Evidence Library

This Evidence Library contains research articles, issue briefs, reports, and commentaries that either focus on or are relevant to evaluating health care-based interventions that address patients’ social and economic needs. We prioritize for inclusion resources that carefully describe and evaluate the social needs components of these interventions, and to a lesser extent those where the social components are mentioned but are not the primary focus of the work. The library currently includes only papers published since the year 2000. If you are aware of a resource you think should be added to our Evidence Library, please let us know.

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Redesigning health care practices to address childhood poverty

A.H. Fierman, A.F. Beck, E.K. Chung, M.M. Tschudy, T.R. Coker, K.B. Mistry, B. Siegel, L.J. Chamberlain, K. Conroy, S.G. Federico, P.J. Flanagan, A. Garg, B.A. Gitterman, A.M. Grace, R.S. Gross, M.K. Hole, P. Klass, C. Kraft, A. Kuo, G. Lewis, K.S. Lobach, D. Long, C. T. Ma, M. Messito, D. Navsaria, K.R. Northrip, C. Osman, M.D. Sadof, A.B. Schickedanz, J. Cox
Acad Pediatr

Child poverty in the United States is widespread and has serious negative effects on the health and well-being of children throughout their life course.

Publication Year:

2016

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Determinants of health and pediatric primary care practices

A.F. Beck, M.M. Tschudy, T.R. Coker, K.B. Mistry, J.E. Cox, B.A. Gitterman, L.J. Chamberlain, A.M. Grace, M.K. Hole, P.E. Klass, K.S. Lobach, C.T. Ma, D. Navsaria, K.D. Northrip, M.D. Sadof, A.N. Shah, A.H. Fierman
Pediatrics

More than 20% of children nationally live in poverty. Pediatric primary care practices are critical points-of-contact for these patients and their families.

Publication Year:

2016

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Addressing the social determinants of health within the patient-centered medical home: Lessons from pediatrics

A. Garg, B. Jack, B. Zuckerman
JAMA

Socioeconomic disparities in health continue to exist, despite advances in medicine. Since the classic Whitehall studies, it has been well known that the social context in which an individual lives and works influences health.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Commentary

Primary care strategies for promoting parent-child interactions and school readiness in at-risk families: The Bellevue Project for Early Language, Literacy, and Education Success

A.L. Mendelsohn, H.S. Huberman, S.B. Berkule, C.A. Brockmeyer, L.M. Morrow, B.P. Dreyer
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med

Objective: To determine the effects of pediatric primary care interventions on parent-child interactions in families with low socioeconomic status.

Publication Year:

2011

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Effectiveness of a primary care intervention to support reading aloud: A multicenter evaluation

R. Needlman, K.H. Toker, B.P. Dreyer, P. Klass, A.L. Mendelsohn
Ambul Pediatr

Objective: Failure to read at grade level predicts life-long economic and social disability. Early exposure to reading aloud may prevent reading problems.

Publication Year:

2005

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Reach Out and Read: Promoting pediatric literacy guidance through a transdisciplinary team

R. Bailey, K.B. Rhee
J Health Care Poor Underserved

The mission of Reach Out and Read (ROR) is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, to help ensure that children grow up with books and a love of reading.

Publication Year:

2005

Resource Type:

Journal Article

A practice-based intervention to enhance quality of care in the first 3 years of life: The Healthy Steps for Young Children Program

C.S. Minkovitz, N. Hughart, D. Strobino, D. Scharfstein, H. Grason, W. Hou, T. Miller, D. Bishai, M. Augustyn, K.T. McLearn, B. Guyer
JAMA

Context: There is growing concern regarding the quality of health care available in the United States for young children, and specific limitations have been noted in developmental and behavioral services provided for children in the first 3 years of life.

Publication Year:

2003

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design, Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

An English-language clinic-based literacy program is effective for a multilingual population

M. Silverstein, L. Iverson, P. Lozano
Pediatrics

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of a clinic-based pediatric literacy intervention on a multilingual population.

Background: Clinic-based literacy interventions are effective among English- and Spanish-speaking children. No data exist for multilingual populations.

Publication Year:

2002

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

The impact of a clinic-based literacy intervention on language development in inner-city preschool children

A.L. Mendelsohn, L.N. Mogilner, B.P. Dreyer, J.A. Forman, S.C. Weinstein, M. Broderick, K.J. Cheng, T. Magloire, T. Moore, C. Napier
Pediatrics

Objective: To determine the effect of a clinic-based literacy intervention on the language development of preschool children.

Publication Year:

2001

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Prescribing books for immigrant children: A pilot study to promote emergent literacy among the children of Hispanic immigrants

L.M. Sanders, T.D. Gershon, L.C. Huffman, F.S. Mendoza
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med

Objectives: To assess book-sharing activities within first-generation Hispanic immigrant families, and to assess the effect of pediatricians giving books to their patients.

Design: Survey.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design