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Clinician experiences with screening for social needs in primary care

S.T. Tong, W.R. Liaw, P.L. Kashiri, J. Pecsok, J. Rozman, A.W. Bazemore, A.H. Krist
J Am Board Fam Med

Background: Despite clear evidence demonstrating the influence of social determinants on health, whether and how clinicians should address these determinants remain unclear. We aimed to understand primary care clinicians' experiences of administering a social needs screening instrument.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Screening for poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health

R.S. Berman, M.R. Patel, P.F. Belamarich, R.S. Gross
Pediatr Rev

Given the known negative outcomes associated with poverty, it is important for pediatricians to identify families living in poverty.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Collection of social determinants of health in the community clinic setting: A cross-sectional study

S.V. Kusnoor, T.Y. Koonce, S.T. Hurley, K.M. McClellan, M.N. Blasingame, E.T. Frakes, L.C. Huang, M.I. Epelbaum, N.B. Giuse
BMC Public Health

Background: Addressing social and behavioral determinants of health (SBDs) may help improve health outcomes of community clinic patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Continuous quality improvement and comprehensive primary health care: A systems framework to improve service quality and health outcomes

J. McCalman, R. Bailie, R. Bainbridge, K. McPhail-Bell, N. Percival, D. Askew, R. Fagan, K. Tsey
Front Public Health

Continuous quality improvement (CQI) processes for improving clinical care and health outcomes have been implemented by primary health-care services, with resultant health-care impacts.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Frequency of food insecurity and associated health outcomes in pediatric patients at a federally qualified health center

K. Bahadur, S. Pai, E. Thoby, A. Petrova
J Community Health

Food insecurity (FI) has been recognized as a public challenge not only for developing countries but also for the U.S.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Innovative population health model associated with reduced emergency department use and inpatient hospitalizations

D. Wesson, H. Kitzman, K.H. Halloran, K. Tecson
Health Affairs

Population health strategies that improve access to health care and address social determinants of health may reduce the use of costly emergency services.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Simple screening tools to identify limited health literacy in a low-income patient population

K.R. Ylitalo, M.R.U. Meyer, B.A. Lanning, C. During, R. Laschober, J.O. Griggs
Medicine

Adults with limited health literacy have difficulty managing chronic conditions, higher hospitalization rates, and more healthcare expenditures. Simple screening tools have been developed, but limited work has evaluated instruments among low-income populations.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Higher perceived clinic capacity to address patients' social needs associated with lower burnout in primary care providers

J.N. Olayiwola, R. Willard-Grace, K. Dube, D. Hessler, R. Shunk, K. Grumbach, L. Gottlieb
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Purpose. Primary care physicians (PCP) experience high rates of professional burnout. These symptoms may be magnified in underserved populations. This study explores relationships between clinic capacity to address patients' social needs (SN) and PCP burnout.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Successes, challenges, and considerations for integrating referral into food insecurity screening in pediatric settings

M. Knowles, S. Khan, D. Palakshappa, R. Cahill, E. Kruger, B.G. Poserina, B. Koch, M. Chilton
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Food insecurity, lack of access to enough food for an active and healthy life, is associated with poor child health. Three pediatric clinics implemented a two-question food insecurity screening of 7,284 families with children younger than five years.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Transformation of a pediatric primary care waiting room: Creating a bridge to community resources

A.W. Henize, A.F. Beck, M.D. Klein, J. Morehous, R.S. Kahn
Matern Child Health J

Introduction: Children and families living in poverty frequently encounter social risks that significantly affect their health and well-being.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
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