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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 siren@ucsf.edu.

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Background: Consistent and compelling evidence demonstrates that social and economic adversity has an impact on health outcomes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Evaluation of the core 5 social determinants of health screening tool.

N. Bechtel, A. Jones, J. Kue, J.L. Ford
Public Health Nurs

Objective: This study evaluated the effects of a social determinants of health (SDH) screening tool and service referral on emergency department (ED) use among patients at a Federally Qualified Health Center primary care clinic. Study design: Quasi-experimental.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Background: Despite the importance of social determinants in health outcomes, little is known about the best practices for screening and referral during clinical encounters.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Development of a homelessness risk screening tool for emergency department patients

K.M. Doran, E. Johns, S. Zuiderveen, M. Shinn, K. Dinan, M. Schretzman, L. Gelberg, D. Culhane, D. Shelley, T. Mijanovich
Health Serv Res

 Objective: To develop a screening tool to identify emergency department (ED) patients at risk of entering a homeless shelter, which could inform targeting of interventions to prevent future homelessness episodes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research