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The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A feasibility study of primary care liaisons: Linking older adults to community resources
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.
CSA Partnerships for Health: outcome evaluation results from a subsidized community-supported agriculture program to connect safety-net clinic patients with farms to improve dietary behaviors, food security, and overall health
Transl Behav Med
Safety-net clinic patients are at risk for food insecurity, which is associated with poor diet quality and negative health outcomes. Research on the impact of interventions addressing food insecurity in health care settings is limited.
Building an evidence base for integration of social care into health care: Our collective path ahead
Ann Fam Med
As adverse social determinants of health are increasingly recognized for their role in perpetuating health inequities and poor health outcomes, there are growing efforts to integrate social care (ie, activities to identify, assist with, and adjust for social risk factors) into
Food insecurity among health care workers in the US
Food insecurity, or the lack of access to an adequate supply of nutritious food, is associated with poor health outcomes including diabetes, heart disease, and depression.
How a medical respite care program offers a pathway to health and housing for people experiencing homelessness
The Commonwealth Fund
When Maureen was faced with the loss of her income, she found herself unable to pay rent and was evicted from her apartment. She moved into her car with her dog, Trenor, on the streets of Ventura, California.
Screening and interventions for social risk factors: Technical brief to support the US Preventive Services Task Force
Importance: Evidence-based guidance is limited on how clinicians should screen for social risk factors and which interventions related to these risk factors improve health outcomes.
Incorporation of social risk in US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations and identification of key challenges for primary care
Importance: In its mission to improve health, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recognizes the strong relationship between a person’s health and social and economic circumstances as well as persistent inequities in health care delivery. Objective:
Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: A qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework
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.
Food security and clinical outcomes of the 2017 Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Prescription program
J Nutr Educ Behav
Objective: Evaluate improvements in food security and health outcomes associated with participation in a produce prescription program. Design: Program evaluation with repeated measures over 6 months. Setting: Six sites across Georgia.