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.


Sutherland JM, McGrail KM, Law MR, Barer ML, Crump RT. British Columbia hospitals: examination and assessment of payment reform (B-CHeaPR). BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Jun 24;11:150. Read more

Broemeling AM, McGregor MJ, Kozak J, McGrail KM, Ronald LA, Araki Y and Murphy JM. Predictors of hospitalization among long-term home health services clients in one regional health authority in BC: what the interRAI-HC data tells us. Kelowna (BC): Interior Health Authority; 2010. Read more

McGregor MJ, Tate RB, Ronald LA, McGrail KM, Cox MB, Berta W, Broemeling AM. Trends in long-term care staffing by facility ownership in British Columbia, 1996 to 2006.  Health Rep. 2010 Dec;21(4):27-33. Read more

Ng E, McGrail KM, Johnson JA. Hospitalization risk in a type 2 diabetes cohort. Health Rep. 2010 Sep;21(3):29-35. Read more

Sanmartin C, McGrail K, Dunbar M, Bohm E. Using population data to measure outcomes of care: the case of hip and knee replacements. Health Rep. 2010 Jun;21(2):23-30. Read more

McGrail K, Law M, Hébert PC. No more dithering on e-health: let's keep patients safe instead. CMAJ. 2010 Apr 6;182(6):535. Read more

McGrail K, Zierler A, Ip I. Getting what we pay for? The value-for-money challenge. Healthc Pap. 2009;9(4):8-22. Read more

McGrail KM, Zierler A, Ip I. Getting from here to there. Healthc Pap. 2009; 9(4):52-55. Read more

McGrail KM, van Doorslaer E, Ross NA, Sanmartin C. Income-related health inequalities in Canada and the United States: a decomposition analysis. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct;99(10):1856-63. Read more

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

McGregor MJ, Tate RB, McGrail KM, Ronald LA, Broemeling AM, Cohen M. Care outcomes in long-term care facilities in British Columbia, Canada. Does ownership matter? Med Care. 2006 Oct;44(10):929-35. 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