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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The impact of critical time intervention in reducing psychiatric rehospitalization after hospital discharge

A. Tomita, D.B. Herman
Psychiatr Serv

Objectives: This study examined the impact of critical time intervention (CTI) in reducing rehospitalization among formerly homeless individuals with severe and persistent mental illness after discharge from inpatient psychiatric treatment.

2012

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

An intervention to improve care and reduce costs for high-risk patients with frequent hospital admissions: A pilot study

M.C. Raven, K.M. Doran, S. Kostrowski, C.C. Gillespie, B.D. Elbel
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: A small percentage of high-risk patients accounts for a large proportion of Medicaid spending in the United States, which has become an urgent policy issue.

2011

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Pilot study of medical-legal partnership to address social and legal needs of patients

D. Weintraub, M.A. Rodgers, L. Botcheva, A. Loeb, R. Knight, K. Ortega, B. Heymach, M. Sandel, L. Huffman
J Health Care Poor Underserved

As a preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of medical-legal partnership in pediatrics, we conducted a 36-month prospective cohort study of the impact of clinic- and hospital-based legal services.

2010

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: A randomized trial

L.S. Sadowski, R.A. Kee, T.J. VanderWeele, D. Buchanan
JAMA

Context: Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services.

2009

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Geriatric care management for low-income seniors: A randomized controlled trial

S.R. Counsell, C.M. Callahan, D.O. Clark, W. Tu, A.B. Buttar, T.E. Stump, G.D. Ricketts
JAMA

Context: Low-income seniors frequently have multiple chronic medical conditions for which they often fail to receive the recommended standard of care.

2007

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

The effects of respite care for homeless patients: A cohort study

D. Buchanan, B. Doblin, T. Sai, P. Garcia
Am J Public Health

Objectives: Homeless individuals experience high rates of physical and mental illness, increased mortality, and frequent hospitalizations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Social work at the heart of the medical team

A. Kitchen, J. Brook
Soc Work Health Care

This paper proposes one model of hospital social work delivery services that places social work in a facilitative role within the medical team, and describes a pilot project designed to evaluate these services.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

It takes a village: A multidisciplinary model for the acute illness aftercare of individuals experiencing homelessness

A. Gundlapalli, M. Hanks, S.M. Stevens, A.M. Geroso, C.R. Viavant, Y. McCall, P. Lang, M. Bovos, N.T. Branscomb, A.D. Ainsworth
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Homeless individuals are often uninsured and are more likely than the housed to utilize acute health care services and experience longer hospitalizations.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Evaluation of treatment programs for persons with severe mental illness: Moderator and mediator effects

D.A. Kenny, R.J. Calsyn, G.A. Morse, W.D. Klinkenberg, J.P. Winter, M.L. Trusty
Eval Rev

This study evaluated several statistical models for estimating treatment effects in a randomized, longitudinal experiment comparing assertive community treatment (ACT) versus brokered case management (BCM). In addition, mediator and moderator analyses were conducted.

2004

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Assessing the success of the WomanKind program: An integrated model of 24-hour health care response to domestic violence

L.M. Short, S.M. Hadley, B. Bates
Women Health

Purpose: The WomanKind program, a non-profit health care based program for for victims of domestic/intimate partner violence (IPV), seeks to enable and motivate health care providers to identify victims of such violence and refer them to WomanKind's in-house services.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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