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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Basic social resource needs screening in the gynecologic oncology clinic: a quality improvement initiative

A.L Beavis, A. Sanneh, R.L Stone, M. Vitale, K. Levinson, A.F. Rositch, A.N. Fader, K. Topel, A. Abing, S.L. Wethington
Am J Obstet Gynecol

Background: Social determinants of health are known to contribute to disparities in health outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Addressing the social needs of Spanish- and English-speaking families in pediatric primary car

S. Polk, K.M. Leifheit, B.S. Solomon, L.R. DeCamp
Acad Pediatr.

Objectives: To describe the social needs of families working with Health Leads (HL) at 18 pediatric practices in 9 US cities and how reported social needs and success addressing them varied according to parents’ preferred healthcare language.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Integrating community health workers on quality improvement teams: Lessons from the field

Health Leads

Community health workers (CHWs) need to be involved in healthcare quality improvement (QI) teams and projects especially when it comes to social health integration. Engaging CHWs meaningfully on QI teams ensures healthcare systems are designed by those affected by those systems.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

The Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration: What we’re learning about delivering whole-person care

Health Leads

Supported by Health Leads and The Commonwealth Fund, the Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration (CASHI) was a community of 21 innovative primary care teams and community partners committed to increasing the number of patients, families and community members who have access to the...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

What would it take to reduce inequities in life expectancy?

G.M. Kenney, T. Waidmann, L. Skopec, E.H. Allen
Urban Institute

What if everyone had the same prospects for living a long and healthy life, no matter who they are or where they call home?

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Review

Mechanisms associated with clinical improvement in interventions that address health-related social needs: A mixed-methods analysis

S.A. Berkowitz, A.C. Hulberg, H. Placzek, A. Dangora, J. Gomez, S. Standish, S.J. Atlas
Popul Health Manag

Linking individuals to community resources in order to help meet health-related social needs, such as food, medications, or transportation, may improve clinical outcomes. However, little is known about the mechanisms whereby such linkage interventions might improve health.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Screening for poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health

R.S. Berman, M.R. Patel, P.F. Belamarich, R.S. Gross
Pediatr Rev

Given the known negative outcomes associated with poverty, it is important for pediatricians to identify families living in poverty.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Integrating social needs into health care: A twenty-year case study of adaptation and diffusion

R.D. Onie, R. Lavizzo-Mourey, T.H. Lee, J.S. Marks, R.J. Perla
Health Affairs

The US health care system has recently begun to account for patients' unmet social needs in care delivery and payment reform.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Swimming 'upstream' to tackle the social determinants of health

T. Kiran, A.D. Pinto
BMJ Qual Saf

Quality improvement interventions typically focus on how to improve the care delivered within healthcare organisations or by health systems.

2016

Commentaries & Blogs

Addressing unmet basic resource needs as part of chronic cardiometabolic disease management

S.A. Berkowitz, A.C. Hulberg, S. Standish, G. Reznor, S.J. Atlas
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: It is unclear if helping patients meet resource needs, such as difficulty affording food, housing, or medications, improves clinical outcomes.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
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