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.


Maxwell CJ, Dayes L, Amuah JE, Hogan DB, Lane NE, McGrail KM, Gruneir A, Griffith LE, Chamberlain SA, Rutter EC, Corbett K, Hoben M. Coping Behaviors and Health Status During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Caregivers of Assisted Living Residents in Western Canada. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 Dec 22:S1525-8610(22)00995-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.12.017. Online ahead of print. Read more

Rudoler D, Peterson S, Stock D, Taylor C, Wilton D, Blackie D, Burge F, Glazier RH, Goldsmith L, Grudniewicz A, Hedden L, Jamieson M, Katz A, MacKenzie A, Marshall E, McCracken R, McGrail K, Scott I, Wong ST, Lavergne MR. Changes over time in patient visits and continuity of care among graduating cohorts of family physicians in 4 Canadian provinces. CMAJ. 2022 Dec 12;194(48):E1639-E1646. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.220439. Read more

Huang X, Lavergne MR, Peterson S, Ahuja M, McGrail K. Does using information on long-standing chronic conditions improve predictive performance of the ACG case-mix system? Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Sep 2022. Read more

Hedden L, McCracken RK, Spencer S, Narayan S, Gooderham E, Bach P, Boyd J, Chakanyuka C, Hayashi K, Klimas J, Law M, McGrail K, Nosyk B, Peterson S, Sutherland C, Ti L, Yung S, Cameron F, Fernandez R, Giesler A, Strydom N. Advancing virtual primary care for people with opioid use disorder (VPC OUD): a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 Sep 26;12(9):e067608. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067608. Read more

Tsui TCO, Zeitouny S, Bremner KE, Cheung DC, Mulder C, Croxford R, Del Giudice L, Lapointe-Shaw L, Mendlowitz A, Wong WWL, Perlis N, Sander B, Teckle P, Tomlinson G, Walker JD, Malikov K, McGrail KM, Peacock S, Kulkarni GS, Pataky RE, Krahn MD. Initial health care costs for COVID-19 in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada: an interprovincial population-based cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2022 Sep 20;10(3):E818-E830. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210328. Read more

Hoben M, Baumbusch J, B Hogan D, Gruneir A, A Chamberlain S, Corbett K, E Griffith L, McGrail KM, E Amuah J, E Lane N, J Maxwell C. Caregivers' Concerns About Assisted Living Residents' Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Survey Study. J Fam Nurs. 2022 Sep 20:10748407221124159. doi: 10.1177/10748407221124159. Online ahead of print. Read more

Lane NE, Hoben M, Amuah JE, Hogan DB, Baumbusch J, Gruneir A, Chamberlain SA, Griffith LE, McGrail KM, Corbett K, Maxwell CJ. Prevalence and correlates of anxiety and depression in caregivers to assisted living residents during COVID-19: a cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatr. 2022 Aug 12;22(1):662. doi: 10.1186/s12877-022-03294-y. Read more

Ndateba I, Wong ST, Beaumier J, Burge F, Martin-Misener R, Hogg W, Wodchis W, McGrail K, Johnston S. Primary care practice characteristics associated with team functioning in primary care settings in Canada: A practice-based cross-sectional survey. J Interprof Care. 2022 Jul 26:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2022.2099359. Online ahead of print. Read more

Moe J, Wang YE, Schull MJ, Dong K, McGregor MJ, Hohl CM, Holroyd BR, McGrail KM. Characterizing people with frequent emergency department visits and substance use: a retrospective cohort study of linked administrative data in Ontario, Alberta, and B.C., Canada. BMC Emerg Med. 2022 Jul 14;22(1):127. doi: 10.1186/s12873-022-00673-x. Read more

Braatu A, Helmer-Smith M, Mooney D, Yung S, McGrail KM. Medicare at a Crossroads: Myths and Realities 50 Years In: Conference Summary. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Jun 2022. Read more

Woods RR, Kliewer EV, McGrail KM, Spinelli JJ. Stage-Specific Risk of Breast Cancer among Canadian Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Women. J Immigr Minor Health. 2022 Jun 29. doi: 10.1007/s10903-022-01378-w. Online ahead of print. Read more

Strumpf E, Goldsmith L, King C, Lavergne R, McCracken R, McGrail K, Simon L. Measuring Access to and Quality of Primary Care in Quebec: Insights from Research on Patient Enrolment Policies. CIRANO. 2022 Jun 6;2022PE-04. https://doi.org/10.54932/TQSB2107. Read more

McGrail KM. Excess mortality, COVID-19 and health care systems in Canada. CMAJ. 2022 May 30;194(21):E741-E745. doi: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.220337. Read more

Peckham A, Saragosa M, King M, Roerig M, Shaw J, Bornstein S, McGrail K, Morris M, Young Y, Papenkov MV, Marchildon G. Policy programs and service delivery models for older adults and their caregivers: Comparing three provinces and two states. Health Soc Care Community. 2022 May 18. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13820. Online ahead of print. Read more

Schummers L, McGrail K, Darling EK, Dunn S, Gayowsky A, Kaczorowski J, Norman WV. A more accurate approach to define abortion cohorts using linked administrative data: an application to Ontario, Canada. International Journal of Population Data Science. 2022 Apr 29;7(1). Read more

McGrail K, Clement F, Law M. The Value of and Need for Health Services and Policy Research that Focuses on Macro System-Level Challenges. Healthc Pap. 2022 Apr;20(3):26-32. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2022.26846. Read more

Goel V, McGrail K. Modernize the Healthcare System: Stewardship of a Strong Health Data Foundation. Healthc Pap. 2022 Apr;20(3):61-68. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2022.26842. Read more

McKay M, Lavergne MR, Lea AP, Le M, Grudniewicz A, Blackie D, Goldsmith LJ, Marshall EG, Mathews M, McCracken R, McGrail K, Wong S, Rudoler D. Government policies targeting primary care physician practice from 1998-2018 in three Canadian provinces: A jurisdictional scan. Health Policy. 2022 Mar 17:S0168-8510(22)00063-X. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2022.03.006. Online ahead of print. Read more

McGrail K, Morgan J, Siddiqi A. Looking back and moving forward: Addressing health inequities after COVID-19. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2022 May;9:100232. doi: 10.1016/j.lana.2022.100232. Epub 2022 Mar 17. Read more

Moe J, Wang EY, McGregor MJ, Schull MJ, Dong K, Holroyd BR, Hohl CM, Grafstein E, O'Sullivan F, Trimble J, McGrail KM. Subgroups of people who make frequent emergency department visits in Ontario and Alberta: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2022 Mar 15;10(1):E232-E246. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210132. Read more