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.


Ghanbarian S, Wong GWK, Bunka M, Edwards L, Cressman S, Conte T, Price M, Schuetz C, Riches L, Landry G, Erickson D, McGrail K, Peterson S, Vijh R, Hoens AM, Austin J, Bryan S. Cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenomic-guided treatment for major depression. CMAJ. 2023 Nov 14;195(44):E1499-E1508. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.221785. Read more

Paprica PA, Crichlow M, Maillet DC, Kesselring S, Pow C, Scarnecchia TP, Schull MJ, Cartagena RG, Cumyn A, Dostmohammad S, Elliston KO, Greiver M, Nelson AH, Hill SL, Isaranuwatchai W, Loukipoudis E, McDonald JT, McLaughlin JR, Rabinowitz A, Razak F, Verhulst SG, Verma AA, Victor JC, Young A, Yu J, McGrail K. Essential requirements for the governance and management of data trusts, data repositories, and other data collaborations. International Journal of Population Data Science. 20 Sep 2023. https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v8i4.2142. Published online.Read more

Hedden L, Spencer S, Allin S, Contandriopoulos D, Gavin F, Grudniewicz A, Lavergne MR, Leaver C, Lexchin J, McKay M, Mathews M, McCracken RK, McGrail K, Palmer KS, Poitras ME, Rudoler D, Spithoff S, Vanstone M. For health or for profit? Understanding how private financing and for-profit delivery operate within Canadian healthcare (4H|4P): protocol for a multimethod knowledge mobilisation research project. BMJ Open. 2023 Aug 21;13(8):e077783. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-077783. Read more

Lavergne MR, Rudoler D, Peterson S, Stock D, Taylor C, Wilton AS, Wong ST, Scott I, McGrail KM, McCracken RK, Marshall EG, MacKenzie A, Katz A, Jamieson M, Hedden L, Grudniewicz A, Goldsmith LJ, Glazier RH, Burge F, Blackie D. Changes in comprehensiveness of services delivered by Canadian family physicians: Analysis of population-based linked data in 4 provinces. Can Fam Physician. 2023 Aug;69(8):550-556. doi: 10.46747/cfp.6908550. Read more

Zeitouny S, Cheng L, Wong ST, Tadrous M, McGrail K, Law MR. Prevalence and predictors of primary nonadherence to medications prescribed in primary care. CMAJ. 2023 Aug 8;195(30):E1000-E1009. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.221018. Read more

Hedden L, McGrail K. The best defence is a good offence: Ensuring equitable access to primary care in Canada. Healthc Manage Forum. 2023 Jul 27:8404704231182260. doi: 10.1177/08404704231182260. Online ahead of print. Read more

Bubela T, Flood CM, McGrail K, Straus SE, Mishra S. How Canada's decentralised covid-19 response affected public health data and decision making. BMJ. 2023 Jul 24;382:e075665. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2023-075665. Read more

Marquis SN, McGrail KM, Lunsky Y, Baumbusch J. The Use of Medically Required Dental Services by Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in British Columbia, Canada. J Can Dent Assoc. 2023 Jul;89:n7. Read more

Hoben M, Hogan DB, Poss JW, Gruneir A, McGrail K, Griffith LE, Chamberlain SA, Estabrooks CA, Maxwell CJ. Comparing quality of care outcomes between assisted living and nursing homes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/jgs.18499. Online ahead of print. Read more

King M, Peckham A, Marani H, Roerig M, Yung S, McGrail K, Young Y, Shaw J, Marchildon G. Gaps in the System: Supporting People Living with Dementia. J Aging Soc Policy. 2023 Jul 2:1-21. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2023.2226341. Online ahead of print. Read more

Garrison SR, Kelmer M, Korownyk T, Kolber MR, Allan GM, Bakal J, Singer A, Katz A, Mcalister F, Padwal RS, Lewanczuk R, Hill MD, McGrail K, O'Neill B, Greiver M, Manca DP, Mangin D, Wong ST, Kirkwood JEM, McCormack JP, Yeung JMS, Green L. Tolerability of bedtime diuretics: a prospective cohort analysis. BMJ Open. 2023 Jun 6;13(6):e068188. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068188. Read more

Adelakun AR, Turgeon RD, De Vera MA, McGrail K, Loewen PS. Oral anticoagulant switching in patients with atrial fibrillation: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2023 Apr 25;13(4):e071907. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-071907. Read more

Hoben M, Li W, Dampf H, Hogan DB, Corbett K, Chamberlain SA, McGrail K, Griffith LE, Gruneir A, Lane NE, Baumbusch J, Maxwell C. Caregiver Involvement and Concerns with Care of Residents of Assisted Living Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Gerontology. 2023 Apr 17. doi: 10.1159/000530622. Online ahead of print. Read more

Marquis S, Lunsky Y, McGrail KM, Baumbusch J. Population-level use of gynecological health services by female youth with intellectual/developmental disabilities in British Columbia Canada. Disabil Health J. 2023 Apr 13:101478. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2023.101478. Online ahead of print. Read more

Marquis S, Lunsky Y, McGrail KM, Baumbusch J. Population level administrative data evidence of visits to the emergency department by youth with intellectual/developmental disabilities in BC, Canada. Am J Emerg Med. 2023 Apr 8;69:52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.04.006. Online ahead of print. Read more

Lavergne MR, Rudoler D, Peterson S, Stock D, Taylor C, Wilton AS, Wong ST, Scott I, McGrail KM, McCracken R, Marshall EG, MacKenzie A, Katz A, Jamieson M, Hedden L, Grudniewicz A, Goldsmith LJ, Glazier RH, Burge F, Blackie D. Declining Comprehensiveness of Services Delivered by Canadian Family Physicians Is Not Driven by Early-Career Physicians. Ann Fam Med. 2023 Mar-Apr;21(2):151-156. doi: 10.1370/afm.2945. Read more

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