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, view this help document or 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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Roles and functions of community health workers in primary care

A.L. Hartzler, L. Tuzzio, C. Hsu, E.H. Wagner
Ann Fam Med

Community health workers have potential to enhance primary care access and quality, but remain underutilized. To provide guidance on their integration, we characterized roles and functions of community health workers in primary care through a literature review and synthesis.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Going beyond clinical care to reduce health care spending: Findings from the J-CHIP community-based population health management program evaluation

S.M.E. Murphy, D.E. Hough, M.L. Sylvia, M. Sherry, L.J. Dunbar, R. Zollinger, R. Richardson, S.A. Berkowitz, K.D. Frick
Med Care

Background: Addressing both clinical and nonclinical determinants of health is essential for improving population health outcomes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Screening for social determinants of health: An opportunity or unreasonable burden?

K.G. Adler
Fam Pract Manag

Should we expand our repertoire in primary care and systematically screen for social determinants of health (SDoH) and make referrals when problems are uncovered?

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

A practical approach to screening for social determinants of health

D.T. O'Guerk, C. Henke
Fam Pract Manag

Decades ago, the historic Whitehall studies demonstrated the impact that social context can have on individuals' health and wellbeing.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

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
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