Dr Tim Gerard Theodore Tenbensel

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Health policy
  • Health systems
  • Public policy processes
  • Comparative health policy
  • Policy theory

Teaching | Current

POPLHLTH 718 - Health and Public Policy

POPLHLTH 311 - Shaping Health Policy

Areas of expertise

Health policy, public policy, health services research, evaluation

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Tenbensel, T., Jones, P., Chalmers, L. M., Ameratunga, S., & Carswell, P. (2020). Gaming New Zealand's Emergency Department Target: How and Why Did It Vary Over Time and Between Organisations?. International journal of health policy and management, 9 (4), 152-162. 10.15171/ijhpm.2019.98
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peter Carswell, Peter Jones, Shanthi Ameratunga
  • Tenbensel, T. (2018). Bridging complexity theory and hierarchies, markets, networks, communities: a ‘population genetics’ framework for understanding institutional change from within. Public Management Review, 20 (7), 1032-1051. 10.1080/14719037.2017.1364409
  • Grudniewicz, A., Tenbensel, T., Evans, J. M., Steele Gray, C., Baker, G. R., & Wodchis, W. P. (2018). 'Complexity-compatible' policy for integrated care? Lessons from the implementation of Ontario's Health Links. Social science & medicine (1982), 198, 95-102. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.12.029
  • Tenbensel, T., Chalmers, L., Jones, P., Appleton-Dyer, S., Walton, L., & Ameratunga, S. (2017). New Zealand's emergency department target - Did it reduce ED length of stay, and if so, how and when?. BMC Health Services Research, 17 (678)10.1186/s12913-017-2617-1
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanthi Ameratunga, Peter Jones, Lisa Walton
  • Chalmers, L. M., Ashton, T., & Tenbensel, T. (2017). Measuring and managing health system performance: An update from New Zealand. Health Policy, 121 (8), 831-835. 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.05.012
  • Tenbensel, T., Miller, F., Breton, M., Couturier, Y., Morton-Chang, F., Ashton, T., ... Kenealy, T. (2017). How do policy and institutional settings shape opportunities for community-based primary health care? A comparison of Ontario, Québec and New Zealand. International Journal of Integrated Care, 17 (2)10.5334/ijic.2514
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Timothy Kenealy
  • Wood, A., & Tenbensel, T. (2017). A comparative analysis of drivers of collaborative governance in front-of-pack food labelling policy processes. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice10.1080/13876988.2017.1391462
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44402
  • Tenbensel, T. G., & Burau, V. (2017). Contrasting approaches to primary care performance governance in Denmark and New Zealand. Health Policy, 121 (8), 853-861. 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.05.013
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36738


Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3068
New Zealand

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