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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Identification of caregiver-reported social risk factors in hospitalized children

L.E. Vaz, D.V. Wagner, K.L. Ramsey, C. Jenisch, J.P. Austin, R.M. Jungbauer, K. Felder, R. Vega-Juarez, M. Gomez, N. Koskela-Staples, M.A. Harris, K.E. Zuckerman
Hospital Pediatrics

Objectives: Although health systems are increasingly moving toward addressing social determinants of health, social risk screening for hospitalized children is largely unexplored.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Don’t throw cold water on health care’s hot spotters

S. Kangovi, D. Grande
Health Affairs Blog

The phrase “social determinants of health”—long a concept among population health scientists—first caught fire in the health care community about five years ago.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

“Super-utilizer” interventions: What they reveal about evaluation research, wishful thinking, and health equity

P.M. Lantz
Milbank Q

It is well known that a small number of patients with complex medical and social needs account for a large proportion of health care costs.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Patients' attitudes and perceptions regarding social needs screening and navigation: Multi-site survey in a large integrated health system

A.J. Rogers, C. Hamity, A.L. Sharp, A.H. Jackson, A.B. Schickedanz
J Gen Intern Med

Background: As more health care organizations integrate social needs screening and navigation programs into clinical care delivery, the patient perspective is necessary to guide implementation and achieve patient-centered care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

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

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

CSV