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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Community health worker support for disadvantaged patients with multiple chronic diseases: A randomized clinical trial

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, D. Grande, H. Huo, R.A. Smith, J.A. Long
Am J Public Health

Objectives: To determine whether a community health worker (CHW) intervention improved outcomes in a low-income population with multiple chronic conditions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Working together toward better health outcomes

E. Miller, T. Nath, L. Line
Nonprofit Finance Fund, Center for Health Care Strategies, and Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

With rising costs, persistent health inequities, and gaps in care access, there is a heightened focus across sectors on new approaches to achieve better health outcomes. Policy and industry practices are shifting to prioritize value over volume.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Study Design:

Observational

Innovative models in health and housing

Mercy Housing, The Low Income Investment Fund
The California Endowment & The Kresge Foundation

This report aims to bridge a knowledge gap between the affordable housing and healthcare fields that limits their ability to implement health and housing projects and partnerships.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Study Design:

Case Study

Primary care providers with more experience and stronger self-efficacy beliefs regarding women veterans screen more frequently for interpersonal violence

L.S. Meredith, G. Azhar, A. Okunogbe, I.A. Canelo, J.E. Darling, A.E. Street, E.M. Yano
Womens Health Issues

Background: Military sexual trauma (MST) and/or intimate partner violence (IPV) are common experiences in the growing group of women veterans using the Veterans Health Administration health care system.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Simulations test impact of education, employment, and income improvements on minority patients with mental illness

M. Alegria, R.E. Drake, H.A. Kang, J. Metcalfe, J. Liu, K. DiMarzio, N. Ali
Health Affairs

Social determinants of health, such as poverty and minority background, severely disadvantage many people with mental disorders. A variety of innovative federal, state, and local programs have combined social services with mental health interventions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Bridging health disparity gaps through the use of medical legal partnerships in patient care: A systematic review

O. Martinez, J. Boles, M. Muñoz-Laboy, E.C. Levine, C. Ayamele, R. Eisenberg, J. Manusov, J. Draine
J Law Med Ethics

Over the past two decades, we have seen an increase in the use of medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) in health-care and/or legal settings to address health disparities affecting vulnerable populations.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

The state of the medical-legal partnership field: Findings from the 2016 National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership surveys

M. Regenstein, J. Trott, A. Williamson
National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

Today, more than 300 medical-legal partnerships operate nationwide, demonstrating enormous diversity in terms of patient populations served, legal care provided, and organizational priorities.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Assessing for domestic violence in sexual health environments: A qualitative study

J. Horwood, A. Morden, J.E. Bailey, N. Pathak, G. Feder
Sex Transm Infect

Objectives: Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is a major clinical challenge and public health issue. Sexual health services are an important potential site of DVA intervention.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Qualitative

Emerging strategies for integrating health and housing: Innovations to sustain, expand, and replicate

C.P. Scally, E. Waxman, R. Gourevitch, S. Adeeyo
Urban Institute

For decades, housing professionals, public health officials, and city leaders have recognized the link between people’s homes and their health and well-being.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Study Design:

Case Study

Strategies to strengthen health and housing partnerships through Medicaid to improve health care for individuals experiencing homelessness

H. Dorr, C. Townley
National Academy for State Health Policy

Individuals experiencing homelessness are disproportionately impacted by chronic medical and behavioral health conditions, and many of these individuals lack health insurance or a usual source of care.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report