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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Opportunities to advance complex care in rural and frontier areas

J. Lloyd
Center for Health Care Strategies

People with complex care needs who live in rural communities face many of the same challenges experienced by individuals in urban areas, such as lack of transportation and food insecurity. However, rural communities are not just scaled-down cities.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Necessary but not sufficient: Why health care alone cannot improve population health and reduce health inequities

S.H. Woolf
Ann Fam Med

The health of Americans is in decline, a crisis that has been building for some years. Since the 1980s, US life expectancy has risen at a slower pace than in other countries.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Association of social and behavioral risk factors with earlier onset of adult hypertension and diabetes

M.S. Pantell, A.A. Prather, J.M. Downing, N.P. Gordon, N.E. Adler
JAMA Netw Open

Importance: The National Academy of Medicine has recommended incorporating information on social and behavioral factors associated with health, such as educational level and exercise, into electronic health records, but questions remain about the clinical value of doing so.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Association between receipt of a medically tailored meal program and health care use

S.A. Berkowitz, J. Terranova, L. Randall, K. Cranston, D.B. Waters, J. Hsu
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Whether interventions to improve food access can reduce health care use is unknown.

Objective: To determine whether participation in a medically tailored meal intervention is associated with fewer subsequent hospitalizations.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Provider and staff feedback on screening for social and behavioral determinants of health for pediatric patients

E. Byhoff, A. Garg, M. Pellicer, Y. Diaz, G.H. Yoon, M.P. Charn, M.L. Drainoni
J Am Board Fam Med

Introduction: Screening and referral for Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health (SDOH) are increasingly recommended in clinical guidelines and consensus statements.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Medicaid investments to address social needs in Oregon and California

H. Alderwick, C.M. Hood-Ronick, L.M. Gottlieb
Health Affairs

Health care organizations across the US are developing new approaches to addressing patients' social needs. Medicaid programs are uniquely placed to support these activities, given their central role in supporting low-income Americans.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Clinician experiences and attitudes regarding screening for social determinants of health in a large integrated health system

A. Schickedanz, C. Hamity, A. Rogers, A.L. Sharp, A. Jackson
Med Care

Background: Clinical screening for basic social needs—such as food and housing insecurity—is becoming more common as health systems develop programs to address social determinants of health. Clinician attitudes toward such programs are largely unexplored.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A 60-second survey to identify patients’ unmet social needs

S.R. Reves, J.P. O’Neal, M.M. Gonzalez, C. McHenry, M. Favour, R.S. Etz
Ann Fam Med

The connection between poor social determinants of health and high utilization of health care is well established. The use of emergency departments for illnesses manageable within the community is common, as are hospitalizations due to preventable disease complications.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementing an EHR-based screening and referral system to address social determinants of health in primary care

P. Buitron de la Vega, S. Losi, L. Sprague Martinez , A. Bovell-Ammon, A. Garg, T. James, A.M. Ewen, M. Stack, H. DeCarvalho, M. Sandel, R.G. Mishuris, S. Deych, P. Pelletier, N.R. Kressin
Med Care

Background: Social determinants affect health, yet there are few systematic clinical strategies in primary care that leverage electronic health record (EHR) automation to facilitate screening for social needs and resource referrals.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Screening for housing instability: Providers' reflections on addressing a social determinant of health

M. Chhabra, A.E. Sorrentino, M. Cusack, M.E. Dichter, A.E. Montgomery, G. True
J Gen Intern Med

Background: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has a long history of addressing social determinants of health, including housing.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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