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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Cold water or rocket fuel? Lessons from the Camden “hot-spotting” randomized controlled trial

E.C. Schneider, T.B. Shah
Health Affairs Blog

A recent study has seemingly thrown cold water on “hot-spotting,” a widely-publicized, promising intervention aimed at improving care for people with substantial health and social needs.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Negative RCT of health care hotspotting in NEJM: What outcomes are important?

A. Pinto
The Upstream Lab

At the Upstream Lab, we’ve started up a regular journal club as part of our weekly meetings. We’ll be sharing a brief summary here on our blog. This week we looked at this study: Health care hotspotting – a randomized controlled trial (NEJM 2020; 382: 152-162).

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Integrating community health workers on quality improvement teams: Lessons from the field

Health Leads

Community health workers (CHWs) need to be involved in healthcare quality improvement (QI) teams and projects especially when it comes to social health integration. Engaging CHWs meaningfully on QI teams ensures healthcare systems are designed by those affected by those systems.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Social needs data in the state Medicaid enrollment form: A content analysis

R. Longyear, J.E. Moore JE, C. Adams
Institute for Medicaid Innovation

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI), the nonprofit, nonpartisan Medicaid research group, released findings from their landmark study assessing the extent to which state Medicaid enrollment forms collect social determinants of health information.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

The Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration: What we’re learning about delivering whole-person care

Health Leads

Supported by Health Leads and The Commonwealth Fund, the Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration (CASHI) was a community of 21 innovative primary care teams and community partners committed to increasing the number of patients, families and community members who have access to the...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Beyond the Camden Coalition’s randomized controlled trial: Lessons for the complex care field on addressing patient needs

L. Martin
The Better Care Playbook Blog

Over the last month, many in the complex care field have been abuzz about the release of the randomized controlled trial (RCT) study for the nationally recognized Camden Core Model.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Using applied machine learning to predict healthcare utilization based on socioeconomic determinants of care

S. Chen, D. Bergman, K. Miller, A. Kavanagh, J. Frownfelter, J. Showalter
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: To determine if it is possible to risk-stratify avoidable utilization without clinical data and with limited patient-level data.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Social determinants of health: How environmental factors affect health

J.Y. Wick
Sr Care Pharm

Increasingly, public policy makers, professional organizations, and academics are discussing social determinants of health-the conditions in which people live, work, and age.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Investing resources to address social factors affecting health: The essential role of social prescribing

A. Jani, M. Bertotti, A. Lazzari, C. Drinkwater, F. Addarii, J. Conibear, M. Gray
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

The evidence around addressing social factors related to health is robust and we have known about the importance of tackling these issues for many decades.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Moving upstream from the individual to the community: Addressing social determinants of health

L.A. Campbell, L. Anderko
NASN Sch Nurse

School nurses are often the primary health professional promoting children's health-and address not just individuals, but communities.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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