Dr. Okrainec's research program examines the impact of health disparities and patient-centered care on patient experience, health outcomes and health care utilization, particularly among individuals with chronic diseases.
Patients' and caregivers' perspectives on factors that influence understanding of and adherence to hospital discharge instructions: a qualitative study.
CMAJ Open. 2019 Jul-Sep;7(3):E478-E483
Patient experiences using a novel tool to improve care transitions in patients with heart failure: a qualitative analysis.
BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 24;9(6):e026822
Can J Surg. 2019 Mar 22;62(3):1-3
Universal Measures of Support Are Needed: A Cross-Sectional Study of Health Literacy in Patients with Dupuytren's Disease.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 02;143(2):350e-358e
Factors associated with attendance at primary care appointments after discharge from hospital: a retrospective cohort study.
CMAJ Open. 2018 Oct-Dec;6(4):E587-E593
World J Surg. 2018 Aug 13;:
"We are doing it together"; The integral role of caregivers in a patients' transition home from the medicine unit.
PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197831
J Hosp Med. 2017 Feb;12(2):110-117
A point prevalence study of urinary catheter use among teaching hospitals with and without reduction programs.
J Hosp Med. 2016 Nov;11(11):799-800
Implementing Patient-Oriented Discharge Summaries (PODS): A Multisite Pilot Across Early Adopter Hospitals.
Healthc Q. 2016;19(1):42-8
Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, UHN
Senior Fellow, Open Lab, UHN