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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Provider and staff feedback on screening for social and behavioral determinants of health for pediatric patients

E. Byhoff, A. Garg, M. Pellicer, Y. Diaz, G.H. Yoon, M.P. Charn, M.L. Drainoni
J Am Board Fam Med

Introduction: Screening and referral for Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health (SDOH) are increasingly recommended in clinical guidelines and consensus statements.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational, Qualitative

Implementing an EHR-based screening and referral system to address social determinants of health in primary care

P. Buitron de la Vega, S. Losi, L. Sprague Martinez , A. Bovell-Ammon, A. Garg, T. James, A.M. Ewen, M. Stack, H. DeCarvalho, M. Sandel, R.G. Mishuris, S. Deych, P. Pelletier, N.R. Kressin
Med Care

Background: Social determinants affect health, yet there are few systematic clinical strategies in primary care that leverage electronic health record (EHR) automation to facilitate screening for social needs and resource referrals.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

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.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Geographic characteristics of loneliness in primary care

S. Tong, R.A. Mullen, C.J. Hochheimer, R.T. Sabo, W.R. Liaw, D.E. Nease Jr, A.H. Krist, J.J. Frey III
Ann Fam Med

Loneliness is associated with poor health outcomes, and there is growing attention on loneliness as a social determinant of health. Our study sought to determine the associations between community factors and loneliness.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Loneliness in primary care patients: A prevalence study

R.A. Mullen, S. Tong, R.T. Sabo, W.R. Liaw, J. Marshall, D.E. Nease Jr, A.H. Krist, J.J. Frey III
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: Loneliness has important health consequences. Little is known, however, about loneliness in primary care patient populations.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Embedding an immigration legal navigator in a primary care clinic

S. Kimball, M. Maju, N. Singh, L. Sonis
Ann Fam Med

Immigration status functions as an independent social determinant of health.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

From clinic to classroom: A community health center-based program to assist families in accessing pre-k in New York City

A. Hoffman, M. Stange, B. Hackley, M. Kavanaugh, H. Machuca, A. Shapiro
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Medical homes are an underused resource to promote enrollment in high-quality early education in urban areas.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Facilitators and barriers to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program incentive use: Findings from a clinic intervention for low-income patients

A.J. Cohen, K.E. Oatmen, M. Heisler, O.B. Hesterman, E.C. Murphy, S.M. Zick, C.R. Richardson
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Healthy food incentives matching Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits spent on fruits and vegetables subsidize increased produce consumption among low-income individuals at risk for food insecurity and diet-related disease.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Qualitative

CommunityRx: A real-world controlled clinical trial of a scalable, low-intensity community resource referral intervention

S.T. Lindau, J.A. Makelarski, E.M. Abramsohn, D.G. Beiser, K. Boyd, C. Chou, M. Giurcanu, E.S. Huang, C. Liao, L.P. Schumm, E.L Tung
Am J Public Health

Objectives: To test the effect of CommunityRx, a scalable, low-intensity intervention that matches patients to community resources on mental health-related quality of life (HRQOL) (primary outcome), physical HRQOL, and confidence in finding resources.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Identification and management of domestic and sexual violence in primary care in the #metoo era: An update

K. Hegarty, L. Tarzia
Curr Psychiatry Rep

Purpose of Review: We discuss recent evidence around the identification and response to domestic and sexual violence in primary care for perpetrators and victims, in the context of feminist social media movements such as #MeToo.

Publication Year:

2019

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review