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, 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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Predictive modeling of housing instability and homelessness in the Veterans Health Administration

T. Byrne, A.E. Montgomery, J.D. Fargo
Health Serv Res

Objective: To develop and test predictive models of housing instability and homelessness based on responses to a brief screening instrument administered throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Modeling

Value of neighborhood socioeconomic status in predicting risk of outcomes in studies that use electronic health record data

N.A. Bhavsar, A. Gao, M. Phelan, N.J. Pagidipati, B.A. Goldstein
JAMA Network Open

Importance: Data from electronic health records (EHRs) are increasingly used for risk prediction. However, EHRs do not reliably collect sociodemographic and neighborhood information, which has been shown to be associated with health.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Modeling

Food insecurity, healthcare utilization, and high cost: A longitudinal cohort study

S.A. Berkowitz, H.K. Seligman, J.B. Meigs, S. Basu
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: Reducing utilization of high-cost healthcare services is a common population health goal. Food insecurity-limited access to nutritious food owing to cost-is associated with chronic disease, but its relationship with healthcare utilization is understudied.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Addressing family homelessness in pediatrics: Progress and possibility

A. Schickedanz, P.J. Chung
Pediatrics

Homelessness during pregnancy or childhood should be unthinkable in a society that treats children and families with dignity. Sandel et al. provide new evidence from 5 cities on just how damaging homelessness in pregnancy and early childhood are to child health.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Perceptions and experience of patients, staff, and clinicians with social needs assessment

C. Hamity, A. Jackson, L. Peralta, J. Bellows
Perm J

Context: Assessment of social needs is expanding at Kaiser Permanente (KP), but little is known about how members and clinicians experience the incorporation of social needs into health care.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Housing as health

H.K. Koh, R. Restuccia
JAMA

Envision a society that fully connects the usually disparate worlds of health and housing. Clinicians would implement strategies that feature “housing as a vaccine” to prevent illness and disability.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Social determinants as public goods: A new approach to financing key investments in healthy communities

L.M. Nichols, L.A. Taylor
Health Affairs

Good research evidence exists to suggest that social determinants of health, including access to housing, nutrition, and transportation, can influence health outcomes and health care use for vulnerable populations.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Data support considerations in Medicaid accountable care organization programs

J. Lloyd
Center for Health Care Strategies

Medicaid accountable care organizations (ACOs) need data on their attributed populations to successfully improve health outcomes and manage patients’ total cost of care.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Safe & affordable housing: Social determinants of health

America’s Health Insurance Plans

Health insurance providers recognize that the social determinants of health must be addressed in order to prevent and treat health care conditions. Housing remains one of the most complicated determinants to address, with several competing factors at play.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Self-identified social determinants of health during transitions of care in the medically underserved: A narrative review

A. Virapongse, G.J. Misky
J Gen Intern Med.

Background: Medically underserved or low socioeconomic status (SES) patients face significant vulnerability and a high risk of adverse events following hospital discharge.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review
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