Dr. Allen Backman
- Health policy
- Health politics
- Health ethics
- Strategic planning and management
- Health Care Human Resources
- Issues of retention, recruitment, satisfaction and skill mix utilization of health care providers
- Leadership in Canada's Health Care System
- Unmet needs in the community
- PUBH 867.3 – Health Policy and Politics
- PUBH 852.3 - Canada's Health Care Systems
- Wallace Lockhart & Allen Backman (2009). "Health Care Management Competencies: Identifying the GAPs", Health management Forum, 22(2), 30-37
- R. Lepnurm, R.T. Dobson, A.M. Backman and D.L. Keegan, (2007). “Factors associated with career satisfaction among general practitioners in Canada”, Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 12(4) 217-230
- R. Lepnurm, R. Dobson, A.M. Backman & D. Keegan. (2006). "Factors explaining career satisfaction among psychiatrists and surgeons in Canada." Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 51(4): 243-255.
- R. Lepnurm, A. M. Backman & R. Dobson, 2004. Predictors of career and performance satisfaction for physicians in Canada, presented at the Inaugural Conference of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research, May 26, Montreal. Abstract in: CAHSPR/ACRSPS, p. 48.
- R. Lepnurm R. Dobson & A. M. Backman, (2003). “If the Pillars are Shaky, does Faith in Medicare Crumble?” Healthcare Management Forum, 19(2) 44-58.
- A.M. Backman, 2003. “Healing from Within: Internal Marketing” Healthcare Management Forum 16(3) 34-35.
- R. Lepnurm, R.T. Dobson & A.M. Backman 2003. Predictors of career and performance satisfaction, Poster Presentation at the International Whiplash Trauma Congress, Oct 10-12, Denver, Colorado.
- A.M. Backman, R. Lepnurm, R. Dobson & J.. Rigby, 2003. Pillars of Quality and Faith in the Canadian Health Care System, 4th World Congress on Health Economics, International Health Economics Association, June 15-18, San Francisco, Abstract in Global Health Economics: Bridging Research & Reforms, p. 362.
- A.M. Backman, 2003. Evaluation of End E-4, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
- A.M. Backman, Job Satisfaction, Retention, Recruitment and Skill Mix for a Sustainable Health Care System, (2000). Health WORCS (Health Workplace Opportunities, Resources and Challenges for Saskatchewan), Regina: Department of Health (Click on link for a PDF version)
- BACKMAN, Allen M. (2000). "Changing Strategies for Changing Times: Regionalisation and the Changing Long Term Care Environment in Saskatchewan" STRIDE: Excellence in Long Term Care, 2(1), 18-24
- RIGBY J.M. & A.M. Backman (1999). "The Acute Care Crisis As A Capacity And Demand Optimisation Problem ", Exploring the Health Frontier: The Effect of Reform Initiatives on Canadian Health and Health Care, Proceedings of the 8th Canadian Conference on Health Economics, Canadian Health Economics Research Association Annual Conference, Edmonton, August 19-21
- RIGBY, John M. & Allen M. Backman (1997). "Marketers Don't Wear Plaid: Marketing and Health Care Administration in the Canadian Context", Health Management Forum, 19(3), 11-23
- BACKMAN, Allen M., John M. Rigby, Murray D. Rice & L. Mark Rivers (1995). "Locating Community Health Centres in Rural Saskatchewan: The Case of the Living Sky Health District", Health Management Forum 8(1), 52-61A.M. Backman, John M. Rigby, Murray D. Rice & L. Mark Rivers (1995). "Locating Community Health Centres in Rural Saskatchewan: The Case of the Living Sky Health District", Health Management Forum 8(1), 52-61
- A.M. Backman, 1995. The View of Consumers and Academics: Cooperation between Management and Labour in Health Reform 1995 Governor General's Canadian Study Conference, Saskatoon, May 30
- A.M. Backman, 1995. Why Should Psychiatric Nurses Engage in Research? Fact or Fiction: Validating Psychiatric Nursing Practice , Annual Conference, Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, May 9-10
- A.M. Backman, 1995. The Evolution of Devolution The Evolution of Devolution: A Roundtable on Early Experiences and Lessons Learned in the Devolution of Health and Social Services , The Premier's Council of Ontario, Toronto, May 5-6
- A.M. Backman, 1995. Panel Discussion with Steven Lewis, Executive Director, Health Services Utilization Research Commission, Dr. Marc Baltzan, President, Saskatoon Medical Association, Moderator, Dr. Brian Colqhoun, Health Care Reform in Western Canada, The Canadian Association of Clinical Surgeons , Western Division Annual Conference, Saskatoon, March 3
- A.M. Backman, 1995. Ethics at the Top: The Formation of Health Policy Ethics Seminar. Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, January 11
- A.M. Backman, Enhancing the Health of Special People , (1994) Edwards School of Business, U of S, Chapter 6, Community Health Certificate Course
- A.M. Backman, 1994. Keynote Address A Critical Look at Health Reform in Saskatchewan , Saskatchewan Health Coalition Public Forum, Saskatoon, May 14
- A.M. Backman, 1994. Panel Discussion with John Malcolm, President, Saskatoon Health Board, Steven Lewis, Executive Director, Health Services Utilization Research Commission, Adele Smillie, Saskatoon Health Coalition, What Direction is Health Care Going? Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan General Meeting, Saskatoon, September 14
- A.M. Backman, 1994. Panel Discussion with Pat Gallagher, Director of Membership Services, Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union, Professor Susan Wagner, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan. Three Perspectives on Reform Saskatchewan Health Coalition Public Forum, Saskatoon, May 14
- A.M. Backman, 1994. The Direction of Saskatchewan's Health Reform So Far, What Next? Plenary Session, The Labour Relations of Structural Reform in the Healthcare System: The Fourth Annual Industrial Relations Studies Group Conference, Saskatoon, April 25-26
- A.M. Backman (1993). "The Hunting of the Snark, or, The search for health reform: Is it a Boojum?", Home Focus , Saskatchewan Home Care Association, June
- A.M. Backman, 1993. Panel Discussion with Duane Adams, Deputy Minister of Health, Steven Lewis, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Health Services Utilization and Research Commission, David Shaw, Vice president, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Hospital Region 2, Government of New Brunswick, Stewart McMillan, Commission Chair, Saskatchewan Health Services Utilization and Research Commission, Briane Scharfstein, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Medical Association, Health Reform: One Year Later Saskatchewan Association of Health Care Services Executives, Annual Meeting & Fall Seminar, Regina, December 1 & 2
- A.M. Backman, 1993. Structural Changes of Health Reform and their implications , Dean's Lecture Series, College of Medicine, September 15
- A.M. Backman, 1993. The Future of Health Care: Gazing into the Crystal Ball , Guest Speaker, Nipawin Home Care Conference, June 24
- A.M. Backman, 1993. What will Health Reform Mean in Rural Saskatchewan? Woodland District Home Care Services, Canwood, Saskatchewan, June 16
- A.M. Backman, 1993. Panel Discussion with Cliff Wright, Chairman, Saskatoon Health Board, Lorraine Hill, Associate Deputy Minister of Health, C.A. (Smokey) Robson, Chairman, Saskatoon Community Clinic Community Clinics and Health Reform: Opportunities and Threats , Community Health Services Association (Saskatoon) Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, June 7
- A.M. Backman, 1993. The Hunting of the Snark, or, The search for health reform: is it a Boojum? Keynote Address, Saskatchewan Home Care Management Association Educational Conference, Lloydminster, May 17, 18 & 19
- R. Lepnurm & A.M. Backman, 1993. Getting a grip on the Canoe and Paddle: Analyzing and Interpreting your Data, Conference Proceedings, EUREKA! A Workshop on Needs Assessment,