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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Unstable housing and caregiver and child health in renter families

M. Sandel, R. Sheward, S. Ettinger de Cuba, S.M. Coleman, D.A. Frank, M. Chilton, M. Black, T. Heeren, J. Pasquariello, P. Casey, E. Ochoa, D. Cutts
Pediatrics

Objectives: To evaluate how 3 forms of housing instability relate to caregiver and child health among low-income renter households.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Focusing on employment in primary mental health care: A scoping review

K. Reed, H. Kalaga
Work

Background: People with mental health issues usually access primary health care services but employment status and/or return to work is not typically an explicit focus of a general practice consultation.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Facilitators and barriers of implementing and delivering social prescribing services: A systematic review

J.V. Pescheny, Y. Pappas, G. Randhawa
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Social Prescribing is a service in primary care that involves the referral of patients with non-clinical needs to local services and activities provided by the third sector (community, voluntary, and social enterprise sector).

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Integrating social needs into health care: A twenty-year case study of adaptation and diffusion

R.D. Onie, R. Lavizzo-Mourey, T.H. Lee, J.S. Marks, R.J. Perla
Health Affairs

The US health care system has recently begun to account for patients' unmet social needs in care delivery and payment reform.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study

Measuring social exclusion in healthcare settings: A scoping review

P. O'Donnell, D. O'Donovan, K. Elmusharaf
Int J Equity Health

Background: Social exclusion is a concept that has been widely debated in recent years; a particular focus of the discussion has been its significance in relation to health.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Paying for population health: Case studies on the role of the health system in addressing social determinants of health

J. McGuire
AcademyHealth

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AcademyHealth launched the Payment Reform for Population Health initiative in 2016 to explore improving community-wide health through the transformation of the health care payment system.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Study Design:

Case Study

Community-clinical linkages with community health workers in the United States: A scoping review

A.M. Lohr, M. Ingram, A.V. Nunez, K.M. Reinschmidt, S.C. Carvajal
Health Promot Pract

Despite the proliferation of community-clinical linkage (CCL) interventions with community health workers (CHWs), little is known about the components of these programs or how linkages are realized.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review

Integrating the social determinants of health into two interprofessional courses: Findings from a pilot study

S.D. Lane, R.H. Keefe, R.A. Rubinstein, M. Hall, K.A. Kelly, L.B. Satterly, A. Shaw, J. Fisher
J Interprof Care

Five colleges and universities in Upstate New York, United States, created the 'Route-90 Collaborative' to support faculty implementing the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational, Qualitative

Patient predictors and utilization of health services within a medical home for homeless persons

A.L. Jones, R. Thomas, D.O. Hedayati, S.K. Saba, J. Conley, A.J. Gordon
Subst Abus

Background: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) established a patient-centered medical home model of care for Veterans experiencing homelessness called Homeless Patient Aligned Care Teams (HPACTs) to improve engagement with primary care and reduce utilization of hospital-based services.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

An overview of food insecurity coding in health care settings: Existing and emerging opportunities

S. DeSilvey, A. Ashbrook, R. Sheward, H. Hartline-Grafton, S. Ettinger de Cuba, L. Gottlieb
Hunger Vital Sign™ National Community of Practice

Despite the increase in interest and attention to food insecurity in health care settings, available health care terminology and codes to document food insecurity and related activities are both underutilized and under-developed.

Publication Year:

2018

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report