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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Randomized controlled trial of emergency department interventions to improve primary care follow-up for patients with acute asthma

J.M. Baren, E.D. Boudreaux, B.E. Brenner, R.K. Cydulka, B.H. Rowe, S. Clark, C.A. Camargo, Jr.
Chest

Objective: Emergency department (ED) visits for asthma are frequent and may indicate increased morbidity and poor primary care access. Our objective was to compare the effect of two interventions on primary care follow-up after ED treatment for asthma exacerbations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Preventing low birth weight in Illinois: Outcomes of the family case management program

R. Silva, M. Thomas, R. Caetano, C. Aragaki
Matern Child Health J

Objectives: In the mid 1980's the federal government passed legislation allowing states to expand their Medicaid programs for pregnant women. States were also offered matching funds for "enhanced" prenatal care services.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The effects of respite care for homeless patients: A cohort study

D. Buchanan, B. Doblin, T. Sai, P. Garcia
Am J Public Health

Objectives: Homeless individuals experience high rates of physical and mental illness, increased mortality, and frequent hospitalizations.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Social work at the heart of the medical team

A. Kitchen, J. Brook
Soc Work Health Care

This paper proposes one model of hospital social work delivery services that places social work in a facilitative role within the medical team, and describes a pilot project designed to evaluate these services.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Effectiveness of a primary care intervention to support reading aloud: A multicenter evaluation

R. Needlman, K.H. Toker, B.P. Dreyer, P. Klass, A.L. Mendelsohn
Ambul Pediatr

Objective: Failure to read at grade level predicts life-long economic and social disability. Early exposure to reading aloud may prevent reading problems.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Asthma home teaching: Two evaluation approaches

J.M. Catov, G.M. Marsh, A.O. Youk, V.Y. Huffman
Dis Manag

The aim of this research was to measure the impact of home-based teaching on reducing asthma admissions and emergency department (ED) visits for Medicaid-managed care patients utilizing two different study design methods.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Results of a multisite randomized trial of supported employment interventions for individuals with severe mental illness

J.A. Cook, H.S. Leff, C.R. Blyler, P.B. Gold, R.W. Goldberg, K.T. Mueser, M.G. Toprac, W.R. McFarlane, M.S. Shafer, L.E. Blankertz, K. Dudek, L.A. Razzano, D.D. Grey, J. Burke-Miller
Arch Gen Psychiatry

Context: National probability surveys indicate that most individuals with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses are not employed.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

It takes a village: A multidisciplinary model for the acute illness aftercare of individuals experiencing homelessness

A. Gundlapalli, M. Hanks, S.M. Stevens, A.M. Geroso, C.R. Viavant, Y. McCall, P. Lang, M. Bovos, N.T. Branscomb, A.D. Ainsworth
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Homeless individuals are often uninsured and are more likely than the housed to utilize acute health care services and experience longer hospitalizations.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Use of a patient navigator to increase colorectal cancer screening in an urban neighborhood health clinic

L. Jandorf, Y. Gutierrez, J. Lopez, J. Christie, S. H. Itzkowitz
J Urban Health

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Racial disparities in CRC incidence and mortality have been well documented. In addition, lower rates of CRC screening among ethnic minorities have been reported.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Reach Out and Read: Promoting pediatric literacy guidance through a transdisciplinary team

R. Bailey, K.B. Rhee
J Health Care Poor Underserved

The mission of Reach Out and Read (ROR) is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, to help ensure that children grow up with books and a love of reading.

2005

Peer Reviewed Research

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