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 clinic-based pilot intervention to enhance diabetes management for elderly Hispanic patients

A. L. Nguyen, M. Angulo, L.L. Haghi, M. Cruz, N. Nikroo, S. Peraza, J. Bennink, O. Kenrik Duru, A. A. Moore, L. A. Mosqueda
J Health Environ Educ

Background and Objectives: Successful diabetes self-management requires behavioral and lifestyle changes. However, low-income patients may face challenges related to poverty that make it difficult to engage in lifestyle changes.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Breathe easy at home: A qualitative evaluation of a pediatric asthma intervention

A. Rosofsky , M. Reid, M. Sandel, M. Zielenbach, J. Murphy, M.K. Scammell
Glob Qual Nurs Res

The Breathe Easy at Home Program enables clinicians to refer asthmatic patients to Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD) if they suspect housing conditions trigger symptoms.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Measuring social determinants of health among Medicaid beneficiaries: early state lessons

A. Spencer, B. Freda, T. McGinnis, L. Gottlieb
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Newer payment and care models aimed at improving health outcomes and lowering costs of Medicaid beneficiaries are leading providers and health plans to address the root causes of poor health and high health care costs, some of which relate back to underlying social needs, such as housing and...

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Connecting those at risk to care: the quick start guide to developing community care coordination pathways

Pathways Community HUB Institute, Community Care Coordination Learning Network
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

This Quick Start guide complements Pathways Community HUB Manual: A Guide To Identify and Address Risk Factors, Reduce Costs, and Improve Outcomes, initially published in 2010 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Community health center provider ability to identify, treat and account for the social determinants of health: a card study

J.H. Lewis, K. Whelihan, I. Navarro, K.R. Boyle, SDH Card Study Implementation Team
BMC Fam Pract

Background: The social determinants of health (SDH) are conditions that shape the overall health of an individual on a continuous basis. As momentum for addressing social factors in primary care settings grows, provider ability to identify, treat and assess these factors remains unknown.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Addressing social determinants of health in a clinic setting: The WellRx pilot in Albuquerque, New Mexico

J. Page-Reeves, W. Kaufman, M. Bleecker, J. Norris, K. McCalmont, V. Ianakieva, D. Ianakieva, A. Kaufman
J Am Board Fam Med

Although it is known that the social determinants of health have a larger influence on health outcomes than health care, there currently is no structured way for primary care providers to identify and address nonmedical social needs experienced by patients seen in a clinic setting.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Integrating permanent supportive housing and co-occurring disorders treatment for individuals who are homeless

D.A. Smelson, H. Zaykowski, N. Guevermont, J. Siegfriedt, L. Sawh, D. Modzelewski, S. Tsemberis, V. Kane
J Dual Diagn

Objectives: While permanent housing, addictions, and mental health treatment are often critical needs to achieve housing stability and community reintegration, few studies have systematically integrated them into a single comprehensive approach for people experiencing chronic homelessness.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Housing quality in a randomized controlled trial of Housing First for homeless individuals with mental illness: Correlates and associations with outcomes

C.E. Adair, B. Kopp, J. Distasio, S. W. Hwang, J. Lavoie, S. Veldhuizen, J. Voroka, A.F. Kaufman, J.M. Somers, S.R. LeBlanc, S. Cote, S. Addorisio, D. Matte, P. Goering
J Urban Health

Housing quality (HQ) is associated with mental health, and may mediate outcomes in housing interventions. However, studies of housing interventions rarely report HQ.

2016

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

The Hunger Vital Sign: Best practices for screening and intervening to alleviate food insecurity

R. Rottapel, R. Sheward
Children's Health Watch

Introduction: The Hunger Vital SignTM (HVS) is a validated 2-question food insecurity screening tool that allows clinicians to accurately identify households at risk of food insecurity and address patient needs appropriately.

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Accounting for social risk factors in Medicare payment: Data

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The National Academies Press

The Department of Health and Human Services, acting through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene an ad hoc committee to identify social risk factors that affect the health outcomes of...

2016

Issue Briefs & Reports

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