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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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

Homeless shelter entry in the year after an emergency department visit: Results from a linked data analysis

K.M. Doran, E. Johns, M. Schretzman, S. Zuiderveen, M. Shinn, R. Gulati, I. Whittman, D. Culhane, D. Shelley, T. Mijanovich
Ann Emerg Med

Study objective: Housing instability is prevalent among emergency department (ED) patients and is known to adversely affect health. We aim to determine the incidence and timing of homeless shelter entry after an ED visit among patients who are not currently homeless.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Food for thought: A qualitative evaluation of caregiver preferences for food insecurity screening and resource referral

D. Cullen, M. Attridge, J.A. Fein
Acad Pediatr

Background/Objective: Although there is growing interest in screening for Food Insecurity (FI) in the clinical setting, little research exists describing the effect of screening practices on caregiver comfort and willingness to disclose social risk, or what factors affect eventual engagement...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Embedding social workers in veterans health administration primary care teams reduces emergency department visits

P.Y. Cornell, C.W. Halladay, J. Ader, J. Halaszynski, M. Hogue, C.E. McClain, J.W. Silva, L.D. Taylor, J.L. Rudolph
Health Affairs

While an emerging body of evidence suggests that medical homes may yield more benefits than traditional care models do, the role of social workers within medical homes has yet to be evaluated separately.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Where is the break-even point for community health workers? Using national data and local programmatic costs to find the break-even point for a metropolitan community health worker program.

T. Gurley-Calvez, J.A.R. Williams
Med Care

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.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effects of in-person assistance vs personalized written resources about social services on household social risks and child and caregiver health: A randomized clinical trial

L.M. Gottlieb, N.E. Adler, H. Wing, D. Velazquez, V. Keeton, A. Romero, M. Hernandez, A. Munoz Vera, E. Urrutia Caceres, C. Arevalo, P. Herrera, M. Bernal Suarez, D. Hessler
JAMA Network Open

Importance: Social and economic contexts shape children's short- and long-term health. Efforts to address contextual risk factors are increasingly incorporated into pediatric health care.

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of 2 social risk-related interventions.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
CSV