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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Z codes utilization among Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries in 2017

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health

Social determinants of health (SDOH) refer to the conditions of an individual’s living, learning, and working environments that affect one’s health risks and outcomes SDOH are now widely recognized as important predictors in clinical care and positive conditions are associated with improved...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Associations between social factor documentation and hospital length of stay and readmission among children

M.S. Pantell, S.V. Kaiser, J.M. Torres, L.M. Gottlieb, N.E. Adler
Hosp Pediatr

Background and Objectives: Social risk factors are linked to children's health, but little is known about how frequently these factors are documented using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) or whether documentation is associated with health care use outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Social determinants of health data

Humana

The shift to value-based purchasing in healthcare has intensified the demand for data, particularly on those 60%–80% of factors that influence health outside the clinical setting. This includes Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and health-influencing behaviors and social needs.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Web-based and mHealth interventions for intimate partner violence victimization prevention: A systematic review

E.J. Anderson, K.C. Krause, C. Meyer Krause, A. Welter, D.J. McClelland, D.O. Garcia, K. Ernst, E.C. Lopez, M.P. Koss
Trauma Violence Abuse

Mobile health (mHealth) technologies are increasingly used across health programming including intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention to optimize screening, educational outreach, and linkages to care via telehealth.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Social needs screening and referral models

C. Cain, A. Evans, M. Hubbard, K. Kane, E. Kohl-Grant, M. Lenartowicz, S. Tucker, N. Wang
California Health Care Foundation

The California Improvement Network has identified addressing social needs that impact health as a top priority area for 2018–19.

2019

Webinar Slides & Recordings

Trends in the use of administrative codes for physical abuse hospitalizations

H.T. Puls, J.D. Anderst, A. Davidson, M. Hall
JAMA Pediatr

Administrative data from health care systems are important resources in the research of physical child abuse, such as tracking its incidence.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Variation in electronic health record documentation of social determinants of health across a national network of community health centers

E.K. Cottrell, K. Dambrun, S. Cowburn, N. Mossman, A.E. Bunce, M. Marino, M. Krancari, R. Gold
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: This paper describes the adoption of an electronic health record-based social determinants of health screening tool in a national network of more than 100 community health centers.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementing an electronic system to screen and actively refer to community based agencies for food insecurity in primary care

A.M. Smith, L. Zallman, K. Betts, L. Brukilacchio, F. McCaughan, E. McAleer, N. Kelly, D. Elvin, L. Trumble
Healthc

One of the most commonly experienced barriers to health is food insecurity, defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “a household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food”.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Applying data analytics to address social determinants of health in practice

J.W. Wallace, K.P. Decosimo, M.C. Simon
N C Med J

As public health and health care increase focus toward addressing social determinants of health (SDH), the growth of data and analytics affords new, impactful tools for data-informed community health improvement.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Improving provider readiness for intimate partner violence screening

A.S.D. Lee, L.R. McDonald, S. Will, M. Wahab, J. Lee, J.S. Coleman
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs

Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health issue. Healthcare providers (e.g., nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, social workers) have a unique opportunity to prevent and reduce IPV through screening and referral.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
CSV