Kim McGrail

Publications authored by Kim McGrail from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


McGrail KM, Broemeling AM, McGregor MJ, Salomons K, Ronald LA, McKendry R. Home health services in British Columbia: a portrait of users and trends over time. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Oct 2008. Read more

Watson DE, McGrail KM. More doctors or better care? Healthc Policy. 2009 Aug;5(1):26-31.Read more

McGrail K. Value for money: making Canadian health care stronger. Toronto (ON): Health Council of Canada; Feb 2009. Read more

McGrail KM. Income-related inequities: Cross-sectional analyses of the use of medicare services in British Columbia in 1992 and 2002. Open Med. 2008;2(4):e91-8. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM. Richard III, Barer-Stoddart and the daughter of time. Healthc Policy. 2008 Feb;3(3):18-28. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, on behalf of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. A written submission to the British Columbia Conversation on Health. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Aug 2007. Read more

McGrail K. Medicare financing and redistribution in british columbia, 1992 and 2002. Healthc Policy. 2007 May;2(4):123-37. Read more

McGrail KM, McGregor MJ, Cohen M, Tate RB, Ronald LA. For-profit versus not-for-profit delivery of long-term care. CMAJ. 2007 Jan 2;176(1):57-8. Read more

McGrail KM, Black C. Access to data in health information systems. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005 Aug;83(8):563. Read more

Black C, McGrail K, Fooks C, Baranek P, Maslove L. Data, data, everywhere: improving access to population health and health services research data in Canada: final report. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Ottawa (ON): Canadian Policy Research Networks; Apr 2005. Read more

McGrail KM, Schaub P, Black C. The British Columbia Health Atlas, Second Edition. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; May 2004. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM. Sustainability of health care in Canada. CMAJ. 2004 May 25;170(11):1647. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM, Green B, Hertzman C, Sheps SB. Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 2;170(5):803-7.Read more

Reid R, Evans R, Barer M, Sheps S, Kerluke K, McGrail K, Hertzman C, Pagliccia N. Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2003 Oct;8(4):215-24. Read more

McKendry R, Reid RJ, McGrail KM, Kerluke KJ. Emergency rooms in British Columbia: a pilot project to validate current data and describe users. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Dec 2002. Read more

McGrail KM, Schaub P. The British Columbia Health Atlas, 1st edition. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Jan 2002. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, Morgan SG, Barer ML, Hertzman C. Apocalypse no: population aging and the future of health care systems. Can J Aging 2001;20(suppl. 1):160-91. Read more

McGrail K, Green B, Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Normand C. Age, costs of acute and long-term care and proximity to death: evidence for 1987-88 and 1994-95 in British Columbia. Age Ageing. 2000 May;29(3):249-53. Read more