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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Community resilience for COVID-19 and beyond: Leveraging a system for health care and social services integration

A.L. Brewster, M. Fleming, M. Knox, A. Roth
Health Affairs Blog

Growing consensus supports the view that cross-sector alignment of health care, public health, and social service systems can promote population health and efficient use of resources.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Leveraging the electronic health record to link health center patients with medical-legal partnership services

M. Curran
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

For health centers seeking to take action on health inequities experienced by their patients, the electronic health record (EHR) represents a largely untapped resource to link social determinants of health and health-harming legal needs, activate medical-legal partnership (MLP) interventions,...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

"Hay que seguir en la lucha": An FQHC's community health action approach to promoting Latinx immigrants' individual and community resilience

T.N.J. Yamanis, T. Morrissey, L. Bochey, N. Cañas, C. Sol
Behav Med

Latinx immigrants have poorer access to health care, compared to non-Latinx Whites. Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) provide clinical and community programing to address their clients’ health needs.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

A community development program and reduction in high-cost health care use

D.J. Chisolm, C. Jones, E.D. Root, M. Dolce, K.J. Kelleher
Pediatrics

Adverse housing and neighborhood conditions influence child health.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

The COVID-19 shadow pandemic: Meeting social needs for a city in lockdown

J. Clapp, A. Calvo-Friedman, S. Cameron, N. Kramer, S.L. Kumar, E. Foote, J. Lupi, O. Osuntuyi, D.A. Chokshi
Health Aff

Addressing patients’ social needs is key to helping patients heal from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), preventing the spread of the virus, and reducing its disproportionate burden on low-income communities and communities of color.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Screening for unmet social needs: Patient engagement or alienation?

E. Butler, A. Morgan, S. Kangovi
NEJM Catalyst

The importance of addressing unmet social needs has been recently underscored by Covid-19 racial disparities and a massive economic recession. However, as the rush to implementation outpaces research and rigorous evaluation, we are seeing the potential for unintended consequences.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Evaluation of a patient-collected audio audit and feedback quality improvement program on clinician attention to patient life context and health care costs in the Veterans Affairs health care system

S. Weiner, A. Schwartz, L. Altman, S. Ball, B. Bartle, A. Binns-Calvey, C. Chan, C. Falck-Ytter, M. Frenchman, B. Gee, J. Jackson, N. Jordan, B. Kass, B. Kelly, N. Safdar, C. Scholcoff, G. Sharma, F. Weaver, M. Wopat
JAMA Netw Open

Importance: Evidence-based care plans can fail when they do not consider relevant patient life circumstances, termed contextual factors, such as a loss of social support or financial hardship. Preventing these contextual errors can reduce obstacles to effective care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Slowing Medicare spending by optimizing late-life needs

F. Rinaldo, M. Altman, K. Cannon, T. Platchek, N.R. Shah, R.M. Kaplan, A. Milstein
NEJM Catalyst

In this article, we highlight three care delivery innovations that could be implemented by Medicare Advantage plans as a late-life care model to better meet the needs of older adults and reduce per capita spending.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Reducing social isolation of seniors during COVID-19 through medical student telephone contact

E.E. Office, M.S. Rodenstein, T.S. Merchant, T.R. Pendergrast, L.A. Lindquist
J Am Med Dir Assoc

Social isolation has been associated with many adverse health outcomes in older adults.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

3.5 million social needs requests during COVID-19: What can we learn from 2-1-1?

M.W. Kreuter, R. Garg, I. Javad, B. Golla, J. Wolff, C. Charles
Health Affairs Blog

Miles-long lines of cars waiting for boxes of food. Empty shelves where toilet paper should be. “Closed” notices taped to storefront windows. These images of the social and economic fallout of COVID-19 are powerful.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

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