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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Supporting patients to shape social determinants of health through democratic engagement

D. Raza, C. Brown, A.D. Pinto
Can Fam Physician

In this paper, we explore how primary care physicians and organizations can better support patients and communities to engage in our democracy and build healthy public policy. Democratic engagement and health are undoubtedly a new area for family medicine, but not without precedent.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Stability of food insecurity status in paediatric primary care

K.A. Courts, R.A. Hubbard, H.B. Kersten, H. Klusaritz
Public Health Nutr

Objective: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screening for food insecurity (FI) at all well-child visits due to well-documented negative effects of experiencing FI in childhood. Before age 3, children have twelve recommended primary care visits at which screening could occur.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Maryland’s innovative primary care program: Building a foundation for health and well-being

C. Perman, R. Patterson, H. Haft
Milbank Memorial Fund

Maryland Primary Care Program is a statewide advanced primary care program launched in January 2019 by the Maryland Department of Health in collaboration with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

An educational initiative to affect poverty and social determinants of health-related knowledge and attitudes in primary care settings

R.S. Debonis, J.R. Meyer, L.D. Brodersen
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the poverty-related knowledge and attitudes of primary care providers and staff following an educational initiative focused on poverty and social determinants of health (SDoH). Methods: A descriptive posttest-only design was used.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Improving equity through primary care: Proceedings of the 2019 Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care

B. O'Neill, R. Ferrer, P. O'Brien, G. Watt, L. Gottlieb, A. Pinto, S. Willems, J. Currie, D. Harriott, J. Leitch, A. Zsager, M. Kidd, T. Kiran
Ann Fam Med

Health equity allows people to reach their full health potential and receive high-quality care that is appropriate for them and their needs, no matter where they live, what they have, or who they are. It is a core element of quality in health care.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Disruption of a primary health care domestic violence and abuse service in two London boroughs: interrupted time series evaluation

J. Panovska-Griffiths, A.H. Sohal, P. Martin, E. Barbosa Capelas, M. Johnson, A. Howell, N.V. Lewis, G. Feder, C. Griffiths, S. Eldridge
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is experienced by about 1/3 of women globally and remains a major health concern worldwide.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and beliefs about partner violence screening among young men

T.B. Walsh, R.C. Seabrook, R.M. Tolman, S.J. Lee, V. Singh
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: Few clinical guidelines focus on how physicians can identify intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration or victimization among male patients, and little is known of men’s experiences and beliefs regarding screening in health care settings.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Understanding barriers to and facilitators of case management in primary care: A systematic review and thematic synthesis

M.H. Teper, I. Vedel, X.Q. Yang, E. Margo-Dermer, C. Hudon
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: Despite evidence on the benefits of case management for the care of patients with complex needs in primary care, implementing the program—necessary to achieve its benefits—has been challenging worldwide. Evidence on factors affecting implementation remains disparate.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Medical-Legal-Psychology Partnerships - Innovation in addressing social determinants of health in pediatric primary care

R. Lawton, M. Whitehead, A. Henize, E. Fink, M. Salamon, R. Kahn, A.F. Beck, M. Klein
Acad Pediatr

Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLP) help patients, families, and care teams address health-related social needs within medical settings.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Addressing financial strain through a peer-to-peer intervention in primary care

A.D. Pinto, M. Da Ponte, M. Bondy, A. Craig-Neil, K. Murphy, S. Ahmed, P. Nair, A. Swartz, S. Green
Fam Pract

Background: Financial strain is a key social determinant of health. As primary care organizations begin to explore ways to address social determinants, peer-to-peer interventions hold promise.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group
CSV