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, 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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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

Case Study

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

Case Study

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)

Community health workers as an extension of care coordination in primary care: A community-based cosupervisory model

J.M. Gunderson, M.L. Wieland, O. Quirindongo-Cedeno, G.B.. Asiedu, J.L. Ridgeway, M.W. O'Brien, T.M. Nelson, R. Buzard, C. Campbell, J.W. Njeru
J Ambul Care Manage

Community health workers (CHWs) bring their unique capacity as liaisons for patients, communities, and health care systems to health care teams. We describe the collaborative development of a community-based CHW program to address the social determinants of health that affect patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Descriptive/Association, Case Study

Integrating community health workers into state and local chronic disease prevention efforts: Program and financing considerations

A. Spencer
AcademyHealth & Nemours Children’s Health Systems

As states, localities and cross-sector efforts like Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs) develop upstream prevention programs, identifying where community health workers (CHWs) can be most effective – with what population, condition and intervention – will help to inform intervention design...

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

CSV