Evidence & Resource Library

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Adoption of social determinants of health EHR tools by community health centers

R. Gold, A. Bunce, S. Cowburn, K. Dambrun, M. Dearing, M. Middendorf, N. Mossman, C. Hollombe, P. Mahr, G. Melgar, J. Davis, L. Gottlieb, E. Cottrell
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: This pilot study assessed the feasibility of implementing electronic health record (EHR) tools for collecting, reviewing, and acting on patient-reported social determinants of health (SDH) data in community health centers (CHCs). We believe it is the first such US study.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Employment interventions in health settings: A systematic review and synthesis

A.D. Pinto, N. Hassen, A. Craig-Neil
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: Employment is a key social determinant of health. People who are unemployed typically have worse health than those employed. Illness and disability can result in unemployment and be a barrier to regaining employment.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Using health information technology to bring social determinants of health into primary care: A conceptual framework to guide research

E.K. Cottrell, R. Gold, S. Likumahuwa, H. Angier, N. Huguet, D.J. Cohen, K. Clark, L.M. Gottlieb, J.E. DeVoe
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Several recent national initiatives have called for increased efforts to integrate social determinants of health (SDH) into health care settings using health information technology (HIT). However, there is limited evidence to guide the implementation of these recommendations in practice.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Loneliness in Chinese older adults in primary care: Prevalence and correlates.

B.L. Zhong, X.J. Liu, W.C. Chen, H.F. Chiu, Y. Conwell
Psychogeriatrics

Background: Loneliness is a significant public health concern among older adults (OA) given its association with a wide range of adverse health outcomes. Primary care is an opportune setting to manage loneliness.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Disparities in utilization of social determinants of health referrals among children in immigrant families

O.T. Uwemedimo, H. May
Front Pediatr

Objective: Children in immigrant families (CIF) are at elevated risk of experiencing adverse social determinants of health (SDH), particularly material hardship, which contribute to disparate health outcomes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Desirability of clinic-based financial services in urban pediatric primary care

D. Jaganath, K. Johnson, M.M. Tschudy, K. Topel, B. Stackhouse, B.S. Solomon
J Pediatr

Objectives: To determine the desirability of integrating financial services in pediatric primary care among caregivers and older adolescents.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Community health workers as an extension of care coordination in primary care: A community-based cosupervisory model

J.M. Gunderson, M.L. Wieland, O. Quirindongo-Cedeno, G.B.. Asiedu, J.L. Ridgeway, M.W. O'Brien, T.M. Nelson, R. Buzard, C. Campbell, J.W. Njeru
J Ambul Care Manage

Community health workers (CHWs) bring their unique capacity as liaisons for patients, communities, and health care systems to health care teams. We describe the collaborative development of a community-based CHW program to address the social determinants of health that affect patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

"In the clinic they know us": Preferences for clinic-based financial and employment services in urban pediatric primary care

C. Quinn, K. Johnson, C. Raney, J. Baker, K. Topel, M.M. Tschudy, D. Jaganath, B.S. Solomon
Acad Pediatr

Objective: To understand views of adolescent and adult caregivers on integrating employment and financial services into a pediatric primary care clinic serving low-income families.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Maternal depression screening as an opening to address social determinants of children's health

E.L. Schor
JAMA Pediatr

The burgeoning interest in having child health care professionals screen for social determinants of health, including adverse childhood experiences, is getting ahead of the capacity of pediatric practices to implement reliable procedures and to initiate appropriate interventions and referrals...

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

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
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