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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Commentary: Addressing the challenges of the homeless patient

R. Capp
Ann Emerg Med

The article by Raven highlights that the ED homeless population has different needs than other populations using the ED. This basic concept is crucial for successful population health management, but she also points out limitations in our ability to identify homeless individuals.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

The Hunger Vital Sign identifies household food insecurity among children in emergency departments and primary care

R.K. Gattu, G. Paik , Y. Wang, P. Ray, R. Lichenstein, M.M. Black
Children

This study aimed: (1) to examine the sensitivity and specificity of the 2-item Hunger Vital Sign against the 18-item Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM) in identifying young children in food insecure households in emergency department and primary care sites and (2) to examine...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Complete Eats: Summer meals offered by the emergency department for food insecurity

D. Cullen, A. Blauch, M. Mirth, J. Fein
Pediatrics

More than 21 million low-income children rely on free or reduced-price meals during the school year. The US Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides meals to children during the summer months, but these programs are underused.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Homelessness among patients in a southeastern safety net emergency department

T.S. Jackson, T.P. Moran, J. Lin, J. Ackerman, B.A. Salhi
South Med J

Objectives: Emergency departments (EDs) are important providers for homeless individuals, providing vital health care and meeting the subsistence needs of many homeless patients (eg, food, water, shelter).

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Transportation preferences of patients discharged from the emergency department in the era of ridesharing apps

A. Tomar, S.S. Ganesh, J.R. Richards
Emerg Med

Introduction: Patients discharged from the emergency department (ED) may encounter difficulty finding transportation home, increasing length of stay and ED crowding.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Community health workers in the emergency department-can they help with chronic hypertension care

B. Foster, K. Dawood, C. Pearson, J. Manteuffel
Curr Hypertens Rep

Purpose of review: To review community health worker (CHW) interventions tailored for hypertension management and to determine if the emergency department (ED) population would benefit from such interventions.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Effects of a transitional care practice for a vulnerable population: A pragmatic, randomized comparative effectiveness trial

D.T. Liss, R.T. Ackermann, A. Cooper, E.A. Finch, C. Hurt, N. Lancki, A. Rogers, A. Sheth, C. Teter, C. Schaeffer
J Gen Intern Med

Background: There is limited experimental evidence on transitional care interventions beyond 30 days post-discharge and in vulnerable populations.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Interventions to decrease use in prehospital and emergency care settings among super-utilizers in the united states: A systematic review

S. Iovan, P.M. Lantz, K. Allan, M. Abir
Med Care Res Rev

Interest in high users of acute care continues to grow as health care organizations look to deliver cost-effective and high-quality care to patients.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

A 60-second survey to identify patients’ unmet social needs

S.R. Reves, J.P. O’Neal, M.M. Gonzalez, C. McHenry, M. Favour, R.S. Etz
Ann Fam Med

The connection between poor social determinants of health and high utilization of health care is well established. The use of emergency departments for illnesses manageable within the community is common, as are hospitalizations due to preventable disease complications.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Homeless status documentation at a metropolitan hospital emergency department

S.J. Lee, P. Thomas, H. Newnham, J. Freidin, C. Smith, J. Lowthian, F. Borghmans, R.A. Gocentas, D. De Silva, S. Stafrace
Emerg Med Australas

Objective: This study compared the prevalence of homelessness in consecutive patients presenting to a metropolitan hospital ED measured via a prospective housing screen with the prevalence of homelessness determined via retrospective audit of hospital data.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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