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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Putting learning into practice to innovate and improve patient services: A case study of Seattle Children’s Hospital

K. Fisher, J. Foti, J. Povick
Health Leads

To ensure social health programs are effective and scalable, Seattle Children’s embraces a culture that supports experimentation and failing fast – the concept of testing out new processes or activities on a small scale and adjusting or stopping the activity if it doesn’t yield the intended...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

From Camden to Memphis: Recent complex care randomized controlled trials present a call to action

A. Hamblin, R. Davis
Center for Health Care Strategies Blog

In early 2020, the field of complex care has seen at least two new robust additions to the evidence base.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Social spending to improve population health — Does the United States spend as wisely as other countries?

R.S. Tikkanen, E.C. Schneider
N Engl J Med

On average, Americans have worse health outcomes than their counterparts in other high-income countries, even though the United States spends far more on health care than those countries do.1 This disparity is often attributed to social factors that influence health, such as housing, nutrition...

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Putting learning into practice to innovate and improve patient services: A case study of Seattle’s Children’s Hospital

K. Fisher, J. Foti, J. Povick
Health Leads

Seattle Children’s Hospital provides compassionate care to more than 300,000 families across Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Effects of in-person assistance vs personalized written resources about social services on household social risks and child and caregiver health: A randomized clinical trial

L.M. Gottlieb, N.E. Adler, H. Wing, D. Velazquez, V. Keeton, A. Romero, M. Hernandez, A. Munoz Vera, E. Urrutia Caceres, C. Arevalo, P. Herrera, M. Bernal Suarez, D. Hessler
JAMA Network Open

Importance: Social and economic contexts shape children's short- and long-term health. Efforts to address contextual risk factors are increasingly incorporated into pediatric health care.

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of 2 social risk-related interventions.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Homeless special needs plans for people experiencing homelessness

S.H. Jain, J. Baackes, J.J. O’Connell
JAMA

The US Census Bureau estimated that in 2018, more than 550 000 individuals experienced homelessness on any given day.1 Homelessness is both a recognized cause and a result of health problems.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Pediatric clinical and social concerns identified by home visit nurses in the immediate post-discharge period

H.L. Tubbs-Cooley, S.W. Riddle, J.M. Gold, S. Wade-Murphy, K.A. Auger, A.M. Statile, H.S. Sucharew, S.S. Shah, J.M. Simmons, R.H. Pickler, H20 Study Group
J Adv Nurs

Aim: To describe pediatric post-discharge concerns manifesting in the first 96 hours after hospital discharge. Design: Analysis of nursing documentation generated as part of a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of a nurse home visit on healthcare re-use.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

How New Mexico’s community health workers are helping to meet patients’ needs: Will tackling entrenched problems like poverty and criminal recidivism improve health?

S. Klein, M. Hostetter, R. Tikkanen, D. McCarthy
The Commonwealth Fund

This case study is the third in a series profiling how primary care clinics — federally qualified health centers, independent clinics, and clinics that are part of large health systems — are meeting the needs of patients with low incomes.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Addressing social determinants of health within healthcare delivery systems: A framework to ground and inform health outcomes

D. Gurewich, A. Garg, N.R. Kressin
J Gen Intern Med

Social determinants of health (SDoH) are the conditions in which people live and work that shape access to essential social and economic resources. Calls for healthcare systems to intervene on unmet social needs have stimulated several large-scale initiatives across the country.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Initiating and implementing social determinants of health data collection in community health centers

I. Gruß, A. Bunce, J. Davis, K. Dambrun, E. Cottrell, R. Gold
Popul Health Manag

Successfully incorporating social determinants of health (SDH) screening into clinic workflows can help care teams provide targeted care, appropriate referrals, and other interventions to address patients' social risk factors.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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