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, 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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Implementing social determinants of health interventions in Medicaid managed care: How to leverage existing authorities and shift to value-based purchasing

T. McGinnis, D. Crumley, D. Chang
AcademyHealth & Nemours Children’s Health Systems

In 2017, Nemours Children’s Health System contracted with the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) to work with the PacificSource Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), a regional Medicaid payer operating as the sole managed care organization in a rural area in Oregon, to...

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

A community health worker-led rotation to train medical students in the social determinants of health

S. Kangovi, T. Carter, R.A. Smith, H.M. DeLisser
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Medical students often lack training in understanding and addressing the social determinants that shape the health of high-risk populations.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Case Study

Roles and functions of community health workers in primary care

A.L. Hartzler, L. Tuzzio, C. Hsu, E.H. Wagner
Ann Fam Med

Community health workers have potential to enhance primary care access and quality, but remain underutilized. To provide guidance on their integration, we characterized roles and functions of community health workers in primary care through a literature review and synthesis.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Implementation of a comprehensive program to improve child physical abuse screening and detection in the emergency department

S.M. Carson
J Emerg Nurs

Introduction: Children often present to the emergency department for treatment of abuse-related injuries. ED providers-including emergency nurses-do not consistently screen children for abuse, which may allow abuse to go undetected and increases the risk for reinjury and death.

2018

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Promoting better health beyond health care: State-level multi-sector actions for addressing the social, economic, and environmental factors that impact health

A. Beers, A. Spencer, K. Moses, A. Hamblin, Center for Health Care Strategies
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

While access to health coverage and services plays a significant factor in determining health outcomes, state policymakers increasingly recognize that health outcomes are equally influenced by other sectors, such as agriculture, education, transportation, among others.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Perspectives from the society for pediatric research: Interventions targeting social needs in pediatric clinical care

A.F. Beck, A.J. Cohen, J.D. Colvin, C.M. Fichtenberg, E.W. Fleegler, A. Garg, L.M. Gottlieb, M.S. Pantell, M.T. Sandel, A. Schickedanz, R.S. Kahn
Pediatr Res

The social determinants of health (SDoH) are defined by the World Health Organization as the "conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age." Within pediatrics, studies have highlighted links between these underlying social, economic, and environmental conditions, and a range...

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Medical respite for people experiencing homelessness: Financial impacts with alternative levels of Medicaid coverage

D. Shetler, D.S. Shepard
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Medical respite (MR) programs provide medical care, social services, and a safe place to recuperate for people experiencing homelessness after hospital discharge. We examined the financial impact of MR on hospitals and insurers in states with varying Medicaid coverage.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Addressing the social determinants of mental health: If not now, when? If not us, who?

R.S. Shim, M.T. Compton
Psychiatr Serv

In public health, recognition of the importance of the social determinants of health has led to significant shifts in practice and research.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Social determinants matter, but who is responsible?

L. Winfield, K. DeSalvo, D. Muhlestein
Leavitt Partners

The health impacts of the environments in which we live—our social determinants of health—are well documented. Clinical care accounts for only about 20 percent of health, while behaviors, physical environment, and social and economic factors determine the rest.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Beyond health care: The role of social determinants in promoting health and health equity

S. Artiga, E. Hinton
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to improve health in the U.S. have traditionally looked to the health care system as the key driver of health and health outcomes.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

CSV