Evidence & Resource Library

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 [email protected]. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Marrying value-based payment and the social determinants of health through Medicaid ACOs: Implications for policy and practice

E. Tobin-Tyler, B. Ahmad
Milbank Memorial Fund

State Medicaid programs are experimenting with two vital trends in health policy—value-based payment (VBP) and interventions intended to address social determinants of health (SDOH).

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Medicaid and the future of health care hot-spotting

J. Cantor
Milbank Memorial Fund

A recently published randomized clinical trial of the Camden Coalition’s hot-spotting model, which uses teams to identify and manage the care of high-frequency hospital users, found no impact on hospital readmission rates. The limitations and implications of the trial have been widely discussed...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

What would it take to reduce inequities in life expectancy?

G.M. Kenney, T. Waidmann, L. Skopec, E.H. Allen
Urban Institute

What if everyone had the same prospects for living a long and healthy life, no matter who they are or where they call home?

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Review

Data support considerations in Medicaid accountable care organization programs

J. Lloyd
Center for Health Care Strategies

Medicaid accountable care organizations (ACOs) need data on their attributed populations to successfully improve health outcomes and manage patients’ total cost of care.

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

Addressing social determinants of health through Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations

D. Crumley, M. Pierre-Wright
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Medicaid accountable care organizations (ACOs) are designed to improve health care quality while delivering more efficient care. But, medical care is only one of several factors affecting health outcomes.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Weaving whole-person health throughout an accountable care framework: The Social ACO

I. Romm, T. Ajayi
Health Affairs Blog

Policymakers, health plans, and provider organizations are aggressively pursuing care delivery and payment reforms in an effort to reduce burgeoning health care cost growth and improve health outcomes.

2017

Commentaries & Blogs

Bending the spending curve by altering care delivery patterns: The role of care management within a pioneer ACO

J. Hsu, M. Price, C. Vogeli, R. Brand, M.E. Chernew, S.K. Chaguturu, E. Weil, T.G. Ferris
Health Affairs

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) appear to lower medical spending, but there is little information on how they do so.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Health care merged with senior housing: Description and evaluation of a successful program

T.T. Barry
Gerontol Geriatr Med

Objective: This article describes and evaluates a successful partnership between a large health care organization and housing for seniors.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Housing, transportation, and food: How ACOs seek to improve population health by addressing nonmedical needs of patients

T. Fraze, V.A. Lewis, H.P. Rodriguez, E.S. Fisher
Health Affairs

Addressing nonmedical needs-such as the need for housing-is critical to advancing population health, improving the quality of care, and lowering the costs of care. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are well positioned to address these needs.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The first social ACO: Lessons from Commonwealth Care Alliance

J. Maxwell, C. Barron, A. Bourgoin, R. Tobey
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.

Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) of Massachusetts is an early innovator in developing a "social ACO" approach.

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design
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