Compensation patterns for healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada.

@article{Alamgir2009CompensationPF,
  title={Compensation patterns for healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada.},
  author={Hasanat Alamgir and S. Y. Siow and Shi Cheng Yu and Karen Ngan and Jaime Guzman},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={381-7}
}
OBJECTIVES This report examines relationships between the acceptance of compensation claims, and employee and workplace characteristics for healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada to determine suitability of using only accepted claims for occupational epidemiology research. METHODS A retrospective cohort of full-time healthcare workers was constructed from an active incident surveillance database. Incidents filed for compensation over a 1-year period were examined for initial claim… CONTINUE READING