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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Health and social services integration is mission-critical in the coronavirus response

C. Fichtenberg, L.M. Gottlieb
Health Affairs Blog

The April 2020 issue of Health Affairs journal includes the article, “Health And Human Services Integration: Generating Sustained Health And Equity Improvements,” by Caroline Fichtenberg and colleagues.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Screening for park access during a primary care social determinants screen

N. Razani, D. Long, D. Hessler, G.W. Rutherford, L.M. Gottlieb
Int J Environ Res Public Health

While there is evidence that access to nature and parks benefits pediatric health, it is unclear how low-income families living in an urban center acknowledge or prioritize access to parks.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Physician involvement in promoting gun safety

N.D. Tolat, B.J. Naik-Mathuria, A.L. McGuire
Ann Fam Med

Firearm-related deaths are on the rise in the United States, especially among our youth. Tragically, proper firearm storage and safety could have prevented a great number of these deaths.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Inequity: Society’s most important pre-existing condition

B. Hughes
Health Affairs Blog

The breadth and expected duration of the COVID-19 pandemic brings the entire range of society’s institutional structures into sharp relief at once.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Assessing the Veterans Health Administration’s response to intimate partner violence among women: Protocol for a randomized hybrid type 2 implementation-effectiveness trial

K.M. Iverson, M.E. Dichter, K. Stolzmann, O.L. Adjognon, R.A. Lew, L.E. Bruce, M.R. Gerber, G.A. Portnoy, C.J. Miller
Implement Sci

Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women in the United States (US) remains a complex public health crisis. Women who experience IPV are among the most vulnerable patients seen in primary care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Disconnected relationships between primary care and community-based health and social services and system navigation for older adults: A qualitative descriptive study

R. Valaitis, L. Cleghorn, J. Ploeg, C. Risdon, D. Mangin, L. Dolovich, G. Agarwal, D. Oliver, J. Gaber, H. Chung
BMC Fam Pract

There are gaps in knowledge and understanding about the relationships between primary care and community-based health and social services in the context of healthy aging at home and system navigation.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Deploying community health workers to support medically and socially at-risk patients in a pediatric primary care population

S. Stiles, R. Thomas, A.F. Beck, N. Buzek, M. Mansour, K. Anderson
Acad Pediatr

We deployed community health workers in an urban, academic pediatric primary care system as part of an approach to family-centered, community-connected population health management.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Intervention to reduce perceived loneliness in community‐dwelling older people

R. Rodríguez‐Romero, C. Herranz‐Rodríguez, B. Kostov, J. Gené‐Badia, A. Sisó‐Almirall
Scand J Caring Sci

Aim: We evaluated the reduction in perceived loneliness and depression and the increase in social support and quality of life in community‐dwelling lonely people aged >65 years included in a community intervention compared with nonlonely controls from the same urban area.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

On my block: The impact of community resources on health outcomes and medical spending

CHCS Blog

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become more apparent than ever that community resources — such as access to food, safe and affordable housing, and green space — are critically important to people’s ability to stay healthy.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Nature-based social prescribing in urban settings to improve social connectedness and mental well-being: A review

M.A. Leavell, J.A. Leiferman, M. Gascon, F. Braddick, J.C. Gonzalez, J.S. Litt
Current Environmental Health Reports

Purpose of Review: Recent reports of a "loneliness epidemic" in the USA are growing along with a robust evidence base that suggests that loneliness and social isolation can compromise physical and psychological health.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review
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