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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Socially vulnerable older adults & medical-legal partnership

L. Tobin Tyler
National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

As the American population continues to age, health care, social service, community, and family resources should be deployed with person-centered goals that maximize older adults’ independence and control over their priorities.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Review

A review of housing and food intersections: Implications for nurses and nursing research

L. Vold, M. Lynch, W. Martin
Can J Nurs Res

Study Background: Quality, accessibility, and affordability of housing and food are public health and nursing concerns. Yet, intersections between housing and food security are relatively understudied.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

From their perspective: The connection between life stressors and health care service use patterns of homeless frequent users of the emergency department

M. Moore, K.M. Conrick, A. Reddy, A. Allen, C. Jaffe
Health Soc Work

The perspective of homeless adults on their health care service utilization is not well studied.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Impact of supportive housing on substance use-related health care utilization among homeless persons who are active substance users

S.A. Miller-Archie, S.C. Walters, T.P. Singh, S. Lim
Ann Epidemiol

Purpose: Homeless persons with a substance use disorder (SUD) are at high risk of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations. We evaluated the impact of supportive housing on SUD-related ED visits and hospitalizations among active substance users experiencing chronic homelessness.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Material hardships and health care utilization among low income children with special health care needs

A.E. Fuller, N.M. Brown, L. Grado, S.O. Oyeku, R.S. Gross
Acad Pediatr

Introduction: Material hardships, defined as difficulty meeting basic needs, are associated with adverse child health outcomes, including suboptimal health care utilization. Children with special health care needs (CSHCN) may be more vulnerable to the effects of hardships.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Loneliness in primary care patients: A prevalence study

R.A. Mullen, S. Tong, R.T. Sabo, W.R. Liaw, J. Marshall, D.E. Nease Jr, A.H. Krist, J.J. Frey III
Ann Fam Med

Purpose: Loneliness has important health consequences. Little is known, however, about loneliness in primary care patient populations.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Determining food-insecure families' resource access with health system and public data

D. Palakshappa, D. Strane, H. Griffis, A.G. Fiks
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Families' access to local food-insecurity (FI) resources differs. This study examines how health system and public data may be combined to identify limitations in community resources designed to address FI.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Intimate partner violence

E. Miller, B. McCaw
N Engl J Med

Intimate partner violence is common, costly, and associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Research over a period of several decades has revealed the short- and long-term effects of violence on the physical and mental health and social well-being of affected persons and their children...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Embedding an immigration legal navigator in a primary care clinic

S. Kimball, M. Maju, N. Singh, L. Sonis
Ann Fam Med

Immigration status functions as an independent social determinant of health.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Adjusting for social risk factors impacts performance and penalties in the hospital readmissions reduction program

K.E. Joynt Maddox, M. Reidhead, J. Hu, A.J.H. Kind, A.M. Zaslavsky, E.M. Nagasako, D.R. Nerenz
Health Serv Res

Objective: Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) does not account for social risk factors in risk adjustment, and this may lead the program to unfairly penalize safety-net hospitals.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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