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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Bridging the divide: Supplementing payment reform to promote needed investments in population health

T. McGinnis
AcademyHealth Blog

This installment of the Payment Reform for Population Health blog series focuses on limitations in payment reform and ideas for the creation of the right incentives for population health investments.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Commentary

Access to transportation and health care visits for Medicaid enrollees with diabetes

L.V. Thomas, K.R. Wedel, J.E. Christopher
J Rural Health

Purpose: Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires frequent health care visits for its management. Individuals without nonemergency medical transportation often miss appointments and do not receive optimal care.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Ready, willing and able? A survey of clinicians' perceptions about domestic violence screening in a regional hospital emergency department

E. Saberi, N. Eather, S. Pascoe, M.L. McFadzean, F. Doran, M. Hutchinson
Australas Emerg Nurs J

Background: Domestic violence (DV) has significant health impacts for victims and their families. Despite evidence that routine screening increases the identification of DV and opportunities for support; routine screening is uncommon in Australian emergency departments (EDs).

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Improving access to evidence-based antipoverty government programs in the United States: A novel primary care initiative

M.K. Hole, L.E. Marcil, R.J. Vinci
JAMA Pediatr

The US government acknowledges the struggle of low-income, working families raising children by providing the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a program repeatedly shown to improve child health but largely overlooked by the pediatrics community.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Commentary

Incorporating patients' social determinants of health into hypertension and depression care: A pilot randomized controlled trial

H.F. McClintock, H.R. Bogner
Community Ment Health J

The objective of this study was to carry out a randomized controlled pilot trial to test the effectiveness of an integrated intervention for hypertension and depression incorporating patients' social determinants of health (enhanced intervention) versus an integrated intervention alone (basic...

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

National Academy of Medicine social and behavioral measures: Associations with self-reported health

A.A. Prather, L.M. Gottlieb, N.B. Giuse, T.Y. Koonce, S.V. Kusnoor, W.W. Stead, N.E. Adler
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Social and behavioral factors play important roles in physical and mental health; however, they are not routinely assessed in the healthcare system.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Food insecurity screening in pediatric primary care: Can offering referrals help identify families in need?

C.J. Bottino, E.T. Rhodes, J.E. Cox, E.W. Fleegler
Acad Pediatr

Objective: To describe a clinical approach for food insecurity screening incorporating a menu offering food-assistance referrals, and to examine relationships between food insecurity and referral selection.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Feasibility and acceptability of a colocated homeless-tailored primary care clinic and emergency department

S. Gabrielian, J.C. Chen, P. Minhaj, R. Manchanda, L. Altman, E. Koosis, L. Gelberg
J Prim Care Community Health

Objectives: Homeless adults have low primary care engagement and high emergency department (ED) utilization. Homeless-tailored, patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) decrease this population's acute care use.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Exploring food insecurity screening and referral practices of pediatric providers in metropolitan Washington, DC

K. Essel, M.P. Burke, M. Weissman, W. Dietz
The FASEB Journal

Objectives: In 2015, 16.6% of households with children were food insecure in the United States (US). Given that most children in the US routinely see a pediatrician, it is important to understand how pediatric providers screen and treat food insecurity in their practice.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Hospital readmission and social risk factors identified from physician notes

A.S. Navathe, F. Zhong, V.J. Lei, F.Y. Chang, M. Sordo, M. Topaz, S.B. Navathe, R.A. Rocha, L. Zhou
Health Serv Res

Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of seven social factors using physician notes as compared to claims and structured electronic health records (EHRs) data and the resulting association with 30-day readmissions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational