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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The role of advocacy in occasioning community and organizational change in a medical-legal partnership

K.D. Anderson-Carpenter, V. Collie-Akers, J.D. Colvin, K. Cronin

Health disparities among low-income individuals remain a significant problem. A number of social determinants are associated with adverse health outcomes. Medical-legal partnerships address legal concerns of low-income individuals to improve health and wellness in adults and children.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study, Observational

Addressing social determinants of health in the adolescent medical home

T.E. Baer, L. Gottlieb, M. Sandel

Purpose of Review: To provide a framework for addressing the social determinants of health (SDH) in the adolescent medical home.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study, Review

Dosage effect of prenatal home visiting on pregnancy outcomes in at-risk, first-time mothers

N.K. Goyal, E.S. Hall, J.K. Meinzen-Derr, R.S. Kahn, J.A. Short, J.B. Van Ginkel, R.T. Ammerman

Background and Objective: Home visiting programs seek to improve care management for women at high risk for preterm birth (<37 weeks). Our objective was to evaluate the effect of home visiting dosage on preterm birth and small for gestational age (SGA) infants.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Watch and learn: An innovative video trigger curriculum to increase resident screening for social determinants of health

J.K. O'Toole, L.G. Solan, M.C. Burkhardt, M.D. Klein

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of an innovative curriculum, using trigger videos modeling screening for social determinants of health (SDH), on the comfort and screening practices of pediatric residents during well-child care.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

The role of lay health workers in pediatric chronic disease: A systematic review

J.L. Raphael, A. Rueda, K.C. Lion, T.P. Giordano

Background: Children with chronic diseases represent a high-cost and resource-intensive population of children.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Youths' health-related social problems: Concerns often overlooked during the medical visit

A. Hassan, E.A. Blood, A. Pikcilingis, E.G. Krull, L. McNickles, G. Marmon, S. Wylie, E.R. Woods, E.W. Fleegler

Objective: The objectives of this study were to (1) measure the prevalence of health-related social problems among adolescent and young adult primary care patients; (2) estimate previous screening and referral experiences; and (3) examine participant attitudes toward screening and referral.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Strong social support services, such as transportation and help for caregivers, can lead to lower health care use and costs

G. Shier, M. Ginsburg, J. Howell, P. Volland, R. Golden

A growing evidence base suggests services that address social factors with an impact on health, such as transportation and caregiver support, must be integrated into new models of care if the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim is to be realized.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Comparative effectiveness of standard versus patient-centered collaborative care interventions for depression among African Americans in primary care settings: The BRIDGE Study

L.A. Cooper, B.K. Ghods Dinoso, D.E. Ford, D.L. Roter, A.B. Primm, S.M. Larson, J.M. Gill, G.J. Noronha, E.K. Shaya, N.Y. Wang

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of standard and patient-centered, culturally tailored collaborative care (CC) interventions for African American patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) over 12 months of follow-up.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Developing a community care team: Lessons learned from the community connections program, a health care home-community care team partnership

C.E. Vanderboom, D.E. Holland, P.V. Targonski, E. Madigan

This article describes the development of the Community Connections Program (CCP), a community care team, within a health care home (HCH), as a short-term, intensive, team-based service planning and coordination program for older adults with multiple chronic health conditions.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study

Reducing quality-of-care disparities in childhood asthma: La Red de Asma Infantil intervention in San Juan, Puerto Rico

M. Lara, G. Ramos-Valencia, J.A. Gonzalez-Gavillan, F. Lopez-Malpica, B. Morales-Reyes, H. Marin, M.H. Rodriguez-Sanchez, H. Mitchell

Background and Objective: Although children living in Puerto Rico have the highest asthma prevalence of all US children, little is known regarding the quality-of-care disparities they experience nor the adaptability of existing asthma evidence-based interventions to reduce these disparities.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design