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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Resource-limited, collaborative pilot intervention for chronically homeless, alcohol-dependent frequent emergency department users

R.P. McCormack, L.F. Hoffman, S.P. Wall, L.R. Goldfrank
Am J Public Health

We introduced case management and homeless outreach to chronically homeless, alcohol-dependent, frequent emergency department (ED) visitors using existing resources.

2013

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Cost-effectiveness of clinical case management for ED frequent users: Results of a randomized trial

M. Shumway, A. Boccellari, K. O'Brien, R.L. Okin
Am J Emerg Med

Objective: The objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that clinical case management is more cost-effective than usual care for frequent users of the emergency department (ED).

2008

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Randomized controlled trial of emergency department interventions to improve primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma

J.M. Baren, E.D. Boudreaux, B.E. Brenner, R.K. Cydulka, B.H. Rowe, S. Clark, C.A. Camargo, Jr.
Chest

Objective: Emergency department (ED) visits for asthma are frequent and may indicate increased morbidity and poor primary care access. Our objective was to compare the effect of two interventions on primary care follow-up after ED treatment for asthma exacerbations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Evaluation of treatment programs for persons with severe mental illness: Moderator and mediator effects

D.A. Kenny, R.J. Calsyn, G.A. Morse, W.D. Klinkenberg, J.P. Winter, M.L. Trusty
Eval Rev

This study evaluated several statistical models for estimating treatment effects in a randomized, longitudinal experiment comparing assertive community treatment (ACT) versus brokered case management (BCM). In addition, mediator and moderator analyses were conducted.

2004

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Domestic violence screening and referral can be effective

M. Krasnoff, R. Moscati
Ann Emerg Med

Study Objective: We provide a targeted intervention in the emergency department for intimate partner violence (IPV) victims and to facilitate follow-up care from a professional case manager.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Beyond screening for domestic violence: A systems model approach in a managed care setting

B. McCaw, W.H. Berman, S.L. Syme, E.F. Hunkeler
Am J Prev Med

Background: Implementation of screening guidelines for domestic violence has been challenging. The multifaceted "systems model" may provide an effective means to improve domestic violence screening, identification, and intervention in the healthcare setting.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

A randomized, controlled trial of a simple emergency department intervention to improve the rate of primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma exacerbations

J.M. Baren, F.S. Shofer, B. Ivey, S. Reinhard, J. DeGeus, S.A. Stahmer, R. Panettieri, J.E. Hollander
Ann Emerg Med

Study Objective: We determined whether a simple emergency department intervention improves the likelihood of primary care provider (PCP) follow-up after ED discharge for an acute asthma exacerbation.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

The effects of clinical case management on hospital service use among ED frequent users

R.L. Okin, A. Boccellari, F. Azocar, M. Shumway, K. O'Brien, A. Gelb, M. Kohn, P. Harding, C. Wachsmuth
Am J Emerg Med

This study examined the impact of case management on hospital service use, hospital costs, homelessness, substance abuse, and psychosocial problems in frequent users of a public urban emergency department (ED). Subjects were 53 patients who used the ED five times or more in 12 months.

2000

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Commentary: Moving emergency medicine toward the biopsychosocial disease model

S. Hargarten
Ann Emerg Med

"Medicine has benefitted from greater than 100 years of scientific advancements, leading to academic biomedical centers that have and are continuing to develop new ways of combating a myriad of diseases.

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