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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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)

"From taboo to routine": A qualitative evaluation of a hospital-based advocacy intervention for domestic violence and abuse

S. Dheensa, G. Halliwell, J. Daw, S.K. Jones, G. Feder
BMC Health Serv Res

Health services are often the first point of professional contact for people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse. We report on the evaluation of a multi-site, hospital-based advocacy intervention for survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Foreword to conference proceedings, inventing social emergency medicine

H.J. Alter
Ann Emerg Med

Before you are the proceedings of an invitational consensus conference called Inventing Social Emergency Medicine, including subsequent reflections and a supplemental riff off of the experience of being there.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Introduction

H.K. Kanzaria, J.R. Hoffman
Ann Emerg Med

In October 2016, when Harrison Alter convened the first meeting of a group that would later become the Social Emergency Medicine Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), participants were invited to make a comment while introducing themselves to the group.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Principles of social emergency medicine

J. Fahimi, L. Goldfrank
Ann Emerg Med

Throughout most of its history, emergency medicine was practiced on distinct islands, without the standardization, support, or oversight that we expect today.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: What next? From the principles to the practice of social emergency medicine

N.E. Wang
Ann Emerg Med

This commentary expands the Fahimi and Goldfrank overview of the principles of social emergency medicine to speak to its institutionalization. This first requires understanding the mission of social emergency medicine.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Seeking consensus goals and broad support for social emergency medicine

S. Lippert
Ann Emerg Med

Fahimi and Goldfrank eloquently delineate the ways in which social emergency medicine is integral to the foundation and practice of emergency medicine.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Reflections: A social emergency medicine call to arms: Promoting the adoption of social emergency medicine practices

T. Schneberk, R.J. Cooper
Ann Emerg Med

The mission of this movement is to recruit people from within the emergency medicine community to adopt and develop social emergency medicine practices.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Achieving the quadruple aim: Treating patients as people by screening for and addressing the social determinants of health

D. Hsieh
Ann Emerg Med

Health care in the United States has reached a breaking point, with increasing costs, ongoing poor outcomes, and increasing provider burnout.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

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