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October 2022 Research Round-Up

 - SIREN Staff
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See below for new articles, reports, and opinions published since the last newsletter. As always all the articles in this round-up (and more!) can also be found in the SIREN Evidence and Resource Library.

Journal Articles

Awareness/Screening & Documentation Research

Social Needs Identified by Diagnostic Codes in Privately Insured U.S. Adults
Liss DT, Cherupally M, Kang RH, Aikman C, Cooper AJ, O'Brien MJ
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Social Risk Factor Documentation in Emergency Departments
Molina MF, Pantell MS, Gottlieb LM
Annals of Emergency Medicine

Assistance/Intervention Research

Food Interventions

Integrating Produce Prescriptions into the Healthcare System: Perspectives from Key Stakeholders
Auvinen A, Simock M, Moran A
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

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Farm to Families: Clinic-based Produce Provision to Address Food Insecurity During the Pandemic
Brown R, Reilly G, Patel F, Freedman C, Virudachalam S, Cullen D

Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives on the Implementation of a Clinic-Based Food Referral Program for Patients With Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Examination|
DePuccio MJ, Garner JA, Hefner JL, Coovert N, Clark A, Walker DM

Translational Behavioral Medicine

Produce Prescription Projects: Challenges, Solutions, and Emerging Best Practices - Perspectives From Health Care Providers
Stotz SA, Budd Nugent N, Ridberg R, et al.
Preventive Medicine Reports

Other Intervention Research

Early Childhood Referrals by HealthySteps and Community Health Workers
Germán M, Alonzo JK, Williams IM, et al.
Clinical Pediatrics

Discharge Navigator: Implementation and Cross-Sectional Evaluation of a Digital Decision Tool for Social Resources Upon Emergency Department Discharge
Grade M, Stark N, Emanuels D, et al.

Western Journal of Emergency Medicine

The Impact of Enhancing Self-Management Support for Diabetes in Community Health Centers Through Patient Engagement and Relationship Building: A Primary Care Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trial
Hessler D, Fisher L, Dickinson M, Dickinson P, Parra J, Potter MB

Translational Behavioral Medicine

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"We Are Not Taking a Backseat": Health Social Workers' Perspectives on COVID-19 Response and Recovery
Ross AM, Schneider S, Boskey E
Health & Social Work

"It Made Me Feel Like Things Are Starting to Change in Society:" A Qualitative Study to Foster Positive Patient Experiences During Phone-Based Social Needs Interventions
Steeves-Reece AL, Nicolaidis C, Richardson DM, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Reports, Tools & Toolkits

The Academic Medical-Legal Partnership: Training the Next Generation of Health & Legal Professionals to Work Together to Advance Health Justice
Girard VW, Perry DF, Kessler LP, Cannon Y, Bhatnagar P, Roth J
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance

A Patient-Centered Complex Care Research Agenda and Environmental Scan
Center for Health Care Strategies

Guide to Evidence for Health-Related Social Needs Interventions: 2022 Update and accompanying Blog
McCarthy D, Lewis C, Horstman C, Bryan A, Shah T
Commonwealth Fund

Advancing Health Equity: A Recommended Health Equity Framework for Accountability in Medicaid and accompanying Blog
Harrington R, Burke A, Hampton A.
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
This report recommends three quality measures related to social care.

Commentaries & Blogs

Community-Level Actions on the Social Determinants of Health: A Typology for Hospitals
Allen M, Brown E, Gottlieb LM, Fichtenberg C
Health Affairs Forefront

Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Now Is the Time
Bona K, Keating NL
Journal of the National Cancer Institute

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Addressing Transportation Insecurity Among Patients With Cancer
Graboyes EM, Chaiyachati KH, Sisto Gall J, et al.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute

To Improve Dual Eligibles’ Health, Create Targeted SDOH Funds and Increase Integration
Lynch CA, Murray MA
Health Affairs Forefront

Addressing Social Needs Through Medicare Advantage Plans’ Supplemental Benefits—A Potential Not Yet Realized
Meyers DJ, Tucher E, Thomas KS
JAMA Network Open

What else we’re reading this month

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Medical Debt and Subsequent Changes in Social Determinants of Health in the US
Himmelstein DU, Dickman SL, McCormick D, Bor DH, Gaffney A, Woolhandler S
JAMA Network Open

Tenant-Based Housing Voucher Programs: A Community Guide Systematic Review
Finnie RKC, Peng Y, Hahn RA, et al.
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Biden-Harris Administration National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health  – Released September 2022