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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A call for social informatics

M.S. Pantell, J. Adler-Milstein, M.D. Wang, A.A. Prather, N.E. Adler, L.M. Gottlieb
J Am Med Informatics Assoc

As evidence of the associations between social factors and health outcomes continues to mount, capturing and acting on social determinants of health (SDOH) in clinical settings has never been more relevant. Many professional medical organizations have endorsed screening for SDOH, and the U.S....

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Supporting patients to shape social determinants of health through democratic engagement

D. Raza, C. Brown, A.D. Pinto
Can Fam Physician

In this paper, we explore how primary care physicians and organizations can better support patients and communities to engage in our democracy and build healthy public policy. Democratic engagement and health are undoubtedly a new area for family medicine, but not without precedent.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Addressing childhood poverty in pediatric clinical settings: The neonatal intensive care unit is a missed opportunity

M.G. Parker, A. Garg, M.A. McConnell
JAMA Pediatr

Two in 5 children are poor or nearly poor, and childhood poverty is a key social determinant of heath that is associated with negative health and developmental outcomes across the life course.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

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Commentaries & Blogs

How do social needs cluster among low-income individuals?

M.W. Kreuter, R. Garg, L. Li, L. McNulty, T. Thompson, A. McQueen, A.A. Luke
Popul Health Manag

Social needs screening in health care settings reveals that many low-income individuals have multiple unmet social needs at the same time. Having multiple simultaneous social needs greatly increases the odds of experiencing adverse health outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered population health management, creating new opportunities for outreach

John Snow, Inc
Center for Care Innovations

In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, health care service and delivery have rapidly changed to accommodate new and existing challenges.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Connected communities of care in times of crisis

K.C. Kosel, D.B. Nash
NEJM Catalyst

The integration and cooperation among health care organizations that provide clinical care and community-based organizations that address social determinants of health, especially for vulnerable populations, is of growing importance generally, and can be especially useful during the Covid-19...

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Rethinking rideshares: A transportation assistance pilot for pediatric patients with Sickle Cell Disease

S. Vais, L. Thomson, A. Williams, A. Sobota
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Objective. Transportation barriers can limit health care access. This is particularly problematic for patients with chronic medical conditions such as sickle cell disease (SCD) who require frequent medical visits.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Building a statewide subscription model for medical-legal partnership services with help from a primary care association: A Montana case study.

National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Montana Primary Care Association

Primary care associations (PCAs) and Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) are state and regional hubs for health centers that frequently lead training and technical assistance activities and help scale a range of health center-related clinical and operational innovations.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Stability of food insecurity status in paediatric primary care

K.A. Courts, R.A. Hubbard, H.B. Kersten, H. Klusaritz
Public Health Nutr

Objective: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screening for food insecurity (FI) at all well-child visits due to well-documented negative effects of experiencing FI in childhood. Before age 3, children have twelve recommended primary care visits at which screening could occur.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

National survey of legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to inform partnerships with health and community services

C. Timko, E. Taylor, A. Nash, D. Blonigen, D. Smelson, J. Tsai, A.K. Finlay
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) help veterans eliminate service access barriers. In this survey of 95 VA-housed legal clinics (70% of clinics), clients' legal problems were mainly estate planning, family, obtaining VA benefits, and housing (14–17% of clients).

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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