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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Implementation of an intimate partner violence screening program in a university health care clinic

J. McCarthy, A. Bianchi
J Am Coll Health

Objectives: To examine whether an intimate partner violence (IPV) screening program is related to a positive change in health care providers' knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy of IPV screening.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Association of rideshare-based transportation services and missed primary care appointments: A clinical trial

K.H. Chaiyachati, R.A. Hubbard, A. Yeager, B. Mugo, S. Lopez, E. Asch, C. Shi, J.A. Shea, R. Rosin, D. Grande
JAMA internal medicine

Importance: Transportation barriers contribute to missed primary care appointments for patients with Medicaid. Rideshare services have been proposed as alternatives to nonemergency medical transportation programs because of convenience and lower costs.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Providing no-cost transport to patients in an underserved area: Impact on access to physical therapy

A.M. Bove, S.T. Gough, L.R.M. Hausmann
Physiotherapy theory and practice

Background: Barriers to accessing outpatient health care services are common and contribute to poor health outcomes. We describe the efforts of a private practice physical therapy (PT) clinic to reduce these barriers by offering a door-to-door van service at no cost to patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Incorporating social determinants of health in electronic health records: A qualitative study of perspectives on current practices among top vendors

M. Freij, P. Dullabh, L. Hovey, J. Leonard, A. Card, R. Dhopeshwarkar
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Policy

Background: Social determinants of health (SDH) are increasingly seen as important to understanding patient health and identifying appropriate interventions to improve health outcomes, in what is a complex interplay between health system, community, and individual level factors.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Qualitative

A pilot investigation of food insecurity among children seen in an outpatient pediatric nephrology clinic

M.C. Starr, K. Fisher, K. Thompson, K. Thurber-Smith, S. Hingorani
Prev Med Rep

Food insecurity (FI) is common - affecting one in six American households with children. FI is defined as limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

How 6 organizations developed tools and processes for social determinants of health screening in primary care: An overview

K. LaForge, R. Gold, E. Cottrell, A.E. Bunce, M. Proser, C. Hollombe, K. Dambrun, D.J. Cohen, K.D. Clark
J Ambul Care Manage

Little is known about how health care organizations are developing tools for identifying/addressing patients' social determinants of health (SDH).

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Case Study

Developing and implementing a food insecurity screening initiative for patients living with diabetes

B. Thomas, S. Fitzpatrick, S. Sidani, E. Gucciardi
Can J Diabetes

Objectives: Routine food insecurity screening is recommended in diabetes care to inform more tailored interventions that better support diabetes self-management among food-insecure patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Qualitative

Use of community health workers and patient navigators to improve cancer outcomes among patients served by federally qualified health centers: A systematic literature review

K.B. Roland, E.L. Milliken, E.A. Rohan, A. DeGroff, S. White, S. Melillo, W.E. Rorie, C.C. Signes, P.A. Young
Health Equity

Introduction: In the United States, disparities in cancer screening, morbidity, and mortality are well documented, and often are related to race/ethnicity and socioeconomic indicators including income, education, and healthcare access.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Effect of an intensive outpatient program to augment primary care for high-need veterans affairs patients: A randomized clinical trial

D.M. Zulman, C. Pal Chee, S.C. Ezeji-Okoye, J.G. Shaw, T.H. Holmes, J.S. Kahn, S.M. Asch
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Many organizations are adopting intensive outpatient care programs for high-need patients, yet little is known about their effectiveness in integrated systems with established patient-centered medical homes.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

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)
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