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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From policy statement to practice: Integrating social needs screening and referral assistance with community health workers in an urban academic health center

K. Fiori, M. Patel, D. Sanderson, et al.
J Prim Care Community Health

Purpose: Social and economic factors have been shown to affect health outcomes. In particular, social determinants of health (SDH) are linked to poor health outcomes in children. Research and some professional academies support routine social needs screening during primary care visits....

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Disappointing randomized controlled trial results show a way forward on complex care in Camden and beyond

K. Noonan
Health Affairs Blog

Two years ago, when I joined the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, I met with a client we’d been serving for nearly 18 months. When we first met Sarah, she was in the early days of recovery from heroin addiction, just starting to self-manage her medical conditions.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Health care hotspotting - a randomized, controlled trial

A. Finkelstein, A. Zhou, S. Taubman, J. Doyle
N Engl J Med

There is widespread interest in programs aiming to reduce spending and improve health care quality among "superutilizers," patients with very high use of health care services.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Assessing the completeness and comparability of outcomes in systematic reviews addressing food security: protocol for a methodological study

S. Durao, M. Visser, T. Kredo, I.J. Saldanha
Syst Rev

Systematic reviews should specify all outcomes at the protocol stage. Pre-specification helps prevent outcome choice from being influenced by knowledge of included study results.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Primary care physicians’ role in coordinating medical and health-related social needs in eleven countries

M.M. Doty, R. Tikkanen, A. Shah, E.C. Schneirder
Health Affairs

Primary care physicians in the US, like their colleagues in several other high-income countries, are increasingly tasked with coordinating services delivered not just by specialists and hospitals but also by home care professionals and social service agencies.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Patient perspectives on addressing social needs in primary care using a screening and resource referral intervention

C. Hsu, S. Cruz, H. Placzek, M. Chapdelaine, S. Levin, F. Gutierrez, I. Maki, M. Carl, M. R. Orantes, D. Newman, A. Cheadle
J Gen Intern Med

Interest is growing in interventions to address social needs in clinical settings. However, little is known about patients' perceptions and experiences with these interventions.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

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

Interventions to reduce intimate partner violence perpetration by men who use substances: A systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy

D. Stephens-Lewis, A. Johnson, A. Huntley, E. Gilchrist, M. McMurran, J. Henderson, G. Feder, L. Howard, G. Gilchrist
Trauma Violence Abuse

Introduction: Despite the high prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration by men who use substances, limited evidence exists about how best to reduce IPV among this group.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review, Other Study Design

The relationship between health spending and social spending in high-income countries: How does the US compare?

I. Papanicolas, L.R. Woskie, D. Orlander, E.J. Orav, A.K. Jha
Health Affairs

There is broad consensus that the US spends too much on health care. One proposed driver of the high US spending is low investment in social services. We examined the relationship between health spending and social spending across high-income countries.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Putting action into population health science: Primary care interventions to address social determinants of health

S.S. Coughlin, J. Hobbs, P. Cromer, V. George, C. Hatzigeorgiou
J Environ Health Sci

Concern about health equity and social determinants of illness (e.g., income inequalities, lack of education, food insecurity) figure prominently in many conceptions of population health.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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