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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Addressing the social needs of hypertensive patients: The role of patient-provider communication as a predictor of medication adherence

A. Schoenthaler, G.J. Knafl, K. Fiscella, G. Ogedegbe
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

Background: Poor medication adherence is a pervasive problem in patients with hypertension.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Measures of SES for electronic health record-based research

J.A. Casey, J. Pollak, M.M. Glymour, E.R. Mayeda, A.G. Hirsch, B.S. Schwartz
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Although infrequently recorded in electronic health records (EHRs), measures of SES are essential to describe health inequalities and account for confounding in epidemiologic research.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Development of a screening tool enabling identification of infants and toddlers at risk of family abuse and neglect: A feasibility study from three south European countries

L. Ezpeleta, R. Perez-Robles, K.A. Fanti, V. Karveli, E. Katsimicha, G. Nikolaidis, M.Z. Hadjicharalambous, K. Hatzinikolaou
Child Care Health Dev

Background: Child abuse is a health and social problem, and few screening instruments are available for the detection of risk in primary health care.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Disclosing gender-based violence during health care visits: A patient-centered approach

J.R. Williams, R.M. Gonzalez-Guarda, V. Halstead, J. Martinez, L. Joseph
J Interpers Violence

The purpose of this study was to better understand victims' perspectives regarding decisions to disclose gender-based violence, namely, intimate partner violence (IPV) and human trafficking, to health care providers and what outcomes matter to them when discussing these issues with their...

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Qualitative

Addressing the social determinants of health through Medicaid Managed Care

D. Machledt
The Commonwealth Fund

Issue: With its emphasis on coordinated care and prevention, managed care should be tailor-made to tackle social determinants of health.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

ED-based care coordination reduces costs for frequent ED users

M.P. Lin, B.B. Blanchfield, R.M. Kakoza, V. Vaidya, C. Price, J.S. Goldner, M. Higgins, E. Lessenich, K. Laskowski, J.D. Schuur
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: We evaluated a pilot quality improvement intervention implemented in an urban academic medical center emergency department (ED) to improve care coordination and reduce ED visits and hospitalizations among frequent ED users.

Study Design: Randomized controlled trial.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

The inherent fallibility of validated screening tools for social determinants of health

A. Garg, R.C. Sheldrick , P.H. Dworkin
Acad Pediatr

Addressing the social and living circumstances of children and families has been a central tenet of pediatrics since its inception.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Commentary

Addressing social factors in the health care safety net

L. Smith, P. Sion, A. Stevenson, P. Kasen, N. Harstad
California Health Care Foundation

Spurred on by reforms included in the Affordable Care Act and other national trends, California is fundamentally transforming how it pays for the care of patients in Medi-Cal, its state Medicaid program.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Social determinants of health series: Transportation and the role of hospitals

Health Research & Educational Trust

This guide explains the link between transportation and health and discusses the role of hospitals and health systems in addressing transportation issues, improving access and helping design and support better transportation options.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Addressing population health: Integrators in the Accountable Health Communities Model

A. Billioux, P.H. Conway, D.E. Alley
JAMA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center tests payment and service delivery models designed to reduce costs and improve quality of care in the Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance programs.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Commentary