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 social determinants of suicide in the military

K. Russell, C. Hunter, W.H. Shrank
Health Affairs Blog

The rate of suicide in the military has attracted national attention recently. Reports released in late 2019 from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veteran Affairs show that military suicides are at an all-time high.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Creating value for communities: Los Angeles County's investment in Housing for Health

R. Gupta, M. Ghaly, C. Todoroff, S. Wali
Healthc

With U.S. healthcare expenditures leading and social service spending trailing other developed nations, patients, caregivers, and employers are insisting on improved value in health and healthcare for communities.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Z codes utilization among Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries in 2017

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health

Social determinants of health (SDOH) refer to the conditions of an individual’s living, learning, and working environments that affect one’s health risks and outcomes SDOH are now widely recognized as important predictors in clinical care and positive conditions are associated with improved...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Screening for social determinants of health in free and charitable clinics in North Carolina

D. Palakshappa, M. Scheerer, C.T. Semelka, K.L. Foley
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Free and charitable clinics care for patients at risk of unmet social needs, but limited research is available describing what these clinics do to address social determinants of health (SDH).

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

A mixed-methods evaluation of a novel food pantry in a pediatric primary care center

E. Hickey, M. Phan, A.F. Beck, M.C. Burkhardt, M.D. Klein
Clin Pediatr

Evidence suggests that management of food insecurity in primary care may enhance preventive care delivery. This study assessed the impact of a food pantry in a pediatric primary care center over 22 months.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Quantifying health systems’ investment in social determinants of health, by sector, 2017–19

L.I. Horwitz, C. Chang, H.N. Arcilla, J.R. Knickman
Health Aff

The past decade has seen a growing recognition of the importance of social determinants of health for health outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

The need to incorporate additional patient information into risk adjustment for medicare beneficiaries

K.J. Johnston, J.P.W. Bynum, K.E. Joynt Maddox
JAMA

Equitable reimbursement for clinicians, health care facilities, and health plans who serve Medicare beneficiaries with widely varying health risks and medical needs is crucial.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Evidence-based community health worker program addresses unmet social needs and generates positive return on investment

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, D. Grande, J.A. Long, D.A. Asch
Health Affairs

Interventions that address socioeconomic determinants of health are receiving considerable attention from policy makers and health care executives. The interest is fueled in part by expected returns on investment.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Upstream with a small paddle: How ACOs are working against the current to meet patients' social needs

G.F. Murray, H.P. Rodriguez, V.A. Lewis
Health Affairs

Despite interest in addressing social determinants of health to improve patient outcomes, little progress has been made in integrating social services with medical care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Impact of transportation interventions on health care outcomes: A systematic review

E.M. Solomon, H. Wing, J.F. Steiner, L.M. Gottlieb
Med Care

Introduction: Lack of reliable transportation can be a barrier to keeping appointments or accessing other health care services. Increasingly, insurers and health care delivery systems subsidize transportation services for patients.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review
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