Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at siren@ucsf.edu. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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From policy statement to practice: Integrating social needs screening and referral assistance with community health workers in an urban academic health center

K. Fiori, M. Patel, D. Sanderson, et al.
J Prim Care Community Health

Purpose: Social and economic factors have been shown to affect health outcomes. In particular, social determinants of health (SDH) are linked to poor health outcomes in children. Research and some professional academies support routine social needs screening during primary care visits....

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Community health workers (CHW) address social determinants of health for vulnerable patients

L. Miller, A. O'Brien
Healthforce Center & Community Health Center Network

Care Neighborhood is a case management program at Community Health Center Network, which helps high-risk, high needs patients connect to local community resources and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations by addressing social needs that impact health.

2019

Webinar Slides & Recordings

A comparative effectiveness trial of two patient-centered interventions for women with unmet social needs: Personalized support for progress and enhanced screening and referral

E. Poleshuck, M. Wittink , H.F. Crean, I. Juskiewicz, E. Bell, A. Harrington, C. Cerulli
J Womens Health

Background: Despite recent widespread acceptance that unmet social needs are critically relevant to health, limited guidance exists about how best to address them in the context of women's health care delivery.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Impact of a community health worker program to support caregivers of children with special health care needs and address social determinants of health

M.A. Costich, P.J. Peretz, J.A. Davis, M.S. Stockwell, L.A. Matiz
Clin Pediatr

Few studies have evaluated the effects of a community health worker (CHW) intervention on social determinants and caregiver distress.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Community health workers in the emergency department-can they help with chronic hypertension care

B. Foster, K. Dawood, C. Pearson, J. Manteuffel
Curr Hypertens Rep

Purpose of review: To review community health worker (CHW) interventions tailored for hypertension management and to determine if the emergency department (ED) population would benefit from such interventions.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

A real-world community health worker care coordination model for high-risk children

M.A. Martin, K. Perry-Bell, M. Minier, A.E. Glassgow, B.W. Van Voorhees
Health Promot Pract

Health care systems across the United States are considering community health worker (CHW) services for high-risk patients, despite limited data on how to build and sustain effective CHW programs.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Association of a care coordination model with health care costs and utilization

S.A. Berkowitz, S. Parashuram, K. Rowan, et al.
JAMA Netw Open

Importance: The Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership was created to improve care coordination across the continuum in East Baltimore, Maryland.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

How to pay for it: Financing community health workers in transitions clinics

L. Hogan, T. Macdonald Mendez
California Health Care Foundation

The Transitions Clinic model is an evidence-based program designed to serve people with chronic diseases who have recently been released from incarceration.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Review

How to pay for it: Financing community health workers in Transitions Clinics

L. Hogan, T. Macdonald Mendez
California Health Care Foundation

The Transitions Clinic model is an evidence-based program designed to serve people with chronic diseases who have recently been released from incarceration.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Effect of community health worker support on clinical outcomes of low-income patients across primary care facilities A randomized clinical trial

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, L. Norton, R. Harte, X. Zhao, T. Carter, D. Grande, J.A. Long
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Addressing the social determinants of health has been difficult for health systems to operationalize.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
CSV