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May 2022 Research Round-Up

 - SIREN Staff
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Articles in the round-up (and more!) can be found in the SIREN Evidence and Resource Library.

Systematic Reviews

Effect of Interventions for Non-Emergent Medical Transportation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 
Shekelle PG, Begashaw MM, Miake-Lye IM, Booth M, Myers B, & Renda A.
BMC Public Health

A Systematic Literature Review of Health Center Efforts to Address Social Determinants of Health
Pourat N, Lu C, Huerta DM, Hair BY, Hoang H, & Sripipatana A.
Medical Care Research and Review

Screening and Social Prescribing in Healthcare and Social Services to Address Housing Issues Among Children and Families: A Systematic Review
Anderst A, Hunter K, Andersen M, et al.
BMJ Open

Awareness/Screening Research

Social Needs Screening During Pediatric Emergency Department Visits: Disparities in Unmet Social Needs
Tedford NJ, Keating EM, Ou Z, Holsti M, Wallace AS, & Robison J.
Academic Pediatrics

This article examines disparities in the prevalence of unmet needs based on language preference.

Whole Child Well-Child Visits: Implementing ACEs and SDOH Screenings in Primary Care
Yaun JA, Rogers LW, Marshall A, McCullers JA, & Madubuonwu S.
Clinical Pediatrics

Procurement and Use of Social Determinants of Health Data Among Key Health Care Stakeholders
Heidari E, Brown C, Johnsrud M, et al.
Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy

Using Natural Language Processing to Examine Social Determinants of Health in Prehospital Pediatric Encounters and Associations with EMS Transport Decisions
Lowery B, D'Acunto S, Crowe RP, & Fishe JN.
Prehospital Emergency Care

Social Care Intervention Research

Impact on Health Care Utilization and Costs of a Medicaid Community Health Worker Program in Detroit, 2018-2020: A Randomized Program Evaluation
Heisler M, Lapidos A, Kieffer E, et al.
American Journal of Public Health

Clinical Integration of Community Health Workers to Reduce Health Inequities in Overburdened and Under-Resourced Populations
Ignoffo S, Margellos-Anast H, Banks M, Morris R, & Jay K.
Population Health Management

Impact of Enhanced Food Pantry Services on Food Security Among Adults with Diabetes Using a Crossover Study Design
Seligman HK, Levi R, Ridberg R, Smith M, Hills N, & Waxman E.
Current Developments in Nutrition

Improving Health Outcomes in Vulnerable Populations: The Medical-Legal Partnership‚ Colorado's Experience
Sauaia A, Santos G, Scanlon M, Farley T, & Dean P.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

Legal Relief for Children in Immigrant Families: A Mixed-Methods Study
Wichelt N, Torres K, de la Vega G, Linton JM, & Montez K.
International Journal of Environmental Research in Public Health

Understanding Caregiver Perspective on Social Determinants of Health Interventions in Pediatric Primary Care
Corey JR, Courts KA, Anshu P, Cushwa A, & Kersten HB.
Population Health Management

The Pharmacist as a Public Health Resource: Expanding Telepharmacy Services to Address Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Livet M, Levitt JM, Lee A, & Easter J.
Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy

Conceptual Analyses and Frameworks    

What Does the Literature Mean by Social Prescribing? A Critical Review Using Discourse Analysis
Calderón-Larrañaga S, Greenhalgh T, Finer S, & Clinch M.
Sociology of Health & Illness

Perpetuating Commodification of Suffering: How Social Determinants of Health Framing Prolongs Historical Racial Inequities
Presumey-Leblanc G, & Sandel M.
Women’s Health Reports

This article highlights how current social care approaches may perpetuate historical trauma.

A Framework for Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address Childhood Adversity and Improve Life Course Health
Liu PY, Beck AF, Lindau ST, et al.
Pediatrics

Policy Resources

Social Determinants of Health Data Issue Brief
Humana

This brief provides a helpful overview of federal and state policy efforts related to social risks and needs.

What else we’re reading this month

Food Insecurity and Delayed or Forgone Medical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Bertoldo J, Wolfson JA, Sundermeir SM, et al.
American Journal of Public Health