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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Screening for food insecurity in pediatric clinical settings: Opportunities and barriers

E. Barnidge, G. LaBarge, K. Krupsky, J. Arthur
J Community Health

Food insecurity is a serious health concern among children in the United States with 15.3 million children living in food insecure households.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Use of community health workers and patient navigators to improve cancer outcomes among patients served by federally qualified health centers: A systematic literature review

K.B. Roland, E.L. Milliken, E.A. Rohan, A. DeGroff, S. White, S. Melillo, W.E. Rorie, C.C. Signes, P.A. Young
Health Equity

Introduction: In the United States, disparities in cancer screening, morbidity, and mortality are well documented, and often are related to race/ethnicity and socioeconomic indicators including income, education, and healthcare access.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Framework for building primary care capacity to address the social determinants of health

A.D. Pinto, G. Bloch
Can Fam Physician

Problem Addressed: Family physicians have long understood that social factors influence the health of individuals and communities; however, most primary care organizations have yet to develop the capacity to specifically address these social determinants of health (SDOH).

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Integrating social determinants of health into primary care clinical and informational workflow during care transitions

S. Hewner, S. Casucci, S. Sullivan, F. Mistretta, Y. Xue, B. Johnson, R. Pratt, L. Lin, C. Fox
eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes)

Context: Care continuity during transitions between the hospital and home requires reliable communication between providers and settings and an understanding of social determinants that influence recovery.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

A hybrid III stepped wedge cluster randomized trial testing an implementation strategy to facilitate the use of an evidence-based practice in VA homeless primary care treatment programs

M.M. Simmons, S. Gabrielian, T. Byrne, M.B. McCullough, J.L. Smith, T.J. Taylor, T.P. O'Toole, V. Kane, V. Yakovchenko, D.K. McInnes, D.A. Smelson
Implement Sci

Background: Homeless veterans often have multiple health care and psychosocial needs, including assistance with access to housing and health care, as well as support for ongoing treatment engagement.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Documenting community health worker roles in primary care: Contributions to evidence-based integration into health care teams, 2015

K.M. Reinschmidt, M. Ingram, S. Morales, S.J. Sabo, J. Blackburn, L. Murrieta, C. David, S.C. Carvajal
J Ambul Care Manage

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provided community health workers (CHWs) with new opportunities, and current efforts develop evidence-based guidelines for CHW integration into clinical teams.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementation and impact of an online tool used in primary care to improve access to financial benefits for patients: A study protocol

A. Aery, A. Rucchetto, A. Singer, G. Halas, G. Bloch, R. Goel, D. Raza, R.E.G. Upshur, J. Bellaire, A. Katz, A.D. Pinto
BMJ Open

Objectives: Addressing the social determinants of health has been identified as crucial to reducing health inequities. However, few evidence-based interventions exist. This study emerges from an ongoing collaboration between physicians, researchers and a financial literacy organisation.

2017

Other Study Design

A novel income security intervention to address poverty in a primary care setting: A retrospective chart review

M.K. Jones, G. Bloch, A.D. Pinto
BMJ Open

Objective: To examine the development and implementation of a novel income security intervention in primary care.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The identification of psychosocial risk factors associated with child neglect using the We-Care screening tool in a high-risk population

S. Zielinski, H.A. Paradis, P. Herendeen, P. Barbel
J Pediatr Health Care

Introduction: Neglect accounts for over 70% of child maltreatment and carries significant sequelae. Identification of psychosocial determinants of health may allow pediatric providers to ameliorate precursors of child neglect.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Suburban families’ experience with food insecurity screening in primary care practices

D. Palakshappa, S. Doupnik, A. Vasan, S. Khan, L. Seifu, C. Feudtner, A.G. Fiks
Pediatrics

Background: Food insecurity (FI) remains a major public health problem. With the rise in suburban poverty, a greater understanding of parents’ experiences of FI in suburban settings is needed to effectively screen and address FI in suburban practices.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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