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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Lay patient navigator program implementation for equal access to cancer care and clinical trials: Essential steps and initial challenges

M.L. Steinberg, A. Fremont, D.C. Khan, D. Huang, H. Knapp, D. Karaman, N. Forge, K. Andre, L.M. Chaiken, O.E. Streeter Jr.
Cancer

Background: Disparities in cancer detection, treatment, and outcomes among racial/ethnic minorities and low-income patients are well documented. One way to reduce these disparities is to use patient navigators to address barriers to care.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

MHSPY: A children's health initiative for maintaining at-risk youth in the community

K.E. Grimes, B. Mullin
J Behav Health Serv Res

The Massachusetts Mental Health Services Program for Youth (MHSPY) is a home-based clinical intervention that seeks to maintain youth with severe functional impairment in the community via delivery of integrated primary care, mental health, substance abuse, and social services.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effectiveness of a care coordination model for stroke survivors: A randomized study

N. Claiborne
Health Soc Work

This study evaluated the effectiveness of systematically integrating biopsychosocial interventions with coordinated delivery of care for outpatients recovering from stroke.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Survivors of domestic violence: Demographics and disparities in visitors to an interdisciplinary specialty clinic

J.W. Fisher, A.J. Shelton
Fam Community Health

Although the traditional response to domestic violence has been undertaken by legal and human service agencies, this societal issue has become increasingly recognized as a national public health concern.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The effects of respite care for homeless patients: A cohort study

D. Buchanan, B. Doblin, T. Sai, P. Garcia
Am J Public Health

Objectives: Homeless individuals experience high rates of physical and mental illness, increased mortality, and frequent hospitalizations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Implementing a multidisease chronic care model in primary care using people and technology

D.A. Dorr, A. Wilcox, L. Burns, C.P. Brunker, S.P. Narus, P.D. Clayton
Dis Manag

Management of chronic disease is performed inadequately in the United States in spite of the availability of beneficial, effective therapies.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Randomized controlled trial of emergency department interventions to improve primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma

J.M. Baren, E.D. Boudreaux, B.E. Brenner, R.K. Cydulka, B.H. Rowe, S. Clark, C.A. Camargo, Jr.
Chest

Objective: Emergency department (ED) visits for asthma are frequent and may indicate increased morbidity and poor primary care access. Our objective was to compare the effect of two interventions on primary care follow-up after ED treatment for asthma exacerbations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Preventing low birth weight in Illinois: Outcomes of the family case management program

R. Silva, M. Thomas, R. Caetano, C. Aragaki
Matern Child Health J

Objectives: In the mid 1980's the federal government passed legislation allowing states to expand their Medicaid programs for pregnant women. States were also offered matching funds for "enhanced" prenatal care services.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

It takes a village: A multidisciplinary model for the acute illness aftercare of individuals experiencing homelessness

A. Gundlapalli, M. Hanks, S.M. Stevens, A.M. Geroso, C.R. Viavant, Y. McCall, P. Lang, M. Bovos, N.T. Branscomb, A.D. Ainsworth
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Homeless individuals are often uninsured and are more likely than the housed to utilize acute health care services and experience longer hospitalizations.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Use of a patient navigator to increase colorectal cancer screening in an urban neighborhood health clinic

L. Jandorf, Y. Gutierrez, J. Lopez, J. Christie, S. H. Itzkowitz
J Urban Health

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Racial disparities in CRC incidence and mortality have been well documented. In addition, lower rates of CRC screening among ethnic minorities have been reported.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
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