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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Supporting social service and health care partnerships to address health-related social needs: Case study series

Center for Health Care Strategies

Health care and community-based organizations (CBOs) across the country are increasingly working together to address social needs that may be contributing to poor health outcomes.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Study Design:

Case Study

Permanent supportive housing: Evaluating the evidence for improving health outcomes among people experiencing chronic homelessness

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Chronic homelessness is a highly complex social problem of national importance.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Implementation of a comprehensive program to improve coordination of care in an urban academic health care system

Y.L. Hsiao, E.B. Bass, A.W. Wu, M.B. Richardson, A. Deutschendorf, D.J. Brotman, M. Bellantoni, E.E. Howell, A. Everett, D. Hickman, L. Purnell, R. Zollinger, C. Sylvester, C.G. Lyketsos, L. Dunbar, S.A. Berkowitz
J Health Organ Manag

Purpose Academic healthcare systems face great challenges in coordinating services across a continuum of care that spans hospital, community providers, home and chronic care facilities.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study

Development and evaluation of sexual assault training for emergency department staff in Ontario, Canada

J. Du Mont, S. Solomon, S.D. Kosa, S. Macdonald
Nurse Educ Today

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the efficacy of a training in improving competence to address sexual assault among Emergency Department (ED) staff, as well as to compare in-person and online training modalities.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Using health information technology to bring social determinants of health into primary care: A conceptual framework to guide research

E.K. Cottrell, R. Gold, S. Likumahuwa, H. Angier, N. Huguet, D.J. Cohen, K. Clark, L.M. Gottlieb, J.E. DeVoe
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Several recent national initiatives have called for increased efforts to integrate social determinants of health (SDH) into health care settings using health information technology (HIT). However, there is limited evidence to guide the implementation of these recommendations in practice.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Commentary

Cost-effectiveness of a domestic violence and abuse training and support programme in primary care in the real world: Updated modelling based on an MRC phase IV observational pragmatic implementation study

E.C. Barbosa, T.I. Verhoef, S. Morris, F. Solmi, M. Johnson, A. Sohal, F. El-Shogri, S. Dowrick, C. Ronalds, C. Griffiths, S. Eldridge, N.V. Lewis, A. Devine, A. Spencer, G. Feder
BMJ Open

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the implementation of the Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) programme using up-to-date real-world information on costs and effectiveness from routine clinical practice.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Modeling

Physician experiences and barriers to addressing the social determinants of health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A qualitative research study

L. Girgis, G. Van Gurp, D. Zakus, A. Andermann
BMC Health Serv Res

BACKGROUND: While it is increasingly recognized that social determinants influence the health of patients and populations, little is known about how doctors in the Eastern Mediterranean Region can help their patients with these issues.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Qualitative

Solutions to address diabetes-related financial burden and cost-related nonadherence: Results from a pilot study

M.R. Patel, K. Resnicow, I. Lang, K. Kraus, M. Heisler
Health Educ Behav

BACKGROUND: Cost-related nonadherence (CRN) to recommended self-management behaviors among adults with chronic conditions such as diabetes is prevalent. Few behavioral interventions to mitigate CRN have been tested and evaluated.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Emergency department experience with novel electronic medical record order for referral to food resources

M.L. Martel, L.R. Klein, K.A. Hager,, D.B. Cutts
West J Emerg Med

Introduction: Food insecurity is a significant issue in the United States and is prevalent in emergency department (ED) patients.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Assessing the capacity of social determinants of health data to augment predictive models identifying patients in need of wraparound social services

S.N. Kasthurirathne, J.R. Vest, N. Menachemi, P.K. Halverson, S.J. Grannis
J Am Med Inform Assoc

Introduction: A growing variety of diverse data sources is emerging to better inform health care delivery and health outcomes.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Modeling