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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Integrating psychosocial risk factors into ongoing care: How to identify patient needs and tailor care planning to optimize outcomes

Advisory Board

Provider organizations, payers, and policymakers recognize that health care delivery is incomplete without addressing patients’ psychosocial needs, such as mental health, housing, and transportation challenges.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Evaluation of a tool to measure pharmacists' readiness to manage intimate partner violence

M. Barnard, D. West-Strum, Y. Yang, E. Holmes
Pharmacy

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health problem that demands a comprehensive health care response. Provider education and training is needed for the entire health care team, including pharmacists, to competently care for IPV-impacted patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Loneliness in Chinese older adults in primary care: Prevalence and correlates.

B.L. Zhong, X.J. Liu, W.C. Chen, H.F. Chiu, Y. Conwell
Psychogeriatrics

Background: Loneliness is a significant public health concern among older adults (OA) given its association with a wide range of adverse health outcomes. Primary care is an opportune setting to manage loneliness.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Feasibility of systematic poverty screening in a pediatric oncology referral center

D.J. Zheng, D. Shyr, C. Ma, A.C. Muriel, J. Wolfe, K. Bona
Pediatr Blood Cancer

Background: Based on the strong link between poverty and child health outcomes, both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and national pediatric oncology associations have advocated for routine clinical poverty screening.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Disparities in utilization of social determinants of health referrals among children in immigrant families

O.T. Uwemedimo, H. May
Front Pediatr

Objective: Children in immigrant families (CIF) are at elevated risk of experiencing adverse social determinants of health (SDH), particularly material hardship, which contribute to disparate health outcomes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Comprehensive diabetes self-management support from food banks: A randomized controlled trial

H.K. Seligman, M. Smith, S. Rosenmoss, M.B. Marshall, E. Waxman
Am J Public Health

Objectives: To determine whether food bank provision of self-management support and diabetes-appropriate food improves glycemic control among clients with diabetes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Medical-legal partnership in Western North Carolina: Addressing social determinants of health through team-based care

A.S. Salter, G.T. Anderson, J. Gettinger, S. Stigleman
N C Med J

Having an attorney on a health care team helps address patients' social determinants of health. Through a medical-legal partnership, Pisgah Legal Services provides an attorney embedded within the Mountain Area Health Education Center clinical practices.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Nine lessons for leaders of health and human services integration initiatives (and for the grantmakers that want them to succeed)

M. Udow-Phillips, K. O'Grady, P. Meadows
Health Affairs Blog

Collectively addressing the environmental and social factors that influence health, a process known as health and human services integration, is not a new concept in the United States, but our understanding of the value of integration is far ahead of our implementation of integration.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Opportunistic domestic violence screening for pregnant and post-partum women by community based health care providers

R. O'Reilly, K. Peters
BMC Womens Health

Background: Domestic violence against women is a global endemic that can commence or escalate during pregnancy and continue postpartum. Pregnant and postpartum women generally access health care providers more at this time than at any other time in their lives.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Documentation of social determinants in electronic health records with and without standardized terminologies: A comparative study

K.A. Monsen, J.M. Rudenick, N. Kapinos, K. Warmbold, S.K. McMahon, E.N. Schorr
Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

Background: Electronic health records (EHRs) are a promising new source of population health data that may improve health outcomes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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