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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Key questions for improving social needs intervention research
This webinar featured a moderated discussion with the authors of the recent American Journal of Preventive Medicine article, “Improving social needs intervention research: Key questions for advancing the field.” It highlighted the key questions facing the field of healthcare-b
Understanding opportunities and barriers to launching social care initiatives in Medicare Advantage plans
Recent federal policy changes have created new opportunities for Medicare Advantage plans to support social care in health care settings.
Examining the validity of clinical social risk screening tools
Health care-based screening for social risks like food security, housing stability, and transportation access is rapidly spreading across US health care settings. The result has been an increased demand for multi-domain assessment tools, e.g.
Community resource referral platforms: Lessons from early health care adopters
Presenters discussed technologies that help health care organizations find and refer patients to social service organizations in order to help address patients' social needs.
Interventions to Decrease Food Insecurity
America's Essential Hospitals & SIREN
Participants joined America’s Essential Hospitals and the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN) to learn how health systems nationwide are exploring ways to help meet patients’ food insecurity needs.
Opportunities and tensions in community based organization-health care collaborations to address patients' social needs
Presenters discussed on findings from recent research that explores community-based organization/health care collaborations to address patients’ social needs.
Patient acceptability of social risk screening
Recognition of the impact of social risks on health has spurred widespread interest in social risk screening across the US health care sector.
Identifying food insecurity in health care settings
The discussion highlighted existing evidence on the validity of food insecurity screening tools, patient acceptability of food insecurity screening, and ways to implement screening programs.
At the 2018 Root Cause Coalition Summit, SIREN Director Laura Gottlieb presented the results of two separate social needs intervention studies and asks: What should have happened next?