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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Diffusion of community health workers within Medicaid managed care: A strategy to address social determinants of health

C. Nkouaga, A. Kaufman, C. Alfero, C. Medina
Health Affairs Blog

Social determinants of health (SDH), including where people live, their economic security, their educational attainment, their access to affordable and nutritious food, and their degree of social inclusion, have a greater impact on health than does the health care system.

2017

Commentaries & Blogs

Community health worker support for disadvantaged patients with multiple chronic diseases: A randomized clinical trial

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, D. Grande, H. Huo, R.A. Smith, J.A. Long
Am J Public Health

Objectives: To determine whether a community health worker (CHW) intervention improved outcomes in a low-income population with multiple chronic conditions.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Replicating effective models of complex care management for older adults

K. Coburn, C. Grinberg, S. Demuynck, M. Hawthorne
Health Affairs Blog

Improving our system of care for older adults with complex, chronic illnesses requires wrestling with a vexing dilemma. Models of care that are readily scalable have limited effectiveness, and effective models are difficult to scale.

2017

Commentaries & Blogs

Impact of health care delivery system innovations on total cost of care

K.W. Smith, A. Bir, N.L. Freeman, B.C. Koethe, J. Cohen, T.J. Day
Health Affairs

Using delivery system innovations to advance health care reform continues to be of widespread interest. However, it is difficult to generalize about the success of specific types of innovations, since they have been examined in only a few studies.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Effect of a community health worker intervention among Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: The Miami Healthy Heart Initiative randomized clinical trial

O. Carrasquillo, C. Lebron, Y. Alonzo, H. Li, A. Chang, S. Kenya
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Community health worker (CHW) intervention is a promising approach to address type 2 diabetes among Latinos. However, evidence from randomized clinical studies is limited. Objective: To compare a CHW intervention with enhanced usual care.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Addressing social determinants of health in a clinic setting: The WellRx pilot in Albuquerque, New Mexico

J. Page-Reeves, W. Kaufman, M. Bleecker, J. Norris, K. McCalmont, V. Ianakieva, D. Ianakieva, A. Kaufman
J Am Board Fam Med

Although it is known that the social determinants of health have a larger influence on health outcomes than health care, there currently is no structured way for primary care providers to identify and address nonmedical social needs experienced by patients seen in a clinic setting.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Case study: Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership: A model for transformation

S.A. Berkowitz, P. Brown, D.J. Brotman, A. Deutschendorf, L. Dunbar, A. Everett, D. Hickman, E. Howell, L. Purnell, C. Sylvester, R. Zollinger, M. Bellantoni, S.C. Durso, C. Lyketsos, P. Rothman, J-CHiP Program
Healthc

To address the challenging health care needs of the population served by an urban academic medical center, we developed the Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP), a novel care coordination program that provides services in homes, community clinics, acute care hospitals, emergency...

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Penn Center for Community Health Workers: Step-by-step approach to sustain an evidence-based community health worker intervention at an academic medical center

A.U. Morgan, D.T. Grande, T. Carter, J.A. Long, S. Kangovi
Am J Public Health

Community-engaged researchers who work with low-income communities can be reliant on grant funding.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Community asthma initiative to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities among children with asthma

E.R. Woods, U. Bhaumik, S.J. Sommer, E. Chan, L. Tsopelas, E.W. Fleegler, M. Lorenzi, E.M. Klements, D.U. Dickerson, S. Nethersole, R. Dulin
MMWR Suppl

Black and Hispanic children are hospitalized with complications of asthma at much higher rates than white children.

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Supporting Social Service Delivery through Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: Early State Efforts

R. Mahadevan, R. Houston
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Given the often overwhelming prevalence of social needs facing Medicaid populations, including housing, transportation, and nutrition, aligning social services and supports with health care delivery is critical.

2015

Issue Briefs & Reports

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