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 siren@ucsf.edu. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Assessing the completeness and comparability of outcomes in systematic reviews addressing food security: protocol for a methodological study

S. Durao, M. Visser, T. Kredo, I.J. Saldanha
Syst Rev

Systematic reviews should specify all outcomes at the protocol stage. Pre-specification helps prevent outcome choice from being influenced by knowledge of included study results.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Social determinants as a preventive service: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force methods considerations for research

A.H. Krist, K.W. Davidson, Q. Ngo-Metzger, J. Mills
Am J Prev Med

The body of research on social determinants of health is rapidly accumulating. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is conducting evaluations to consider the inclusion of screening and counseling for social risks as a clinical preventive service.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Measuring the effect of social determinants on patient outcomes: A systematic literature review

A.J. Knighton, B. Stephenson, L.A. Savitz
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Given the movement towards value-based purchasing in the United States, health care leaders need methods to characterize and address the complex effect that social determinants have on health care outcomes.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

A bold goal: More healthy days through improved community health

T. Cordier, Y. Song, J. Cambon, G.S. Haugh, M. Steffen, P. Hardy, M. Staehly, A. Hagan, V. Gopal, P.D. Tye, A. Renda
Popul Health Manag

Humana, a large health care company, has set a goal of 20% improvement in health in the communities it serves by 2020. The metric chosen for the Bold Goal initiative was the HRQOL-4 version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Days survey.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Measures of SES for electronic health record-based research

J.A. Casey, J. Pollak, M.M. Glymour, E.R. Mayeda, A.G. Hirsch, B.S. Schwartz
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Although infrequently recorded in electronic health records (EHRs), measures of SES are essential to describe health inequalities and account for confounding in epidemiologic research.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Evaluating the Accountable Health Communities demonstration project

L. Gottlieb, J.D. Colvin, E. Fleegler, D. Hessler, A. Garg, N. Adler
J Gen Intern Med

Despite substantial evidence documenting the social patterning of disease, relatively little information is available on how the health care system can best intervene on social determinants to impact individual and population health.

2017

Commentaries & Blogs

Development of a brief questionnaire to identify families in need of legal advocacy to improve child health

D. Keller, N. Jones, J.A. Savageau, S.B. Cashman
Ambul Pediatr

Objective: To determine whether the medical-legal advocacy screening questionnaire (MASQ), a simple 10-item questionnaire, is able to screen families in a primary care setting for possible referral to legal services more effectively than the clinical interview alone.

2008

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

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)
CSV