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, view this help document or 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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The longitudinal relationship between food insecurity in older adults with diabetes and emergency department visits, hospitalizations, hemoglobin A1c, and medication adherence

E.B. Schroeder, C. Zenga, A.T. Sterrett, T.K. Kimpo, A.R. Paolino, J.F. Steiner
J Diabetes Complications

Aims: To examine the relationship between food insecurity and emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, A1c, and diabetes medication adherence over one year of follow-up among individuals >65years with diabetes mellitus.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Mechanisms associated with clinical improvement in interventions that address health-related social needs: A mixed-methods analysis

S.A. Berkowitz, A.C. Hulberg, H. Placzek, A. Dangora, J. Gomez, S. Standish, S.J. Atlas
Popul Health Manag

Linking individuals to community resources in order to help meet health-related social needs, such as food, medications, or transportation, may improve clinical outcomes. However, little is known about the mechanisms whereby such linkage interventions might improve health.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Interventions to prevent child maltreatment: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement

S.J. Curry, A.H. Krist, D.K. Owens, M.J. Barry, A.B. Caughey, K.W. Davidson, C.A. Doubeni, J.W. Epling Jr., D.C. Grossman, A.R. Kemper, M. Kubik, C.S. Landefeld, C.M. Mangione, M. Silverstein, M.A. Simon, C.W. Tseng, J.B. Wong
JAMA

Importance: In 2016, approximately 676000 children in the United States experienced maltreatment (abuse, neglect, or both), with 75% of these children experiencing neglect, 18% experiencing physical abuse, and 8% experiencing sexual abuse.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Facilitators and barriers of sociodemographic data collection in Canadian health care settings: A multisite case study evaluation

H. Williams-Roberts, C. Neudorf, S. Abonyi, J. Cushon, N. Muhajarine
Int J Equity Health

Background: Despite growing awareness of the importance of social determinants of health, research remains limited about the implementation of sociodemographic data collection in Canadian health care settings.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Novel educational program improves readiness to manage intimate partner violence within the fracture clinic: A pretest-posttest study

EDUCATE Investigators
CMAJ Open

Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is prevalent among female patients at fracture clinics; however, previous research suggests health care providers (HCPs) are unprepared to identify victims and provide appropriate support.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Driving a cross-agency focus on equity and access: Indiana’s Office of Healthy Opportunities

L. Martin
Center for Health Care Strategies

States across the country increasingly recognize the value of addressing social determinants of health — such as housing, transportation, food, and employment — as a means to improve population health, advance health equity, and reduce health care spending.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Incorporating social determinants of health in electronic health records: A qualitative study of perspectives on current practices among top vendors

M. Freij, P. Dullabh, L. Hovey, J. Leonard, A. Card, R. Dhopeshwarkar
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Policy

Background: Social determinants of health (SDH) are increasingly seen as important to understanding patient health and identifying appropriate interventions to improve health outcomes, in what is a complex interplay between health system, community, and individual level factors.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

A screening tool to detect childhood abuse in clinical settings

A. Shakil, P.G. Day, J. Chu, S.B. Woods, K. Bridges
Fam Med

Background and Objectives: Though child abuse is prevalent and detrimental, health care providers fail to screen for abuse at sufficient rates to detect or preempt events. Current child abuse screening tools lack brevity and usefulness in clinical settings.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effects of a community-based care management model for super-utilizers

P. Sevak, C.N. Stepanczuk, K. W. V. Bradley, T. Day, G. Peterson, B. Gilman, L. Blue, K. Kranker, K. Stewart, L. Moreno
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial plans have all explored ways to improve outcomes for patients with high costs and complex medical and social needs.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Emergency departments as the health safety nets of society: A descriptive and multicenter analysis of social worker support in the emergency room

S. Selby, D. Wang, E. Murray, E. Lang
Cureus

Introduction: Social Work (SW) referrals made in the emergency department (ED) highlight the weaknesses in the existing support system for vulnerable and disadvantaged patients. SW personnel play a pivotal role in some EDs but are not integrated into the team in several jurisdictions.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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