Keyword: Primary care

Background: Early detection and management of poverty-related disorders is a recommended pediatric practice; however, little is known about variations of practice between pediatric primary care physicians and subspecialists.

Keywords: Primary care
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Implementation of targeted screening for poverty in a large primary care team in Toronto, Canada: a feasibility study

K. Wintemute, M. Noor, A. Bhatt, G. Bloch, S. Arackal, S. Kalia, B. Aliarzadeh, S. La Tona, J. Lo, A.D. Pinto, M. Greiver
BMC Fam Pract

Background: Poverty has a significant influence on health. Efforts to optimize income and reduce poverty could make a difference to the lives of patients and their families.

Keywords: Primary care, Non-U.S.
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Should we screen for poverty in primary care?

D.P. Gopal, S. Beardon, M. Caraher, C. Woodhead, S.J. Taylor
Br J Gen Pract

This pandemic oversees the worst economic decline for almost 300 years,1 which will widen existing health inequalities.2 This has resulted in rising poverty levels and increasing numbers of people claiming state benefits, with probable knock-on effect

Keywords: Primary care
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Commentaries & Blogs

Scaling-up social needs screening in practice: A retrospective, cross-sectional analysis of data from electronic health records from Bronx county, New York, USA

K.P Fiori, C.G. Heller, A. Flattau, N.R Harris-Hollingsworth, A. Parsons, M.L. Rinke, E. Chambers, S. Hodgson, T. Chodon, A.D. Racine
BMJ Open

Objectives: There has been renewed focus on health systems integrating social care to improve health outcomes with relatively less related research focusing on ‘real-world’ practice.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

A feasibility study of primary care liaisons: Linking older adults to community resources

A.M. Boll, M. R. Ensey, K.A. Bennett, M.P. O'Leary, B.M. Wise-Swanson, A.M. Verrall, M.V. Vitiello, B.B. Cochrane, E.A. Phelan
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Programs and services available through the aging services network can help community-dwelling older adults to age in place but are often not discussed in routine primary care.

Keywords: Primary care
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: A qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework

C. Drake, H. Batchelder, T. Lian, M. Cannady, M. Weinberger, H. Eisenson, E. Esmaili, A. Lewinski, L.L. Zullig, A. Haley, D. Edelman, C.M. Shea
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Screening in primary care for unmet individual social needs (e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, unemployment, social isolation) is critical to addressing their deleterious effects on patients’ health outcomes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: a qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework

C. Drake, H. Batchelder, T. Lian, M. Cannady, M. Weinberger, H. Eisenson, E. Esmaili, A. Lewinski, L.l. Zullig, A. Haley, D. Edelman, C.M. Shea
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Screening in primary care for unmet individual social needs (e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, unemployment, social isolation) is critical to addressing their deleterious effects on patients' health outcomes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research