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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A Randomised Controlled Trial and Economic Evaluation of a Referrals Facilitator between Primary Care and the Voluntary Sector

C. Grant, T. Goodenough, I. Harvey, C. Hine

OBJECTIVES: To compare outcome and resource utilisation among patients referred to the Amalthea Project, a liaison organisation that facilitates contact between voluntary organisations and patients in primary care, with patients receiving routine general practitioner care.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Role of victims' services in improving intimate partner violence screening by trained maternal and child health-care providers--Boston, Massachusetts, 1994-1995

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

From 1992 to 1996, approximately 1 million incidents of nonfatal intimate partner violence (IPV) occurred each year in the United States; 85% of victims were women.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Identification and management of domestic violence: A randomized trial

R.S. Thompson, F.P. Rivara, D.C. Thompson, W.E. Barlow, N.K. Sugg, R.D. Maiuro, D.M. Rubanowice

Background: Diagnosis of domestic violence (DV) in primary care is low compared to its prevalence. Care for patients is deficient. Over a 1-year period, we tested the effectiveness of an intensive intervention to improve asking about DV, case finding, and management in primary care.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

The effects of clinical case management on hospital service use among ED frequent users

R.L. Okin, A. Boccellari, F. Azocar, M. Shumway, K. O'Brien, A. Gelb, M. Kohn, P. Harding, C. Wachsmuth

This study examined the impact of case management on hospital service use, hospital costs, homelessness, substance abuse, and psychosocial problems in frequent users of a public urban emergency department (ED). Subjects were 53 patients who used the ED five times or more in 12 months.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Prescribing books for immigrant children: A pilot study to promote emergent literacy among the children of Hispanic immigrants

L.M. Sanders, T.D. Gershon, L.C. Huffman, F.S. Mendoza

Objectives: To assess book-sharing activities within first-generation Hispanic immigrant families, and to assess the effect of pediatricians giving books to their patients.

Design: Survey.

Publication Year:

2000

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Other Experimental Design

Achieving health equity: how academic medicine is addressing the social determinants of health

Association of American Medical Colleges

The mission of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and of its member medical schools and teaching hospitals is to “improve the health of all.” This seemingly simple, five-word phrase underscores two issues of paramount importance to the patients and communities we serve: health...

Resource Type:

Issue Brief/Report