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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National survey of legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to inform partnerships with health and community services

C. Timko, E. Taylor, A. Nash, D. Blonigen, D. Smelson, J. Tsai, A.K. Finlay
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) help veterans eliminate service access barriers. In this survey of 95 VA-housed legal clinics (70% of clinics), clients' legal problems were mainly estate planning, family, obtaining VA benefits, and housing (14–17% of clients).

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Adjustment for social risk factors does not meaningfully affect performance on Medicare's MIPS clinician cost measures

A.T. Sandhu, J. Bhattacharya, J. Lam, S. Bounds, B. Luo, D. Moran, A. Uwilingiyimana, D. Fenson, N. Choradia, R. Do, L. Feinberg, T. MaCurdy, S. Nagavarapu
Health Aff

Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) includes episode-based cost measures that evaluate Medicare expenditures for specific conditions and procedures.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Association between patient social risk and physician performance scores in the first year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System

D. Khullar, W.L. Schpero, A.M. Bond, Y. Qian, L.P. Casalino
JAMA

The US Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is a major Medicare value-based payment program aimed at improving quality and reducing costs. Little is known about how physicians’ performance varies by social risk of their patients.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Clinicians with high socially at-risk caseloads received reduced merit-based incentive payment System Scores

K.J. Johnston, J.M. Hockenberry, R.K. Wadhera, K.E. Joynt Maddox
Health Aff

To understand how clinicians with high caseloads of socially at-risk patients fare under Medicare’s new outpatient Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), we examined the first (2019) round of MIPS performance data for 510,020 clinicians.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Keys to cross-sector collaboration: Learning from the implementation of a comprehensive social continuum assessment (CSCA)

K. Grounds, N. Blumenfeld , S.N. McKinlay, D. Francis
Health Leads

In this report, collaborators from Health Leads and 2-1-1 San Diego outline the purpose and impact of the Comprehensive Social Continuum Assessment (CSCA).

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Patient and community organization perspectives on accessing social resources from the emergency department: A qualitative study

M.E. Samuels-Kalow, M.F. Molina, G.E. Ciccolo, A. Curt, E.C. Cleveland Manchanda, N.C. de Paz, C.A. Camargo, Jr
West J Emerg Med

Social risks adversely affect health and are associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs. Emergency department (ED) patients have high rates of social risk; however, little is known about best practices for ED-based screening or linkage to community resources.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Beyond clinical food prescriptions and mobile markets: Parent views on the role of a healthcare institution in increasing healthy eating in food insecure families

E.L. DeWit, E.M Meissen-Sebelius, R.P. Shook, K.A. Pina, E.D. De Miranda, M.J. Summar, E.A. Hurley
Nutr J

Background: Children in food-insecure families face increased barriers to meeting recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Health equity issue brief

Humana

The intent of this policy brief is to inform and update stakeholders on health equity, including current research and public policy. It’s meant to spark conversations over opportunities to affect change.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Maintaining social connections in the setting of COVID-19 social distancing: a call to action

M.S. Pantell, L. Shields-Zeeman
Am J Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest public health crisis the United States has faced in generations. The devastating direct medical consequences of COVID-19 have been accompanied by far-reaching economic and social consequences, including increased risk of social isolation and loneliness.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Primary care-led transition clinics hold promise in improving care transitions for cancer patients facing social disparities: A commentary.

M. Malebranche, A. Sarivalasis, S. Peters, P. Mathevet, J. Cornuz, P. Bodenmann
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Transitions in care are key junctions during which care coordination, communication, and individualized support are required to ensure optimal health outcomes for patients.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

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