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Analyzing Data


Carotid plaque score is associated with 10-year major adverse cardiovascular events in low-intermediate risk patients referred to a general cardiology community clinic. Matangi MF, Hétu MF, Armstrong DWJ, Shellenberger J, Brouillard D, Baker J, Johnson A, Grubic N, Willms H, Johri AM. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2024 Jul 4 [epub ahead of print] doi: 


Post-discharge opioid use following lumbar spine surgery in older adults in Ontario: a population-based cohort study. Johnson AP, Nguyen F, Richardson M, Rabi S, Mann S, Gilron I, Yach J, Milne B, Evans G, Parlow J. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 2024; 67(3):E252-E260. DOI:10.1503/cjs.003723  


A Frailty Index to Predict Mortality, Resource Utilization and Costs in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in Ontario.

Johnson AP, Hore E, Parlow J, Muscedere J, Milne B. CJC Open. 2023; 6(2Part A): 72-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.cjco.2023.10.010.  


Feasibility and Cost Analysis of Portable MRI Implementation in a Remote Setting in Canada.

DesRoche CN, Johnson AP*, Hore EB, Innes E, Silver I, Tampieiri D, Kwan BYM Jimenez JO, Boyd JC, Islam O. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2023: 1-10 DOI: 

ICEBERG-2: Carotid Plaque Score is Associated with 10-year Cardiovascular Events in Low and Intermediate Risk Patients. 2023  Healthcare utilization trends in lumbar disc replacement: population-based administrative data. Matangi MF, ChBa MB, Hétu M-F, Armstrong DWJ, Shellenbergerc J, Brouillarda D, Bakera J, Johnson AP, Grubicb N, Johri AM. Johnson AP., Hore E. Journal of Spine Surgery. Editorial. 2022; 8(4): 414-417. 


Healthcare utilization trends in lumbar disc replacement: population-based administrative data.

Johnson AP., Hore E. Journal of Spine Surgery. Editorial. 2022; 8(4): 414-417. 


A Collaborative to Improve Acute Pain Care at the University Teaching Hospital of Butare, Rwanda.

Baumhour J, Nyirigira, Wilson R, Parlow J, Johnson AP*, Egan R. Rwanda Medical Journal, 2022; 79(3). 


A rapid literature review of multi-criteria decision support methods in the context of One Health for all-hazards threat prioritization.

Zhao K, Smith T, Lavigne M, Aenishaenslin C, Cox, Fazil M, Johnson AP, Sanchez J, Hermant B. Frontiers in Public Health. 2022; 10:1-15. PMCID: PMC9051240; DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.861594. 


Evaluation of major bleeding definitions for oral anticoagulant-associated bleeding: a population-based cohort study.

Xu Y, Gomes T, Wells PS, Pequeno P, Johnson AP, Sholzberg M. Thrombosis Research. 2022; 213: 57-64. 

In reply: Use of a provincial prescription monitoring database to characterize perioperative opioid prescribing for hip and knee arthroplasty.

Parlow JP, Johnson AP, Milne B. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2022; 69(8): 1073-1074. 

Chronic opioid use after joint replacement surgery in seniors is associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs: a historical cohort study.

Johnson AP, Milne B, Pasquali M, Jamali N, Mann S, Gilron I, Moore K, Graves E, Parlow J. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2022; 69(8):963-973 

Beyond wellness monitoring: Continuous multiparameter remote automated monitoring of patients.

McGillion MH, Allan K, Ross-Howe S, Jiang W, Graham M, Marcucci M, Johnson A, Scott T, Ouellette C, Kocetkov D, Lounsbury J, Bird M, Harsha P, Sanchez K, Harvey V, Vincent J, Borges FK, Carroll SL, Peter E, Patel A, Bergh S, Devereaux PJ.Can J Cardiol. 2021 Nov 3:S0828-282X(21)00812-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.10.011. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34742860 Free article. Review.

Long-term opioid use in seniors following hip and knee arthroplasty in Ontario: a historical cohort study

Johnson A, Milne B, Pasquali M, Jamali N, Mann S, Gilron I, Moore K, Graves E, Parlow J. Anaesth CJ. 2021 Aug 25. doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-02091-2. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34435322

Health Resource and Cost Savings Achieved in a Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic

Stone CJL, Johnson AP, Robinson D, Katyukha A, Egan R, Linton S, Parker C, Robinson A, Digby GC. Curr Oncol. 2021 Apr 29;28(3):1681-1695. doi: 10.3390/curroncol28030157. PMID: 33947127; PMCID: PMC8161784 Free PMC article.

The obesity paradox: Obese patients fare better than others after heart surgery

Johnson AP, Parlow J. The Conversation. 2020 Sept 29.

Economic Burden and Healthcare Resource Use for Thoracic Aortic Dissections and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms-A Population-Based Cost-of-Illness Analysis

McClure RS, Brogly SB, Lajkosz K, McClintock C, Payne D, Smith HN, Johnson AP. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Jun 2;9(11):e014981. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.014981. Epub 2020 May 27. PMID: 32458716; PMCID: PMC7428990 Free PMC article.

Potential impact of changes in administrative database coding methodology on research and policy decisions: an example from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan

Johnson AP, Milne B, Whitehead M, Xu J, Parlow JL. . Can J Anaesth. 2020 Apr;67(4):487-488. doi: 10.1007/s12630-019-01511-8. Epub 2019 Oct 17. PMID: 31625058.

Rural–urban differences in use
of health care resources among patients with ankle sprains in Ontario

Lucas G, Bielska IA, Fong R, Johnson AP. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. 2020;23(1).

 Use of Instrumented Lumbar Spinal Surgery for Degenerative Conditions: Trends and Costs over Time in Ontario, Canada

Xu Y, Yen D, Whitehead M, Xu J, Johnson AP. Can J Surg. 2019 Dec 1;62(6):393-401. doi: 10.1503/cjs.017016. PMID: 31782293; PMCID: PMC6877392 Free PMC article.

Budget-Impact Analysis for Pleuroscopy in the Diagnosis of Undifferentiated Pleural Effusion.

Dhaliwal I, Gillett D, Train E, Amjadi K, Mitchell M, Johnson AP. Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. 2019 Nov 11.

Health care resource utilization and costs among patients with direct oral anticoagulant or warfarin-related major bleeding

Xu Y, Schulman S, Dowlatshahi D, Holbrook AM, Simpson CS, Shepherd LE, Wells PS, Giulivi A, Gomes T, Mamdani M, Frymire E, Khan S, Johnson AP; Bleeding Effected by Direct Oral Anticoagulants (BLED-AC) Study Group. Thromb Res. 2019 Oct 1;182:12-19. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2019.07.026. PMID: 31434018.

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