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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Accountable communities of health, health and social service systems alignment, and population health: Eastern Washington State, 2017-2019

S. Bultema, H. Morrow, S. Wenzl
Am J Public Health

Objectives. To assess health system transformation and alignment in the Better Health Together (BHT) accountable community of health (ACH) region of Eastern Washington.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Financing the infrastructure of accountable communities for health is key to long-term sustainability

D.L. Hughes, C. Mann
Health Affairs

Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are collaborative partnerships spanning health, public health, and social services that seek to improve the health of individuals and communities by addressing social determinants of health such as housing, food security, employment, and transportation...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The organizational risks of cross-sector partnerships: A comparison of health and human services perspectives

S. Petchel, S. Gelmon, B. Goldberg
Health Affairs

What factors do health and human services leaders assess when considering collaborative opportunities, and what do they worry about?

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

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

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

Promising strategies for community service navigation: Lessons from health quality innovators

Mathematica
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model addresses a critical gap between clinical care and community services in the current health care delivery system by testing whether systematically identifying and addressing the health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

The role of US health plans in identifying and addressing social determinants of health: Rationale and recommendations

M. Heisler, A. Navathe, K. DeSalvo, K.G.M. Volpp
Popul Health Manag

The launch of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Accountable Health Community Model in 31 communities nationwide signaled the interest of the largest payer, Medicare, in developing novel strategies for payers to encourage health systems to address SDOH.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

Integrating community health workers into state and local chronic disease prevention efforts: Program and financing considerations

A. Spencer
AcademyHealth & Nemours Children’s Health Systems

As states, localities and cross-sector efforts like Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs) develop upstream prevention programs, identifying where community health workers (CHWs) can be most effective – with what population, condition and intervention – will help to inform intervention design...

2018

Issue Briefs & Reports

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

Leveraging housing vouchers to address health disparities

D.R.B. Miles, B. Samuels, C.E. Pollack
Am J Public Health

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ recently announced Accountable Health Communities (AHC) model aims to better integrate social needs into the clinical realm.

2017

Commentaries & Blogs

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