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July/August 2022 Research Round-Up

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July/August 2022 Research Round Up

Journal Articles


The Adoption of Social Determinants of Health Documentation in Clinical Settings
Kepper MM, Walsh-Bailey C, Prusaczyk B, Zhao M, Herrick C, & Foraker R
Health Services Research

happy meterThe Whole PERSON Health Score: A Patient-Focused Tool to Measure Nonmedical Determinants of Health
Khurana D, Leung G, Sasaninia B, Tran D, Khan M, & Firek A
NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery

Addressing Social Needs in the Clinical Setting: Description of Needs Identified in a Quality Improvement Pilot Across 3 Community Hospital Service Areas
Khatib R, Li Y, Glowacki N, & Siddiqi A
Population Health Management

Associations Between Different Self-reported Social Risks and Neighborhood-level Resources in Medicaid Patients
Miller-Rosales C, McCloskey J, Uratsu CS, Ralston JD, Bayliss EA, & Grant RW
Medical Care

The Utility of the Brokamp Area Deprivation Index as a Prescreen for Social Risk in Primary Care
Nguyen C, Popescu F, Sommer EC, Adams L, & Barkin S
Journal of Pediatrics

Association of Patient and System-Level Factors With Social Determinants of Health Screening
Savitz ST, Nyman MA, Kaduk A, Loftus C, Phelan S, & Barry BA
Medical Care

Clustering of Social Determinants of Health Among Patients
Schiltz NK, Chagin K, & Sehgal AR
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Development of PRAPARE social determinants of health clusters and correlation with diabetes and hypertension outcomes
Wan W, Li V, Chin MH, 
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Understanding Social Care Need Through Primary Care Big Data: A Rapid Scoping Review
Simpson G, Mutindi Kaluvu L, Stokes J, et al.

Patient Perspectives on Screening and Accessing Resources

Understanding Patients’ Interest in Healthcare-Based Social Assistance Programs
Fichtenberg CM, De Marchis EH, & Gottlieb LM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Barriers to Patients’ Acceptance of Social Care Interventions in Clinic Settings
Pfeiffer EJ, De Paula CL, Flores WO, & Lavallee AJ
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Screening families in primary care for social and economic needs: patients’ urgency and activation for social care navigation
Ronis SD, Masotya M, Birkby GM, & Stange KC
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

produce market with a close up of produceFacilitators and Barriers to Patient Attendance at a Free Health Center Produce Market
Zack RM, Rodríguez Bronico JV, Babbin M, et al.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

From Screening to the Receipt of Services: A Qualitative Examination
Schoenthaler AM, Gallager RP, Kaplan SA, & Hopkins KA
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Motivators, Barriers, and Preferences to Engagement With Offered Social Care Assistance Among People With Diabetes: A Mixed Methods Study
Cohen AJ, Isaacson N, Torby M, Smith A, Zhang G, & Patel MR
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

IMAGINE: A Trial of Messaging Strategies for Social Needs Screening and Referral
Nederveld AL, Duarte KF, Rice JD, Richie A, & Broaddus-Shea ET
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Patient Preferences for Discussing and Acting on Health-Related Needs in Primary Care
O'Loughlin K, Shadowen HM, Haley AD, et al.
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Parent Perspectives on Screening for Social Needs During Pediatric Hospitalizations
Leary JC, Rijhwani L, Bettez NM, et al.
Hospital Pediatrics

"Why Do They Want To Know?": A Qualitative Assessment Of Caregiver Perspectives On Social Drivers Of Health Screening In Pediatric Primary Care
Penumalee L, Lambert JO, Gonzalez M, et al.
Academic Pediatrics

Patient Barriers to Accessing Referred Resources for Unmet Social Needs
Sandhu S, Lian T, Smeltz L, Drake C, Eisenson H, & Bettger JP
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine


doctor shows patient an ipad screenEffect of Social Needs Case Management on Hospital Use Among Adult Medicaid Beneficiaries: A Randomized Study
Brown DM, Hernandez EA, Levin S, et al.
Annals of Internal Medicine

A Realist Evaluation Analysis of a Novel Multi-Faceted Inpatient Patient Navigation Program
Chisholm H, Kershaw T, Sotelo Guerra L, Bocek K, Garcia Y, & Lion KC
Academic Pediatrics

Nonmedical Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence, Actionable Strategies, and Policy Opportunities
Egede LE, Walker RJ, Linde S, et al.
Health Affairs

Association of Shelter-in-Place Hotels With Health Services Use Among People Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Fleming MD, Evans JL, Graham-Squire D, et al.
JAMA Network Open

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Insecurity in Northern New England Primary and Prenatal Care Settings
Hatchell KE, Canavan CR, D'Cruze T, et al.
Journal of Primary Care and Community Health

The Effect of the Ambulatory Integration of the Medical and Social (AIMS) Model on Health Risk and Depression
Rizzo VM, Rowe JM, Han W, et al.
Social Work in Health Care

Effectiveness of Social Needs Screening and Interventions in Clinical Settings on Utilization, Cost, and Clinical Outcomes: A Systematic Review
Yan AF, Chen Z, Wang Y, et al.
Health Equity

Social Prescribing

Effectiveness and Active Ingredients of Social Prescribing Interventions Targeting Mental Health: A Systematic Review
Cooper M, Avery L, Scott J, et al.
BMJ Open

Social Prescribing: Exploring General Practitioners' and Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of, and Engagement with, the NHS Model
Moore C, Unwin P, Evans N, & Howie F
Health and Social Care in the Community

More than Signposting: Findings From an Evaluation of a Social Prescribing Service
White C, Bell J, Reid M, & Dyson J
Health and Social Care in the Community

Adjusting Clinical Care

EHR graphic"It's a Mess Sometimes": Patient Perspectives on Provider Responses to Healthcare Costs, and How Informatics Interventions Can Help Support Cost-Sensitive Care Decisions
Richards OK, Iott BE, Toscos TR, Pater JA, Wagner SR, & Veinot TC
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Risk Adjustment

Adjusting for Patient Economic/Access Issues in a Hypertension Quality Measure
Donovan J, Cottrell EK, Hoopes M, et al.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Impact of Social Needs in Electronic Health Records and Claims on Health Care Utilization and Costs Risk-Adjustment Models Within Medicaid Population
Pandya CJ, Hatef E, Wu J, Richards T, Weiner JP, Kharrazi H
Population Health Management

SDH in Medical Education

Implementing a Social Determinants of Health Curriculum in Undergraduate Medical Education: A Qualitative Analysis of Faculty Experience
Bann M, Larimore S, Wheeler J, & Olsen LD
Academic Medicine

Virtual Reality Simulated Learning Environments: A Strategy to Teach Interprofessional Students About Social Determinants of Health
Buitron de la Vega P, Dimitri N, Araujo Brinkerhoff C, 
Academic Medicine

Assessment and Evaluation in Social Determinants of Health Education: A National Survey of US Medical Schools and Physician Assistant Programs
Campbell M, Liveris M, Caruso Brown AE, et al.
Journal of General Internal Medicine

A Lasting Impact? Exploring the Immediate and Longitudinal Impact of an Emergency Department Service Learning Help Desk Program
Cohen AS, Hu S, Bellon M, Wang NE, Sebok-Syer SS
AEM Education and Training

Leveraging E-Learning and Community Assets to "TEACH" Residents to Address Child Poverty
Falusi OO, Weisz J, Clarence I, et al.
Academic Pediatrics

Development of a Cultural Competency Curriculum
Offei-Dua V, Morris J, Mohammad A, Jones K, & Ross W
Journal of the National Medical Association

Planetary Health Benefits from Strengthening Health Workforce Education on the Social Determinants of Health
Valentine N, Ajuebor O, Fisher J, Bodenmann P, Baum F, & Rasanathan K
Health Promotion International

Reports & Issue Briefs

How the CMS Innovation Center’s Payment and Delivery Reform Models Seek to Address the Drivers of Health
Horstman C, Bryan A, & Lewis C
Commonwealth Fund

Building the Data Capacity for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: The 2021 Annual Report
Dullabh P, Dhopeshwarkar R, Hovey L, et al.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Key focus areas of this annual report include SDH and health equity.

Tennessee Medicaid’s Health Starts Provider Partnerships
Wise NE, Campbell K
Milbank Memorial Fund

Commentaries & Blogs

SGIM logoSociety of General Internal Medicine Position Statement on Social Risk and Equity in Medicare's Mandatory Value-Based Payment Programs
Chen A, Ghosh A, Gwynn KB, et al.
Journal of General Internal Medicine

Could Health Plan Co-Opetition Boost Action on Social Determinants?
Butler SM & Nichols LM
American Journal of Public Health

Health Care Is Confronting the Social Determinants of Health
Francis D
NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery

The Role of Health Care Systems in Bolstering the Social Safety Net to Address Health Inequities in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hamad R & Galea S

AHC logoLessons From Five Years of the CMS Accountable Health Communities Model
Johnson KA, Barolin N, Ogbue C, & Verlander K
Health Affairs Forefront

Medicalization of Poverty: A Call to Action for America's Healthcare Workforce
Jones DD
Family Medicine and Community Health

Accelerating Integration of Social Needs Into Mainstream Healthcare to Achieve Health Equity in the COVID-19 Era
Kulkarni A, Davey-Rothwell M, & Mossialos E
Health Economics, Policy, and Law

A Hospital Social Needs Index Would Help Hospitals Collaborate to Address Social Needs and Health Equity
Senathirajah M, Dankwa-Mullan I, Pickens G, Benevent R, & Spurlock B
Health Affairs Forefront

Reducing Child Food Insecurity After COVID-19: Policy Innovations and Cross-Sector Partnerships
Suarez L & Cholera R
Health Affairs Forefront

Caring for Diverse and High-Risk Patients: Surgeon, Health System, and Patient Integration
Suleiman LI, Tucker K, Ihekweazu U, Huddleston JI, & Cohen-Rosenblum AR
Journal of Arthroplasty

POINT: Is Considering Social Determinants of Health Ethically Permissible for Fair Allocation of Critical Care Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Yes
White DB, Lo B, & Peek ME

COUNTERPOINT: Is Considering Social Determinants of Health Ethically Permissible for Fair Allocation of Critical Care Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic? No
Hick JL & Hanfling D

Other things we’re reading this month

The Presence 5 for Racial Justice Framework for Anti-Racist Communication with Black Patients
Brown-Johnson C, Cox J, Shankar M, et al.
Health Services Research

The REPAIR Project: A Prospectus for Change Toward Racial Justice in Medical Education and Health Sciences Research
REPAIR Project Steering Committee
Academic Medicine

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