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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A systematic scoping review of how healthcare organizations are facilitating access to fruits and vegetables in their patient populations

S. Veldheer, C. Scartozzi, A. Knehans, T. Oser, N. Sood, D.R. George, A. Smith, A. Cohen, R.M. Winkels
J Nutr

There is compelling evidence on the impact of diet as preventative medicine, and with rising health care costs healthcare organizations are attempting to identify interventions to improve patient health outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Environmental health consults in children hospitalized with respiratory infections

A. Nelson, A.J. Salkoski, B. Richards, W. Elliott, C.Tan Cadogan, M. Hirschfeld, G. Day, P. Holck, J. Peterson, R. Singleton
J Community Health

Indoor air pollutants contribute to respiratory infections and asthma exacerbations in children. Rural Alaska Native children experience some of the highest U.S. rates of respiratory hospitalizations, which are associated with lack of in-home running water, household crowding, and woodstove use...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

"Having a normal life": A qualitative study on client goal-setting within a health care and social needs navigation program

K. LaForge, P. Wros, K.J. Bradley, K. Beiers-Jones
J Ambul Care Manage

Client goals within healthcare and social needs navigation programs are neither well understood nor incorporated into ambulatory care practices.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Community-derived recommendations for healthcare systems and medical students to support people who are houseless in Portland, Oregon: A mixed-methods study

C. King, C. Fisher, J. Johnson, A. Chun, D. Bangsberg, P. Carder
BMC Public Health

Background: People who are houseless (also referred to as homeless) perceive high stigma in healthcare settings, and face disproportionate disparities in morbidity and mortality versus people who are housed.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Food insecurity and health: Addressing food needs for Medicaid enrollees as part of COVID-19 response efforts

C. Hall, S. Artiga, K. Orgera, R. Garfield
Kaiser Family Foundation

One area of growing need due to the COVID-19 pandemic is access to food. Many people are facing increased challenges accessing food as they lose jobs and income, and many children have lost access to meals through schools due to their closure.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Health care’s social movement should not leave science behind

S.A. Berkowitz, S. Kangovi
Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Americans are dying at startling rates, not only from COVID-19 but also its reverberating socioeconomic effects: massive unemployment, food insecurity, social isolation, and stress-related increases in smoking, alcohol use, opioid use, and suicide.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

The right to food: Building upon "food is medicine"

E.K. Barnidge, S.H. Stenmark, M. DeBor, H.K. Seligman
Am J Prev Med

During the past decade, the “food is medicine” movement has captured momentum and successfully acted upon evidence that a nutritionally adequate diet supports better health outcomes.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Caring for patients with lived experience of homelessness

A. Andermann, G. Bloch, R. Goel, V. Brcic, G. Salvalaggio, S. Twan, C.E. Kendall, D. Ponka, K. Pottie
Can Fam Physician

Objective: To guide family physicians working in a range of primary care clinical settings on how to provide care and support for patients who are vulnerably housed or experiencing homelessness.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Basic social resource needs screening in the gynecologic oncology clinic: a quality improvement initiative

A.L Beavis, A. Sanneh, R.L Stone, M. Vitale, K. Levinson, A.F. Rositch, A.N. Fader, K. Topel, A. Abing, S.L. Wethington
Am J Obstet Gynecol

Background: Social determinants of health are known to contribute to disparities in health outcomes.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Analysis of the effects of a patient-centered rideshare program on missed appointments and timeliness for MRI appointments at an academic medical center

D.S. Whorms, A.K. Narayan, A. Pourvaziri, R. Miles, M. Glover, J. Herrington, S. Saini, J.A. Brink, E.J. Flores
J Am Coll Radiol

Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the differences in timeliness to MRI appointments and missed MRI appointment rates before and after the implementation of a rideshare program.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group
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