Evidence Library

This Evidence Library contains research articles, issue briefs, reports, and commentaries that either focus on or are relevant to evaluating health care-based interventions that address patients’ social and economic needs. We prioritize for inclusion resources that carefully describe and evaluate the social needs components of these interventions, and to a lesser extent those where the social components are mentioned but are not the primary focus of the work. The library currently includes only papers published since the year 2000. If you are aware of a resource you think should be added to our Evidence Library, please let us know.

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Opportunistic domestic violence screening for pregnant and post-partum women by community based health care providers

R. O'Reilly, K. Peters
BMC Womens Health

Background: Domestic violence against women is a global endemic that can commence or escalate during pregnancy and continue postpartum. Pregnant and postpartum women generally access health care providers more at this time than at any other time in their lives.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational, Qualitative

Documentation of social determinants in electronic health records with and without standardized terminologies: A comparative study

K.A. Monsen, J.M. Rudenick, N. Kapinos, K. Warmbold, S.K. McMahon, E.N. Schorr
Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

Background: Electronic health records (EHRs) are a promising new source of population health data that may improve health outcomes.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Transforming a family medicine residency into a community-oriented learning environment

J. Lochner, R. Lankton, K. Rindfleish, B. Arndt, J. Edgoose
Fam Med

Background and Objectives: Improvement in population health has become a key goal of health systems and payers in the United States.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study, Observational

The Healthy Neighborhood, Healthy Families initiative

K. Kelleher, J. Reece, M. Sandel M
Pediatrics

Extreme poverty and the associated effects, such as blight, housing insecurity, and crime, have debilitating consequences on child development. Health care institutions are largely ineffective in changing those outcomes 1 child at a time.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study

Desirability of clinic-based financial services in urban pediatric primary care

D. Jaganath, K. Johnson, M.M. Tschudy, K. Topel, B. Stackhouse, B.S. Solomon
J Pediatr

Objectives: To determine the desirability of integrating financial services in pediatric primary care among caregivers and older adolescents.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Health and financial well-being: Two good things that go better together

C.G. Hyland, C.J. Revere
The National Credit Union Foundation

Together, health and financial well-being are a strong predictor of future success, and as such healthy behaviors (whether physical, mental or financial health) are best taught and acquired early in life.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Community health workers as an extension of care coordination in primary care: A community-based cosupervisory model

J.M. Gunderson, M.L. Wieland, O. Quirindongo-Cedeno, G.B.. Asiedu, J.L. Ridgeway, M.W. O'Brien, T.M. Nelson, R. Buzard, C. Campbell, J.W. Njeru
J Ambul Care Manage

Community health workers (CHWs) bring their unique capacity as liaisons for patients, communities, and health care systems to health care teams. We describe the collaborative development of a community-based CHW program to address the social determinants of health that affect patients.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study, Observational

Development of the pediatric social risk instrument using a structured panel approach

J. Cohen-Silver, S. Adams, R. Agrawal, C. Birken, E. Cohen, G. Dougherty, A. Houtrow, T. Jegathesan, S. Kandasamy, B. Muskat, N. Pai, J.L. Maguire
Clin Pediatr (Phila)

Background: Social determinants of health impact child illness. Currently, no instrument exists to identify social need during hospital admission.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational, Qualitative

Screening for social determinants of health in clinical care: Moving from the margins to the mainstream

A. Andermann
Public Health Rev

Background: Screening for the social determinants of health in clinical practice is still widely debated.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Whose behaviour needs to change? Key factors in an effective response to the burden of non-communicable disease

G. Scally
Social Business

Behaviour change is important in improving population health, but it is predominantly the behaviour and public health approach of governmental and civil society bodies that needs to change.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Commentary