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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Inequity: Society’s most important pre-existing condition

B. Hughes
Health Affairs Blog

The breadth and expected duration of the COVID-19 pandemic brings the entire range of society’s institutional structures into sharp relief at once.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Neighborhood disadvantage and hospital quality ratings in the Medicare Hospital Compare program

J. Fahrenbach, M.H. Chin, E.S. Huang, M.K. Springman, S.G. Weber, E.L. Tung
Med Care

Background: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provide nationwide hospital ratings that may influence reimbursement. These ratings do not account for the social risk of communities and may inadvertently penalize hospitals that service disadvantaged neighborhoods.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The development of health and housing consortia in New York City

A.L. Freeman, B. Mohan, H. Lustgarten, D. Sekulic, L. Shepard, M. Fogarty, S.A. Kaplan, K.M. Doran
Health Affairs

Health and housing consortia in New York City offer a model for bridging the divide between the health care and housing sectors. While staff in these sectors often recognize the need to better integrate their services, there are few models for doing so.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The effectiveness of case management interventions for the homeless, vulnerably housed and persons with lived experience: A systematic review

D. Ponka, E. Agbata, C. Kendall, V. Stergiopoulos, O. Mendonca, O. Magwood, A. Saad, B. Larson, A.H. Sun, N. Arya, T. Hannigan, K. Thavorn, A. Andermann, P. Tugwell, K. Pottie
PLoS One

Background: Individuals who are homeless or vulnerably housed are at an increased risk for mental illness, other morbidities and premature death.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Social risks among primary care patients in a large urban health system

C.G. Heller, A.S. Parsons, E.C. Chambers, K.P. Fiori, C.D. Rehm
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Health systems are increasingly interested in addressing the social determinants of health via social risk screening.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Financing the infrastructure of accountable communities for health is key to long-term sustainability

D.L. Hughes, C. Mann
Health Affairs

Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are collaborative partnerships spanning health, public health, and social services that seek to improve the health of individuals and communities by addressing social determinants of health such as housing, food security, employment, and transportation...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Housing intervention for medically complex families associated with improved family health: Pilot randomized trial

A. Bovell-Ammon, C. Mansilla, A. Poblacion, L. Rateau, T. Heeren, J.T. Cook, T. Zhang, S. Ettinger de Cuba, M.T. Sandel
Health Affairs

The effects of housing instability and homelessness on child and adult health are well documented. However, few studies have explored health and housing interventions for families with children with the objective of health improvement.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Effects of in-person assistance vs personalized written resources about social services on household social risks and child and caregiver health: A randomized clinical trial

L.M. Gottlieb, N.E. Adler, H. Wing, D. Velazquez, V. Keeton, A. Romero, M. Hernandez, A. Munoz Vera, E. Urrutia Caceres, C. Arevalo, P. Herrera, M. Bernal Suarez, D. Hessler
JAMA Network Open

Importance: Social and economic contexts shape children's short- and long-term health. Efforts to address contextual risk factors are increasingly incorporated into pediatric health care.

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of 2 social risk-related interventions.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Fostering healthy neighborhoods: Alignment across the community development, financial well-being and health sectors

Build Healthy Places Network, Prosperity Now, and Financial Health Network

Substantial evidence links financial well-being and health. As income and wealth increase or decrease, so does health.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Provision of social services and health care quality in US community health centers, 2017

A.M. Kranz, A. Mahmud, D. Agniel, C. Damberg, J.W. Timbie
Am J Public Health

Objectives. To describe the types of social services provided at community health centers (CHCs), characteristics of CHCs providing these services, and the association between on-site provision and health care quality. Methods.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
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