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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If social determinants of health are so important, shouldn't we ask patients about them?

A. Moscrop, S. Ziebland, G. Bloch, J.R. Iraola
BMJ

Health inequities are worsening across Britain. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that men in England’s most deprived areas die almost a decade earlier than those living in affluent neighbourhoods. For women, life expectancy is falling in deprived areas.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Screening for immigration-related health concerns in a federally qualified health center serving a diverse Latinx community: A mixed methods study

E. Byhoff, E.H. De Marchis, L. Gottlieb, S. Halperin-Goldstein, K. Nokes, A.M. LeClair
J Immigr Minor Health

Immigration-related concerns can impact health and are an important consideration while caring for a multinational Latinx immigrant community. Patients and caregivers waiting for a non-urgent clinic appointment were randomly screened with one of two social risk screening tools.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Improving health equity through medical-legal partnerships

American Hospital Association

As hospitals and health systems continue to address the social determinants of health to improve health equity and community health outcomes, a key strategy has been to work in partnership with other organizations outside of health care.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Social determinants of health resource guide

National Committee for Quality Assurance

The NCQA Social Determinants of Health Resource Guide is a reference for health plans, clinically integrated networks, and clinicians to design and implement strategies that address social determinants of health (SDOH) for commercially insured populations.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Expanding the PACE Model of Care to high-need, high-cost populations

S. Karon, M. Knowles, C. Kordomenos, M. Segelman
The Commonwealth Fund

Issue: High-need populations benefit from integrated care such as that offered by the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Better housing improves people’s lives—Health benefits should be seen as a bonus

S. Glied
Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Many advocates hope that addressing the quality of housing, or similar social needs, can help us escape from the quagmire of ever-increasing US health care costs combined with stagnating health outcomes.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Addressing social determinants of liver disease during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: A call to action

A. Kardashian, J. Wilder, N.A. Terrault, J.C. Price
Hepatology

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic has exposed health care inequities in the United States and highlighted the importance of social conditions in shaping the health of individuals.

2020

Commentaries & Blogs

Comprehensive care, community and culture program evidence brief

D. Meltzer, H. Pollack
Systems for Action

The research team at the University of Chicago is piloting a randomized controlled trial to establish and begin to evaluate a new model of care: the Comprehensive Care, Community and Culture Program (C4P).

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Medical students screen for social determinants of health: A service learning model to improve health equity

L. Bickerton, N. Siegart, C. Marquez
PRiMER

Introduction: Medical schools are now required to address health disparities within their curriculum, with a recent emphasis on social determinants of health (SDOH). However, there is scant evidence that incorporating educational experiences around SDOH impacts health equity for patients.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Foods for health: An integrated social medical approach to food insecurity among patients with diabetes

J.L. Blitstein, D. Lazar, K. Gregory, C. McLoughlin, L. Rosul, C. Rains, T. Hellman, C. Leruth, J. Mejia
Am J Health Promot

Design: One-group repeated-measures design. Setting: Federally Qualified Health Centers in a large Midwest city. Sample: Of the 933 patients with diabetes who consented at baseline, 398 (42.66%) returned during the follow-up period for a visit that included Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) results.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group
CSV