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January 2018 Research Round-Up

Jan 30, 2018
SIREN Staff
Below we highlight recent literature on screening for and/or addressing social needs in clinical settings. Find these and many more in our searchable Evidence Library . Using Community Partnerships to Integrate Health and Social Services for High-Need, High-Cost Patients R Amarashingham, B Xie, A...

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December 2017 Research Round-Up

Dec 20, 2017
SIREN Staff
Below we highlight recent literature on screening for and/or addressing social needs in clinical settings. Find these and many more in our searchable Evidence Library . Social Work’s Role in Medicaid Reform: A Qualitative Study Bachman, Wachman, Manning, et al. | American Journal of Public Health...

November 2017 Research Round-Up

Nov 19, 2017
SIREN Staff
Below are recent additions to our growing, searchable Evidence Library . Implementation and Impact of an Online Tool Used in Primary Care to Improve Access to Financial Benefits for Patients: A Study Protocol A. Aery, A. Rucchetto, A. Singer, et al. | BMJ Open This paper describes the study...

October 2017 Research Round-Up

Oct 20, 2017
SIREN Staff
Below are recent additions to our growing, searchable Evidence Library . Medicaid Coverage of Social Interventions: A Road Map for States D. Bachrach, J. Guyer, & A. Levin This issue brief is a practical guide for policymakers who want to know when and how states can use Medicaid to facilitate...

September 2017 Research Round-Up

Sep 21, 2017
SIREN Staff
See below for publications recently added to the SIREN Evidence Library . As always, if you are aware of resources you think should be added to the Evidence Library , please send them our way. Social Determinants of Health in Managed Care Payment Formulas A.S. Ash, E.O. Mick, R.P. Ellis, C.I. Kiefe...

NQFGo Convenes Panel of Experts on Social Determinants of Health: Measuring Food Insecurity and Housing Instability

Sep 19, 2017
NQF has convened a multi-stakeholder panel of experts to develop a measurement approach for assessing food insecurity and housing instability. The panel will review evidence of effective interventions, conceptual frameworks, and performance measures that can be used to measure outcomes related to...

August 2017 Research Round-Up

Aug 28, 2017
SIREN Staff
See below for publications recently added to the SIREN Evidence Library . As always, if you are aware of resources you think should be added to the Evidence Library , please send them our way! Simulations Test Impact of Education, Employment, and Income Improvements on Minority Patients with Mental...

Interview: Technical Assistance Provided to the Accountable Health Community Model Grantees

Aug 21, 2017
SIREN Staff
We interviewed Rishi Manchanda of Health Begins about the Technical Assistance being provided to the Accountable Health Community Model Grantees by HealthBegins, Mathematica Policy Research, the Center for Health Care Strategies, and Ascend IST. Learn more below: 1. What do you anticipate will be...

Advancing Interoperable Social Determinants of Health

Jul 28, 2017
SIREN Staff
On July 26th SIREN Managing Director Caroline Fichtenberg participated in a webinar on Advancing Interoperable Social Determinants of Health (SDH). Hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (HIT) as part of their webinar series Interoperability in Action,...

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Meeting 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Caroline Fichtenberg, PhD
Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health – Pittsburgh, PA The NACCHO meeting this year included several sessions about social needs interventions in clinical settings, including: Healthy Food Prescription Programs There were two sessions that included presentations about food prescription...

July 2017 Research Round-Up

Jul 19, 2017
See below for publications recently added to the SIREN Evidence Library . As always, if you are aware of resources you think should be added to the Evidence Library , please send them our way! Student Hotspotting: Teaching the Interprofessional Care of Complex Patients P. Bedoya, K. Neuhausen, A...