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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Initiating and implementing social determinants of health data collection in community health centers

I. Gruß, A. Bunce, J. Davis, K. Dambrun, E. Cottrell, R. Gold
Popul Health Manag

Successfully incorporating social determinants of health (SDH) screening into clinic workflows can help care teams provide targeted care, appropriate referrals, and other interventions to address patients' social risk factors.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Improving the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse in UK primary care: Interrupted time series evaluation of a system-level training and support programme

A.H. Sohal, G. Feder, K. Boomla, A. Dowrick, R. Hooper, A. Howell, M. Johnson, N. Lewis
BMC Med

It is unknown whether interventions known to improve the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse (DVA)-a global health concern-are effective outside of a trial.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Integrating social needs screening and community health workers in primary care: The Community Linkage to Care Program

K.P. Fiori, C.D. Rehm, D. Sanderson, S. Braganza, A. Parsons, T. Chodon, R. Whiskey, P. Bernard, M.L. Rinke
Clin Pediatr

Clinic-based social needs screening has been associated with increased access to social services and improved health outcomes. Using a pragmatic study design in an urban pediatric practice, we used logistic regression to identify factors associated with successful social service uptake.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Screening for social determinants of health among children: Patients' preferences for receiving information to meet social needs and a comparison of screening instruments

B.J. Oldfield, M. Casey, A. DeCew, S.I. Morales, D.P. Olson
Popul Health Manag

To characterize optimal strategies for screening for social determinants of health (SDOH) among children, the authors performed a cross-sectional study of parents and adolescents ages ≥13 years in a community health center.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A mixed-methods evaluation of a novel food pantry in a pediatric primary care center

E. Hickey, M. Phan, A.F. Beck, M.C. Burkhardt, M.D. Klein
Clin Pediatr

Evidence suggests that management of food insecurity in primary care may enhance preventive care delivery. This study assessed the impact of a food pantry in a pediatric primary care center over 22 months.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Patients' attitudes and perceptions regarding social needs screening and navigation: Multi-site survey in a large integrated health system

A.J. Rogers, C. Hamity, A.L. Sharp, A.H. Jackson, A.B. Schickedanz
J Gen Intern Med

Background: As more health care organizations integrate social needs screening and navigation programs into clinical care delivery, the patient perspective is necessary to guide implementation and achieve patient-centered care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

From policy statement to practice: Integrating social needs screening and referral assistance with community health workers in an urban academic health center

K. Fiori, M. Patel, D. Sanderson, et al.
J Prim Care Community Health

Purpose: Social and economic factors have been shown to affect health outcomes. In particular, social determinants of health (SDH) are linked to poor health outcomes in children. Research and some professional academies support routine social needs screening during primary care visits....

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Primary care physicians’ role in coordinating medical and health-related social needs in eleven countries

M.M. Doty, R. Tikkanen, A. Shah, E.C. Schneirder
Health Affairs

Primary care physicians in the US, like their colleagues in several other high-income countries, are increasingly tasked with coordinating services delivered not just by specialists and hospitals but also by home care professionals and social service agencies.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Patient perspectives on addressing social needs in primary care using a screening and resource referral intervention

C. Hsu, S. Cruz, H. Placzek, M. Chapdelaine, S. Levin, F. Gutierrez, I. Maki, M. Carl, M. R. Orantes, D. Newman, A. Cheadle
J Gen Intern Med

Interest is growing in interventions to address social needs in clinical settings. However, little is known about patients' perceptions and experiences with these interventions.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Putting action into population health science: Primary care interventions to address social determinants of health

S.S. Coughlin, J. Hobbs, P. Cromer, V. George, C. Hatzigeorgiou
J Environ Health Sci

Concern about health equity and social determinants of illness (e.g., income inequalities, lack of education, food insecurity) figure prominently in many conceptions of population health.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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