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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An English-language clinic-based literacy program is effective for a multilingual population

M. Silverstein, L. Iverson, P. Lozano
Pediatrics

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of a clinic-based pediatric literacy intervention on a multilingual population.

Background: Clinic-based literacy interventions are effective among English- and Spanish-speaking children. No data exist for multilingual populations.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Making family planning clinics an empowerment zone for rural battered women

P.M. Ulbrich, J. Stockdale
Women Health

While domestic violence in rural areas is not different in kind or incidence from that found in urban areas of the country, rural women face unique difficulties in accessing health and social services when they experience abuse.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A community-based free nursing clinic's approach to management of health problems for the uninsured: The Hepatitis C example

S.E. Van Zandt, M.I. D'Lugoff, L. Kelley
Fam Community Health

Poverty, as an outgrowth of lack of opportunity in employment, basic education, affordable housing, and racism, directly affects disparities in health status. Health care providers are challenged to identify and overcome systemic barriers to health services for the poorest patients.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Association of ancillary services with primary care utilization and retention for patients with HIV/AIDS

W. Lo, T. MacGovern, J. Bradford
AIDS Care

Fenway Community Health Center (FCHC), located in Boston, Massachusetts, provides comprehensive care to persons with HIV/AIDS, including medical, mental health and other health-related services.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Beyond screening for domestic violence: A systems model approach in a managed care setting

B. McCaw, W.H. Berman, S.L. Syme, E.F. Hunkeler
Am J Prev Med

Background: Implementation of screening guidelines for domestic violence has been challenging. The multifaceted "systems model" may provide an effective means to improve domestic violence screening, identification, and intervention in the healthcare setting.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

The impact of a clinic-based literacy intervention on language development in inner-city preschool children

A.L. Mendelsohn, L.N. Mogilner, B.P. Dreyer, J.A. Forman, S.C. Weinstein, M. Broderick, K.J. Cheng, T. Magloire, T. Moore, C. Napier
Pediatrics

Objective: To determine the effect of a clinic-based literacy intervention on the language development of preschool children.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

A randomized, controlled trial of a simple emergency department intervention to improve the rate of primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma exacerbations

J.M. Baren, F.S. Shofer, B. Ivey, S. Reinhard, J. DeGeus, S.A. Stahmer, R. Panettieri, J.E. Hollander
Ann Emerg Med

Study Objective: We determined whether a simple emergency department intervention improves the likelihood of primary care provider (PCP) follow-up after ED discharge for an acute asthma exacerbation.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

A randomized trial of augmented prenatal care for multiple-risk, Medicaid-eligible African American women

L.V. Klerman, S.L. Ramey, R.L. Goldenberg, S. Marbury, J. Hou, S.P. Cliver
Am J Public Health

Objectives: This project investigated whether augmented prenatal care for high-risk African American women would improve pregnancy outcomes and patients' knowledge of risks, satisfaction with care, and behavior.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

From concept to application: The impact of a community-wide intervention to improve the delivery of preventive services to children

P.A. Margolis, R. Stevens, W.C. Bordley, J. Stuart, C. Harlan, L. Keyes-Elstein, S. Wisseh
Pediatrics

Objective: To improve health outcomes of children, the US Maternal and Child Health Bureau has recommended more effective organization of preventive services within primary care practices and more coordination between practices and community-based agencies.

2001

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Restricting Medicaid payments for transportation: Effects on inner-city patients' health care

W.M. Tierney, L.E. Harris, D.L. Gaskins, X.H. Zhou, G.J. Eckert, A.S. Bates, F.D. Wolinsky
Am J Med Sci

Background: Prior approval programs have been used to control spiraling costs of Medicaid, but they are rarely formally assessed. We evaluated the effect of a change in Indiana Medicaid's policy (effective October 1, 1993) requiring prior approval to pay transportation costs.

2000

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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