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Using electronic health record-based clinical decision support to provide social risk-informed care in community health centers: Protocol for the design and assessment of a clinical decision support tool
JMIR Res Protoc
Background: Consistent and compelling evidence demonstrates that social and economic adversity has an impact on health outcomes.
Patient interest in receiving assistance with self-reported social risks
J Am Board Fam Med
Objectives: This study evaluated how often patients who reported social risk factors requested assistance with these risks in an integrated health system.
Evaluation of the core 5 social determinants of health screening tool.
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.
Primary care-based interventions to address the financial needs of patients experiencing poverty: a scoping review of the literature
Int J Equity Health
Background: It is broadly accepted that poverty is associated with poor health, and the health impact of poverty has been explored in numerous high-income country settings.
Integrating social determinants of health screening and referral during routine emergency department care: Evaluation of reach and implementation challenges
Implement Sci Commun
Background: Despite the importance of social determinants in health outcomes, little is known about the best practices for screening and referral during clinical encounters.
Landlord behavior after receiving pediatrician-generated letters to address poor housing conditions
JAMA Netw Open
Indoor environmental exposures are detrimental to health outcomes and contribute to childhood morbidity; however, addressing these exposures remains a challenge in pediatric care.
Food for life: Health care’s role in improving health through food assistance benefits
Health Affairs Blog
It is hard to forget the anxiety we felt around skyrocketing unemployment and empty grocery shelves in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this was just a moment in time, millions of Americans continue to struggle without adequate access to food.
Development of a homelessness risk screening tool for emergency department patients
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.
Mapping the navigation systems of Pennsylvania: Opportunities for the future
Social Impact Network Consulting
Affordable housing, employment, safety, mental and behavioral health, affordable legal services, transportation, income support, benefits navigation, education, and health – many organizations are dedicated to meeting these singular needs.