Evidence & Resource Library
Search through our entire 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@example.com.
Jump to SIREN Resources
Addressing social determinants of health requires stronger public-private alliances
Comments from NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members on the findings of a survey on public-private partnerships.
Addressing transportation insecurity improves attendance at posthospitalization appointments
Background: Transportation influences attendance at posthospitalization appointments (PHAs). In 2017, our pediatric hospital medicine group found that our patients missed 38% of their scheduled PHAs, with several being due to transportation insecurity.
Comparing health care system and physician practice influences on social risk screening
Health Care Manage Rev
Background: Health care systems can support dissemination of innovations, such as social risk screening in physician practices, but to date, no studies have examined the association of health system characteristics and practice-level adoption of social risk screening.
ACO and social service organization partnerships: Payment, challenges, and perspectives
The integration of clinical and health-related social needs is both essential and elusive.
Supporting vulnerable populations during the pandemic: stakeholders’ experiences and perceptions of social prescribing in Scotland during Covid-19
Qual Health Res
Social prescribing schemes refer people toward personalized health/wellbeing interventions in local communities. Since schemes hold different representations of social prescribing, responses to the pandemic crisis will vary.
Background: Food insecurity, the inadequate access to food due to financial constraints, is a major public health issue in the US and Canada, where the same 18-item questionnaire is used to monitor food insecurity.
Emergency Department staff experiences of screening and response for intimate partner violence in a multi-site feasibility study: Acceptability, enablers and barriers
Australas Emerg Care
Background: Intimate partner violence is a lead cause of ill health and premature death among Australian women. Abused women are likely to present to Emergency Departments. Routine screening provides opportunities to identify and respond to intimate partner violence.
Evaluation of a social determinants of health screening questionnaire and workflow pilot within an adult ambulatory clinic
BMC Fam Pract
Background: There is increased recognition in clinical settings of the importance of documenting, understanding, and addressing patients' social determinants of health (SDOH) to improve health and address health inequities.
Precision communication: Physicians’ linguistic adaptation to patients’ health literacy
Little quantitative research has explored which clinician skills and behaviors facilitate communication. Mutual understanding is especially challenging when patients have limited health literacy (HL).