Keyword: Research methods

Health care for people experiencing homelessness-What outcomes matter?

K.M. Doran KM, A.P. Boyer AP, M.C. Raven
JAMA Netw Open

The cohort study by Stewart et al describes the Safe, Healthy, Empowered (SHE) Clinic, which is colocated with a Seattle, Washington, drop-in community center and serves women experiencing homelessness 4 hours per week on a walk-in basis.

Keywords: Research methods
Publication year
2021
Resource type
Commentaries & Blogs

Evaluating the Accountable Health Communities demonstration project

L. Gottlieb, J.D. Colvin, E. Fleegler, D. Hessler, A. Garg, N. Adler
J Gen Intern Med

Despite substantial evidence documenting the social patterning of disease, relatively little information is available on how the health care system can best intervene on social determinants to impact individual and population health.

Publication year
2017
Resource type
Commentaries & Blogs

Evaluation of treatment programs for persons with severe mental illness: Moderator and mediator effects

D.A. Kenny, R.J. Calsyn, G.A. Morse, W.D. Klinkenberg, J.P. Winter, M.L. Trusty
Eval Rev

This study evaluated several statistical models for estimating treatment effects in a randomized, longitudinal experiment comparing assertive community treatment (ACT) versus brokered case management (BCM). In addition, mediator and moderator analyses were conducted.

Publication year
2004
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Objective: To determine whether the medical-legal advocacy screening questionnaire (MASQ), a simple 10-item questionnaire, is able to screen families in a primary care setting for possible referral to legal services more effectively than the clinical interview alone.

Publication year
2008
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

A bold goal: More healthy days through improved community health

T. Cordier, Y. Song, J. Cambon, G.S. Haugh, M. Steffen, P. Hardy, M. Staehly, A. Hagan, V. Gopal, P.D. Tye, A. Renda
Popul Health Manag

Humana, a large health care company, has set a goal of 20% improvement in health in the communities it serves by 2020. The metric chosen for the Bold Goal initiative was the HRQOL-4 version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Days survey.

Keywords: Research methods
Publication year
2018
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Measures of SES for electronic health record-based research

J.A. Casey, J. Pollak, M.M. Glymour, E.R. Mayeda, A.G. Hirsch, B.S. Schwartz
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Although infrequently recorded in electronic health records (EHRs), measures of SES are essential to describe health inequalities and account for confounding in epidemiologic research.

Keywords: Research methods
Publication year
2017
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

The body of research on social determinants of health is rapidly accumulating. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is conducting evaluations to consider the inclusion of screening and counseling for social risks as a clinical preventive service.

Publication year
2019
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research
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