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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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

Focusing on employment in primary mental health care: A scoping review

K. Reed, H. Kalaga
Work

Background: People with mental health issues usually access primary health care services but employment status and/or return to work is not typically an explicit focus of a general practice consultation.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Rideshare-based medical transportation for Medicaid patients and primary care show rates: A difference-in-difference analysis of a pilot program

K.H. Chaiyachati, R.A. Hubbard, A. Yeager, B. Mugo, J.A. Shea, R. Rosin, D. Grande
J Gen Intern Med

Background: Transportation to primary care is a well-documented barrier for patients with Medicaid, despite access to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefits. Rideshare services, which offer greater convenience and lower cost, have been proposed as an NEMT alternative.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Association of rideshare-based transportation services and missed primary care appointments: A clinical trial

K.H. Chaiyachati, R.A. Hubbard, A. Yeager, B. Mugo, S. Lopez, E. Asch, C. Shi, J.A. Shea, R. Rosin, D. Grande
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Transportation barriers contribute to missed primary care appointments for patients with Medicaid. Rideshare services have been proposed as alternatives to nonemergency medical transportation programs because of convenience and lower costs.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Navigation delivery models and roles of navigators in primary care: A scoping literature review

N. Carter, R.K. Valaitis, A. Lam, J. Feather, J. Nicholl, L. Cleghorn
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Systems navigation provided by individuals or teams is emerging as a strategy to reduce barriers to care. Complex clients with health and social support needs in primary care experience fragmentation and gaps in service delivery.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

How 6 organizations developed tools and processes for social determinants of health screening in primary care: An overview

K. LaForge, R. Gold, E. Cottrell, A.E. Bunce, M. Proser, C. Hollombe, K. Dambrun, D.J. Cohen, K.D. Clark
J Ambul Care Manage

Little is known about how health care organizations are developing tools for identifying/addressing patients' social determinants of health (SDH).

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The impact of a social prescribing service on patients in primary care: a mixed methods evaluation

D. Carnes, R. Sohanpal, C. Frostick, S. Hull, R. Mathur, G. Netuveli, J. Tong, P. Hutt, M. Bertotti
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Social prescribing is targeted at isolated and lonely patients. Practitioners and patients jointly develop bespoke well-being plans to promote social integration and or social reactivation.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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