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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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

The Highland Health Advocates: A preliminary evaluation of a novel programme addressing the social needs of emergency department patients

L.I. Losonczy, D. Hsieh, M. Wang , C. Hahn, T. Trivedi, M. Rodriguez, J. Fahimi, H. Alter
Emerg Med J

Objectives: Patients commonly come to the emergency department (ED) with social needs.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Ready, willing and able? A survey of clinicians' perceptions about domestic violence screening in a regional hospital emergency department

E. Saberi, N. Eather, S. Pascoe, M.L. McFadzean, F. Doran, M. Hutchinson
Australas Emerg Nurs J

Background: Domestic violence (DV) has significant health impacts for victims and their families. Despite evidence that routine screening increases the identification of DV and opportunities for support; routine screening is uncommon in Australian emergency departments (EDs).

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Feasibility and acceptability of a colocated homeless-tailored primary care clinic and emergency department

S. Gabrielian, J.C. Chen, P. Minhaj, R. Manchanda, L. Altman, E. Koosis, L. Gelberg
J Prim Care Community Health

Objectives: Homeless adults have low primary care engagement and high emergency department (ED) utilization. Homeless-tailored, patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) decrease this population's acute care use.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effects of social needs screening and in-person service navigation on child health: A randomized clinical trial

L.M. Gottlieb, D. Hessler, D. Long, E. Laves, A.R. Burns, A. Amaya, P. Sweeney, C. Schudel, N.E. Adler
JAMA Pediatr

Importance: Social determinants of health shape both children's immediate health and their lifetime risk for disease. Increasingly, pediatric health care organizations are intervening to address family social adversity.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Community asthma initiative to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities among children with asthma

E.R. Woods, U. Bhaumik, S.J. Sommer, E. Chan, L. Tsopelas, E.W. Fleegler, M. Lorenzi, E.M. Klements, D.U. Dickerson, S. Nethersole, R. Dulin
MMWR Suppl

Black and Hispanic children are hospitalized with complications of asthma at much higher rates than white children.

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

More than just meds: National survey of providers’ perceptions of patients’ social, economic, environmental, and legal needs and their effect on emergency department utilization

L.I. Losonczy, D. Hsieh, C. Hahn, J. Fahimi, H. Alter
Soc Med

Introduction: Emergency departments (EDs) are the safety net for millions of patients who need to access care. Many of these patients have social needs that may influence their healthcare.

2015

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A randomized trial on screening for social determinants of health: The iScreen Study

L. Gottlieb, D. Hessler, D. Long, A. Amaya, N. Adler
Pediatrics

Background: There is growing interest in clinical screening for pediatric social determinants of health, but little evidence on formats that maximize disclosure rates on a wide range of potentially sensitive topics.

2014

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
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