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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Time contribution of social workers in care management: Value for older adults

J.M. Rowe, V.M. Rizzo, S.Y. Kang, R. Kukowski , B. Ewald, M. Newman , R. Golden
Prof Case Manag

The purpose of this study was to examine the time contribution of social workers in delivering AIMS (Ambulatory Integration of the Medical and Social), a care management protocol designed to address patients' nonmedical needs, and the association of time contribution with patients' depression...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

“The coupons and stuff just made it possible”: Economic constraints and patient experiences of a produce prescription program

A.V. Schlosser, K. Joshi, S. Smith, A. Thornton , S.D. Bolen , E.S. Trapl
Transl Behav Med

Although produce prescription (PRx) programs have been shown to improve fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption, few studies have examined how economic constraints influence participant experience.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Qualitative

Intimate partner violence: Identification and response in pediatric health care settings

K.A. Randell, M.I. Ragavan
Clin Pediatr

Childhood exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health issue. Approximately 1 in 6 US youth will be exposed to IPV during their childhood.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

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Commentaries & Blogs

The Hunger Vital Sign identifies household food insecurity among children in emergency departments and primary care

R.K. Gattu, G. Paik , Y. Wang, P. Ray, R. Lichenstein, M.M. Black
Children

This study aimed: (1) to examine the sensitivity and specificity of the 2-item Hunger Vital Sign against the 18-item Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM) in identifying young children in food insecure households in emergency department and primary care sites and (2) to examine...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The feasibility of screening for social determinants of health: Seven lessons learned

H. Bleacher, C. Lyon, L. Mims, K. Cebuhar, A. Begum
Fam Pract Manag

Social determinants of health” (SDOH) has become an inescapable buzzword in family medicine in part because of the magnitude of impact that SDOH have on our patients' wellbeing.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Case Study

Medically tailored meal delivery for diabetes patients with food insecurity: A randomized cross-over trial

S.A. Berkowitz, L.M. Delahanty, J. Terranova, B. Steiner, M.P. Ruazol, R. Singh, N.N. Shahid, D.J. Wexler
J Gen Intern Med

Background: Food insecurity, defined as inconsistent food access owing to cost, leads to poor health. Objective: To test whether a medically tailored meal delivery program improved dietary quality in individuals with type 2 diabetes and food insecurity.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Food insecurity screening in pediatric clinical settings: A caregivers' perspective

E. Barnidge, K. Krupsky, G. LaBarge, J. Arthur
Matern Child Health J

Objectives: Food insecurity (FI) has serious academic, social, and physical health consequences for children. A recent clinical recommendation suggests FI screening during child well visits.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Primary care and food bank collaboration to address food insecurity: A pilot randomized trial

R.L. Ferrer, L.M. Neira, K. Cuellar, J. Rodriguez
Nutr Metab Insights

Food insecurity is common in the United States and linked to poor control of conditions influenced by diet.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Screening for both child behavior and social determinants of health in pediatric primary care

E. Berger-Jenkins, C. Monk, K. D'Onfro, M. Sultana, L. Brandt, J. Ankam, N. Vazquez, M. Lane, D. Meyer
J Dev Behav Pediatr

Objective: To implement comprehensive screening for child behavior and social determinants of health in an urban pediatric practice and explore rates of referrals and follow-up for positive screens.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Descriptive/Association

It’s about trust: Low-income parents’ perspectives on how pediatricians can screen for social determinants of health

D. Schleifer, A. Diep, K. Grisham
Public Agenda

Health care providers and payers are increasingly taking responsibility for health outcomes and population health through a variety of approaches, including screening for social determinants of health.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Qualitative
CSV