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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Emergency department care coordination strategies and perceived impact under Maryland's hospital payment reforms

J.E. Galarraga, D. DeLia, D. Wilhite, R. Romero-Barrientos, K. O'Sullivan, D. Noccolino, L. Pimentel, C. Woodcock, R.J. Fairbanks, J.M. Pines
Am J Emerg Med

Background: Emergency department (ED) care coordination plays an important role in facilitating care transitions across settings.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Emergency department-based interventions affecting social determinants of health in the United States: a scoping review

L.A. Walter, E.M. Schoenfeld, C.H. Smith, E. Shufflebarger, C. Khoury, K. Baldwin, J. Hess, M. Heimann, C. Crosby, S.Y. Sontheimer, S. Gragg, D. Hand, J. McIlwain, C. Green, R.M. Skains, E.P. Hess
Acad Emerg Med

Background: Social determinants of health (SDoH) have significant implications for health outcomes in the United States (US). Emergency Departments (EDs) function as the safety nets of the American healthcare system, caring for many vulnerable populations.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Evaluation of changes in Veterans Affairs medical centers' mortality rates after risk adjustment for socioeconomic status

A.N. Trivedi, L. Jiang, G. Silva, W.C. Wu, V. Mor, M.J. Fine, N.R. Kressin, R. Gutman
JAMA Netw Open

Importance: Socioeconomic factors are associated with worse outcomes after hospitalization, but neither the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) nor the Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system adjust for socioeconomic factors in profiling hospital mortality.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Assessment of social risk factors and interest in receiving health care-based social assistance among adult patients and adult caregivers of pediatric patients

E.H. De Marchis, D. Hessler, C. Fichtenberg, E.W. Fleegler, A.G. Huebschmann, C.R. Clark, A.J. Cohen, E. Byhoff, M.J. Ommerborn, N. Adler, L.M. Gottlieb
JAMA Netw Open

Importance Health care organizations are increasingly incorporating social risk screening into patient care. Studies have reported wide variations in patients’ interest in receiving health care–based assistance for identified social risks.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Improving understanding of screening questions for social risk and social need among emergency department patients

G. Ciccolo, A. Curt, C.A. Camargo Jr, M. Samuels-Kalow
West J Emerg Med

Introduction: With recent healthcare policy changes, including the creation of accountable care organizations, screening for social risks such as food and housing insecurity has become increasingly common in the healthcare system.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Patient and community organization perspectives on accessing social resources from the emergency department: A qualitative study

M.E. Samuels-Kalow, M.F. Molina, G.E. Ciccolo, A. Curt, E.C. Cleveland Manchanda, N.C. de Paz, C.A. Camargo, Jr
West J Emerg Med

Social risks adversely affect health and are associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs. Emergency department (ED) patients have high rates of social risk; however, little is known about best practices for ED-based screening or linkage to community resources.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementing a social determinants screening and referral infrastructure during routine emergency department visits, Utah, 2017-2018

A.S. Wallace, B. Luther, J.W. Guo, C.Y. Wang, S. Sisler, B. Wong
Chronic Dis

Purpose and Objectives: Emergency departments see a disproportionate share of low-income and uninsured patients.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Evaluation of a national care coordination program to reduce utilization among high-cost, high-need Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes

O.K. Duru, J. Harwood, T. Moin, N.J. Jackson, S.L. Ettner, A. Vasilyev, D.G. Mosley, D.L. O'Shea, S. Ho, C.M. Mangione
Med Care

Background: Medical, behavioral, and social determinants of health are each associated with high levels of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Intimate partner violence screening in the emergency department: A quality improvement project

L. Karnitschnig, S. Bowker
J Emerg Nurs

Introduction: Intimate partner violence is a serious public health issue that can be addressed through identification and early intervention. Although screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings is recommended by medical and nursing organizations, it is underperformed.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Social determinants of health and emergency and hospital use by children with chronic disease

C.C. Foster, T.D. Simon, P. Qu, P. Holmes, J.K. Chang, J.L. Ramos, A. Koutlas, F.P. Rivara, S.M. Melzer, R. Mangione-Smith
Hosp Pediatr

Objectives: To evaluate the association between caregiver-reported social determinants of health (SDOH) and emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations by children with chronic disease.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
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