Other Tools

Below are guides, toolkits, and reports that provide recommendations and guidance about how to implement social needs screening and interventions in clinical settings. Additional information to inform implementation efforts, including peer-reviewed research articles, can also be found in our Evidence Library.

National Surveys Gauging Prevalence of Social Care-Related Activities in the Health Care Sector

2018
Yuri CartierMatt PantellEmilia De MarchisLaura Gottlieb
In 2018, SIREN researchers reviewed the findings from 23 different national surveys collected through September 2018 that included questions about health care-based social care assessment and intervention activities. We've developed a table divided into six sections reflecting the health care...

Compendium of Medical Terminology Codes for Social Risk Factors

2018
A. Arons, S. DeSilvey, C. Fichtenberg, & L. Gottlieb
This spreadsheet contains codes related to social risk factors that we extracted in a systematic search of four medical vocabularies ( LOINC, SNOMED CT, ICD-10-CM, and CPT). The spreadsheet is intended to help interested stakeholders (including from clinical and social service providers, measure...

Characteristics of Social Prescribing Statements by Professional Medical Associations

2018
G. GusoffC. FichtenbergL. Gottlieb
A table linking to professional medical association (PMA) clinical guidelines and policy statements that feature themes related to assessing for and/or addressing social risk/resilience in health care delivery settings. The statements were collected from 42 different PMAs, including the American...