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A realist evaluation analysis of a novel multi-faceted inpatient patient navigation program
Objectives: Children of color and from low-income families experience disparities in hospital care and outcomes.
Medicaid and health-related social needs: Four insights over four years
Center for Health Care Strategies
People struggling to secure food and housing also struggle to stay healthy. This reality is glaringly obvious, and painfully urgent for so many. But what can Medicaid do?
Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: a qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework
BMC Health Serv Res
Background: Screening in primary care for unmet individual social needs (e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, unemployment, social isolation) is critical to addressing their deleterious effects on patients' health outcomes.
Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: A qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework
BMC Health Serv Res
Background: Screening in primary care for unmet individual social needs (e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, unemployment, social isolation) is critical to addressing their deleterious effects on patients’ health outcomes.
Targeted clinical interventions for reducing pediatric readmissions
Background: In this interventional study, we addressed the selection and application of clinical interventions on pediatric patients identified as at risk by a predictive model for readmissions.
Food security and clinical outcomes of the 2017 Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Prescription program
J Nutr Educ Behav
Objective: Evaluate improvements in food security and health outcomes associated with participation in a produce prescription program. Design: Program evaluation with repeated measures over 6 months. Setting: Six sites across Georgia.
Baby's First Years: Design of a randomized controlled trial of poverty reduction in the United States
Childhood economic disadvantage is associated with lower cognitive and social-emotional skills, reduced educational attainment, and lower earnings in adulthood.
Provider perspectives on screening for social determinants of health in pediatric settings: A qualitative study
J Pediatr Health Care
Introduction: Pediatric settings often screen children and/or caregivers for social determinants of health (SDH) needs. Although SDH awareness rose with COVID, questions remain regarding best practices for SDH screening in pediatric settings.
How an interdisciplinary care team reduces prolonged admissions among older patients with complex needs
NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery
A subset of patients cared for by the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are older and have complex medical, psychological, and social needs.