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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Reducing emergency room visits and in-hospitalizations by implementing best practice for transitional care using innovative technology and big data

S. Hewner, S.S. Sullivan, G. Yu
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs

Background: Efforts to improve care transitions require coordination across the healthcare continuum and interventions that enhance communication between acute and community settings.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Are acute care settings amenable to addressing patient social needs: A sub-group analysis

L. Gottlieb, D. Hessler, D. Long, E. Laves, A. Burns, A. Amaya, C. Schudel, P. Sweeney, N. Adler
Am J Emerg Med

Based on a strong body of evidence linking socioeconomic status and health, interest in patients' social and economic needs is rapidly expanding.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Material needs of emergency department patients: A systematic review

P.W. Malecha, J.H. Williams, N.M. Kunzler, L.R. Goldfrank, J. Harrison, H.J. Alter, K.M. Doran
Acad Emerg Med

Background: Interest in social determinants of health (SDOH) has expanded in recent years, driven by a recognition that such factors may influence health outcomes, services use, and health care costs. One subset of SDOH is material needs such as housing and food.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Homelessness and emergency medicine: A review of the literature

B.A. Salhi, M.H. White, S.R. Pitts, D.W. Wright
Acad Emerg Med

Objectives: We aimed to synthesize the available evidence on the demographics, prevalence, clinical characteristics, and evidence-based management of homeless persons in the emergency department (ED). Where appropriate, we highlight knowledge gaps and suggest directions for future research.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Homelessness and emergency medicine: Where do we go from here?

K.M. Doran, M.C. Raven
Acad Emerg Med

In many emergency departments (EDs) around the country, providers care for patients experiencing homelessness on every single shift.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

ED-based care coordination reduces costs for frequent ED users

M.P. Lin, B.B. Blanchfield, R.M. Kakoza, V. Vaidya, C. Price, J.S. Goldner, M. Higgins, E. Lessenich, K. Laskowski, J.D. Schuur
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: We evaluated a pilot quality improvement intervention implemented in an urban academic medical center emergency department (ED) to improve care coordination and reduce ED visits and hospitalizations among frequent ED users.

Study Design: Randomized controlled trial.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Using case management in a universal health coverage system to improve quality of life of frequent emergency department users: a randomized controlled trial

K. Iglesias, S. Baggio, K. Moschetti, J.B. Wasserfallen, O. Hugli, J.B. Daeppen, B. Burnand, P. Bodenmann
Qual Life Res

Purpose: Frequent Emergency Department users are likely to experience poor quality of life (QOL). Case management interventions are efficient in responding to the complex needs of this population, but their effects on QOL have not been tested yet.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Enhancing administrative data to predict emergency department utilization: the role of neighborhood sociodemographics

L.M. Lines, A.B. Rosen, A.S. Ash
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Much of emergency department use is avoidable, and high-quality primary care can reduce it, but performance measures related to ED use may be inadequately risk-adjusted.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Identifying social-behavioral health needs of adults with sickle cell disease in the Emergency Department

J Emerg Nurs

Introduction: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a complex illness with many social-behavioral co-morbidities. The aim of this project was to describe unmet social-behavioral health needs for adults with SCD who presented to the emergency department for treatment of vaso-occlusive episodes (VOEs).

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Diagnostic accuracy of two food insecurity screeners recommended for use in health care settings

J.A. Makelarski, E. Abramsohn, J.H. Benjamin, S. Du, S.T. Lindau
Am J Public Health

Objectives: To test the diagnostic accuracy of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended food insecurity screener.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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