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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Social risks among primary care patients in a large urban health system

C.G. Heller, A.S. Parsons, E.C. Chambers, K.P. Fiori, C.D. Rehm
Am J Prev Med

Introduction: Health systems are increasingly interested in addressing the social determinants of health via social risk screening.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Where is the break-even point for community health workers? Using national data and local programmatic costs to find the break-even point for a metropolitan community health worker program.

T. Gurley-Calvez, J.A.R. Williams
Med Care

Background: Community health worker (CHW) programs take many forms and have been shown to be effective in improving health in several contexts. The extent to which they reduce unnecessary care is not firmly established.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Social isolation and loneliness: the new geriatric giants: Approach for primary care

A. Freedman, J. Nicolle
Can Fam Physician

Objective: To review the problems of social isolation, loneliness, and social vulnerability in older adults and the associated risks, and to help primary care providers identify patients at risk and recommend effective interventions.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Return on investment from co-locating tax assistance for low-income persons at clinical sites

S. Black, S. Sisco, T. Williams, M. Brathwaite, K. Bhandarkar, D.A. Chokshi, M.H. Katz
JAMA

Poverty is associated with higher morbidity and mortality across a range of diseases. However, it is difficult for clinicians to address poverty, even compared with other social determinants, such as food or transportation, because of resource constraints and questions about the...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Linking health and social services through area agencies on aging is associated with lower health care use and spending

A.L. Brewster, T.L. Wilson, J. Frehn, D. Berish, S.R. Kunkel
Health Affairs

Area Agencies on Aging are increasingly partnering with health care organizations to address the health-related social needs of older adults and contribute to multisector coalitions that promote community health.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Cash benchmarking for integrated health care and human services interventions: Finding the value added

S.A. Berkowitz, S.T. Edwards, D. Polsky
Health Affairs

Health-related social needs, which include food insecurity, housing instability, and lack of transportation, are strongly associated with poor health outcomes, more health care use, and higher health care spending.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Financing the infrastructure of accountable communities for health is key to long-term sustainability

D.L. Hughes, C. Mann
Health Affairs

Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are collaborative partnerships spanning health, public health, and social services that seek to improve the health of individuals and communities by addressing social determinants of health such as housing, food security, employment, and transportation...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The organizational risks of cross-sector partnerships: A comparison of health and human services perspectives

S. Petchel, S. Gelmon, B. Goldberg
Health Affairs

What factors do health and human services leaders assess when considering collaborative opportunities, and what do they worry about?

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Health and human services integration: Generating sustained health and equity improvements

C. Fichtenberg, J. Delva, K. Minyard, L.M. Gottlieb
Health Affairs

Concurrent increases in evidence about social determinants of health and the use of value-based health care incentives are driving new efforts to integrate health care and human services.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Treating children, coaching their parents

R. Lott
Health Affairs

The Parent Connext program in Cincinnati, Ohio, integrates social services for families into pediatric care visits.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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