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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Incorporating patients' social determinants of health into hypertension and depression care: A pilot randomized controlled trial

H.F. McClintock, H.R. Bogner
Community Ment Health J

The objective of this study was to carry out a randomized controlled pilot trial to test the effectiveness of an integrated intervention for hypertension and depression incorporating patients' social determinants of health (enhanced intervention) versus an integrated intervention alone (basic...

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

National Academy of Medicine social and behavioral measures: Associations with self-reported health

A.A. Prather, L.M. Gottlieb, N.B. Giuse, T.Y. Koonce, S.V. Kusnoor, W.W. Stead, N.E. Adler
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Social and behavioral factors play important roles in physical and mental health; however, they are not routinely assessed in the healthcare system.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Food insecurity screening in pediatric primary care: Can offering referrals help identify families in need?

C.J. Bottino, E.T. Rhodes, J.E. Cox, E.W. Fleegler
Acad Pediatr

Objective: To describe a clinical approach for food insecurity screening incorporating a menu offering food-assistance referrals, and to examine relationships between food insecurity and referral selection.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Feasibility and acceptability of a colocated homeless-tailored primary care clinic and emergency department

S. Gabrielian, J.C. Chen, P. Minhaj, R. Manchanda, L. Altman, E. Koosis, L. Gelberg
J Prim Care Community Health

Objectives: Homeless adults have low primary care engagement and high emergency department (ED) utilization. Homeless-tailored, patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) decrease this population's acute care use.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Exploring food insecurity screening and referral practices of pediatric providers in metropolitan Washington, DC

K. Essel, M.P. Burke, M. Weissman, W. Dietz
The FASEB Journal

Objectives: In 2015, 16.6% of households with children were food insecure in the United States (US). Given that most children in the US routinely see a pediatrician, it is important to understand how pediatric providers screen and treat food insecurity in their practice.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Hospital readmission and social risk factors identified from physician notes

A.S. Navathe, F. Zhong, V.J. Lei, F.Y. Chang, M. Sordo, M. Topaz, S.B. Navathe, R.A. Rocha, L. Zhou
Health Serv Res

Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of seven social factors using physician notes as compared to claims and structured electronic health records (EHRs) data and the resulting association with 30-day readmissions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

A roadmap of Medicaid prevention pathways

D.I. Chang, J. Bonney, A. Steinberg, L. Gilmore
The Nemours Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded Nemours a one-year grant to explore and promote the use of existing Medicaid authority to support prevention.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Interprofessional medical-legal education of medical students: Assessing the benefits for addressing social determinants of health

R. Pettignano, L. Bliss, S. McLaren, S. Caley
Acad Med

Problem: Screening tools exist to help identify patient issues related to social determinants of health (SDH), but solutions to many of these problems remain elusive to health care providers as they require legal solutions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Introducing the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network

L. Gottlieb, C. Fichtenberg, N. Adler
SIREN

A substantial literature has established that social factors play an important role in determining health outcomes.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report

Something new in the air: Paying for community-based environmental approaches to asthma prevention and control

M.M. Tschudy, J. Sharfstein, E. Matsui, C.S. Barnes, S. Chacker, R. Codina, J.R. Cohn, M. Sandel, H.J. Wedner
J Allergy Clin Immunol

Despite the recommendation in national asthma guidelines to target indoor environmental exposures, most insurers generally have not covered the outreach, education, environmental assessments, or durable goods integral to home environmental interventions.

Publication Year:

2017

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Review