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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Developing a screening tool to recognise social determinants of health in Australian clinical settings

K. Browne-Yung, T. Freeman, M. Battersby, D.R. McEvoy, F. Baum
Public Health Res Pract

Objective and importance of study: The importance of social determinants for individual health recovery outcomes is well recognised in public health. However, no succinct social health screening (SHS) tool exists that has been developed with information from clinicians and patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Social determinants of health and treatment targets for type 2 diabetes

D.R.B. Miles
Ann Intern Med

Diabetes disproportionately affects vulnerable groups, including racial and ethnic minorities and those at a socioeconomic disadvantage.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Clinical-community partnerships to reduce food insecurity among high-need, high-cost Medicaid patients

K. Rediger, D.R.B. Miles
Ann Intern Med

Cross-sector partnerships between clinical programs and community-based organizations (CBOs) are a promising tool to address food insecurity and could be an important adjunct to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in improving the health of vulnerable patients.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Better clinical care for obesity and diet-related diseases requires a focus on social determinants of health

S. Bleich, C.G. Dunn
NEJM Catalyst

Obesity and diet-related diseases are among the most pressing public health challenges of our time. In the last 30 years, the prevalence of obesity has doubled among American adults and tripled among American children.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for complex care programs: Survey of approaches

Center for Health Care Strategies

Around the country, innovative health care organizations are developing programs to better coordinate care for people with complex medical, behavioral health, and social needs.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

The best year of Angela's life

K.R. Sundar
Perm J

Using a patient story, this narrative demonstrates why health care organizations, specifically primary care clinics, should strive to identify and to address social needs.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Health care steps up to social determinants of health: Current context

L. Solomon, M.H. Kanter
Perm J

The social determinants of health are a major focus for Kaiser Permanente and the broader US health care system.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

How to pay for it: Financing community health workers in Transitions Clinics

L. Hogan, T. Macdonald Mendez
California Health Care Foundation

The Transitions Clinic model is an evidence-based program designed to serve people with chronic diseases who have recently been released from incarceration.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Interventions to address basic resource needs in Kaiser Permanente: A care continuum and an outcomes wheel

J.F. Steiner, J. Bellows, M.P. Banegas, L.M. Gottlieb
Perm J

As Kaiser Permanente develops interventions to help members address basic resource needs such as food, housing, utilities, and transportation, the organization is concurrently developing a framework for program implementation, outcomes assessment, and interventions dissemination.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effect of community health worker support on clinical outcomes of low-income patients across primary care facilities A randomized clinical trial

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, L. Norton, R. Harte, X. Zhao, T. Carter, D. Grande, J.A. Long
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Addressing the social determinants of health has been difficult for health systems to operationalize.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
CSV