishing Corporation announces that Jason M. Sutherland, Professor, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, has accepted the appointment as Editor-in-Chief of our journal, Healthcare Policy.
Prof. Sutherland succeeds Prof. Jennifer Zelmer who has led the journal for more than 10 years, building its reputation and strengthening its readership.
We encourage you to communicate to Prof. Zelmer, President and CEO at The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, your thanks and gratitude for her successes with the journal.
Please also join Longwoods in welcoming Jason to the role of Editor-in-Chief. We look forward to his leadership and implementing his renewed vision for the journal.
CEO, Longwoods Publishing
Professor, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR), University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health
Dr. Jason M. Sutherland is a Scholar of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. He has extensive experience in methods, evaluation and health policy. He has recently been a Senior Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) where he conducted research on the performance of health delivery systems.
Dr. Sutherland was also Canada’s 2012/2013 Harkness Fellow for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary for Health Policy and Evaluation (ASPE) of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. There, he evaluated aspects of funding policy reforms, notably bundled payments, introduced by the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Sutherland’s current interests include studying health system performance, methods for improving cross-continuum care, variations in expenditure and utilization patterns and accounting for differences in efficiency, health status and quality of care.
Dr. Sutherland’s current and recent research projects include: studying the effects of changing the incentives of hospital funding, and investigating the links between funding policy and patient reported health outcomes (PROMS). He is currently an associate editor of Health Policy, an international journal for health policy research. Before joining UBC, Jason was an Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College within The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (2007-2009), and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, at Indiana University and Assistant Research Scientist at the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.