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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"Eyes in the home": Addressing social complexity in Veterans Affairs home-based primary care

E. Hulen, A. Laliberte, S. Ono, S. Saha, S.T. Edwards
J Gen Intern Med

Background: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) has demonstrated success in decreasing risk of hospitalization and improving patient satisfaction through patient targeting and integrating long-term services and supports. Less is known about how HBPC teams approach social factors.

2021

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Diaper need? You can bank on it

W.S. Berry, S.D. Blatt
Acad Pediatr

DIAPER NEED IS the lack of sufficient diapers to keep a child clean, dry, and healthy. It is a newly recognized social and financial burden for 1 in 3 families in the United States. Despite this statistic, diaper costs are not addressed by federal antipoverty programs.

2021

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Addressing the social determinants of health during the COVID-19 pandemic: ensuring equity, quality, and sustainability

S. Sandhu, M.E. Lemmon, H. Eisenson, C. Crowder, J Prvu Bettger
Fam Community Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of social determinants of health in affecting health outcomes. Populations with high social risk are disproportionately impacted by the virus and its economic consequences.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Two-year follow up of a cluster randomised controlled trial for women experiencing intimate partner violence: effect of screening and family doctor-delivered counselling on quality of life, mental and physical health and abuse exposure

K. Hegarty, J. Valpied, A. Taft, S.J. Brown, L. Gold, J. Gunn, L. O'Doherty
BMJ Open

Objectives: This was a 2-year follow-up study of a primary care-based counselling intervention (weave) for women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV).

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Legal needs of patients attending an urban family practice in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: an observational study of a legal health clinic

G. Agarwal, M. Pirrie, D. Edwards, B. Delleman, S. Crowe, H. Tye, J. Mallin
BMC Fam Pract

Background: Individuals living in poverty often visit their primary care physician for health problems resulting from unmet legal needs. Providing legal services for those in need may therefore improve health outcomes. Poverty is a social determinant of health.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A multisite quality improvement initiative to enhance the adoption of screening practices for intimate partner violence into routine primary care for women veterans

G.A. Portnoy, K.M. Iverson, S.G. Haskell, M. Czarnogorski, M.R. Gerber
Public Health Rep

Objective: The Veterans Health Administration established comprehensive women’s health clinics (CWHCs) to provide coordinated, high-quality primary care to women veterans. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is prevalent among women using these clinics.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Cost effectiveness of SEEK: A primary care-based child maltreatment prevention model.

W.G. Lane, H. Dubowitz, K.D. Frick, J. Semiatin, L. Magder
Abuse Negl.

Background: Funding for prevention interventions is often quite limited. Cost-related assessments are important to best allocate prevention funds.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Development and preliminary validation of a brief household food insecurity screening tool for paediatric health services in Australia

A. Kerz, K. Bell, M. White, A. Thompson, M. Suter, R. McKechnie, D. Gallegos
Health Soc Care Community

Children from food insecure households are more likely to have substandard food and nutritional intakes, and experience developmental delays, behaviour issues and increased use of health services.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Screening for immigration-related health concerns in a federally qualified health center serving a diverse Latinx community: A mixed methods study

E. Byhoff, E.H. De Marchis, L. Gottlieb, S. Halperin-Goldstein, K. Nokes, A.M. LeClair
J Immigr Minor Health

Immigration-related concerns can impact health and are an important consideration while caring for a multinational Latinx immigrant community. Patients and caregivers waiting for a non-urgent clinic appointment were randomly screened with one of two social risk screening tools.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Investigating social determinants of health in an urban direct primary care clinic

L.C. Tou, N. Prakash, S.J. Jeyakumar, S. Ravi
Cureus

Direct primary care (DPC) is an emerging model of care distinguished by lower price points for quality comprehensive services. The affordability of DPC attracts a broad patient population that may encompass a wide range of socioeconomic needs.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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