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 siren@ucsf.edu. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Status of health equity report

The Root Cause Coalition

The evidence continues to build that health and well-being does not begin in a doctor’s office, a hospital, or other clinical setting. Health and well-being begin where we live, learn, work, and play.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Improving the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse in UK primary care: Interrupted time series evaluation of a system-level training and support programme

A.H. Sohal, G. Feder, K. Boomla, A. Dowrick, R. Hooper, A. Howell, M. Johnson, N. Lewis
BMC Med

It is unknown whether interventions known to improve the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse (DVA)-a global health concern-are effective outside of a trial.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Addressing social determinants: Scaling up partnerships with community-based organization networks

L. Robertson, B. Chernof
Health Affairs Blog

As health care payment models become more value-based, health care systems are increasingly interested in approaches that address both medical needs and social determinants of health.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Provision of utility shut-off protection letters at an urban safety-net hospital, 2009-2018

P. Giraldo, H.E. Hsu, E.M. Ashe, P.A. Buitron de la Vega, S. Losi, M. Silverstein, K.E. Lasser
J Ambul Care Manage

Most states prohibit utility companies from terminating service to low-income households when occupants present a medical letter confirming a household member has a chronic serious illness.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Fostering healthy neighborhoods: Alignment across the community development, financial well-being and health sectors

Build Healthy Places Network, Prosperity Now, and Financial Health Network

Substantial evidence links financial well-being and health. As income and wealth increase or decrease, so does health.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Food insecurity and health: Overcoming food insecurity through healthcare-based interventions

National Quality Forum and Humana

Drawing from diverse expert input and patient experiences, Food Insecurity and Health: Overcoming Food Insecurity Through Healthcare-Based Interventions, includes lessons learned, innovative and promising practices, as well as solutions to common barriers to address food insecurity in...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Provision of social services and health care quality in US community health centers, 2017

A.M. Kranz, A. Mahmud, D. Agniel, C. Damberg, J.W. Timbie
Am J Public Health

Objectives. To describe the types of social services provided at community health centers (CHCs), characteristics of CHCs providing these services, and the association between on-site provision and health care quality.Methods.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

A community health worker home visit program: Facilitators and barriers of program implementation

T. Menser, C. Swoboda, C. Sieck, J. Hefner, T. Huerta, A.S. McAlearney
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Home visit programs have long been used as a means of intervention specifically among vulnerable, at-risk populations including: chronically ill, impoverished, rural, or homebound individuals.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A review of tools to screen for social determinants of health in the United States: A practice brief

M. Moen, C. Storr, D. German, E. Friedmann, M. Johantgen
Popul Health Manag

Increasingly, health care institutions are called on to address social determinants of health (SDH) given the connection to morbidity and mortality across populations. However, widespread implementation of screening for health-related social conditions (HRSC) is lagging.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Implementation considerations for social determinants of health screening and referral interventions

A. Garg, E. Byhoff, M.G. Wexler
JAMA Netw Open

From pediatrics to geriatrics, addressing patients’ social determinants of health is becoming an integral component of health care delivery.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

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