Keyword: Inpatient

Targeted clinical interventions for reducing pediatric readmissions

K. Pugh, D. Granger, J. Lusk, W. Feaster, M. Weiss, D. Wright, L. Ehwerhemuepha
Hosp Pediatr

Background: In this interventional study, we addressed the selection and application of clinical interventions on pediatric patients identified as at risk by a predictive model for readmissions.

Keywords: Inpatient
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Documentation and review of social determinants of health data in the EHR: measures and associated insights

M. Wang, M.S. Pantell, L.M. Gottlieb, J. Adler-Milstein
J Am Med Inform Assoc

Objective: Electronic Health Records (EHRs) increasingly include designated fields to capture social determinants of health (SDOH). We developed measures to characterize their use, and use of other SDOH data types, to optimize SDOH data integration.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Background: Community health worker (CHW) programs take many forms and have been shown to be effective in improving health in several contexts. The extent to which they reduce unnecessary care is not firmly established.

Publication year
2020
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Financial support to Medicaid-eligible mothers increases caregiving for preterm infant

K.G. Andrews, M.W. Martin, E. Shenberger, S. Pereira, G. Fink, M. McConnell
Matern Child Health J

Objectives: To assess the impact of financial support on maternal caregiving activities for preterm infants. Methods: We conducted a small randomized controlled trial (RCT) in two Massachusetts Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).

Keywords: Inpatient
Publication year
2020
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Utilization of Social Determinants of Health ICD-10 Z-Codes Among Hospitalized Patients in the United States, 2016-2017.

H.P. Truong, A.A. Luke, G. Hammond, R.K. Wadhera, M. Reidhead, K.E. Joynt Maddox
Med Care

Background: The inclusion of Z-codes for social determinants of health (SDOH) in the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) may offer an opportunity to improve data collection of SDOH, but no characterization of their utilizatio

Publication year
2020
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Multiple behavior change intervention to improve detection of unmet social needs and resulting resource referrals

J.D. Colvin, J.L. Bettenhausen, K.D. Anderson-Carpenter, V. Collie-Akers, L. Plencner, M. Krager, B. Nelson, S. Donnelly, J. Simmons, V. Higinio, P.J. Chung
Acad Pediatr

Objective: It is critical that pediatric residents learn to effectively screen families for active and addressable social needs (ie, negative social determinants of health).

Publication year
2016
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research