Social Determinants of Health

From Emergency to Community: Implementing a Social Needs Assessment and Referral Infrastructure Using Health Information Technology

Description

This research assessed the use of an electronic social needs screening tool integrated into the workflow of an emergency department setting that facilitated referrals for those in need, and found that although only a small subset of patients expressing need received referrals, the strategy showed promise to monitor population health post-discharge.

Grant Number
R21 HS026505
Principal Investigator(s)

ACHIEVE: Successfully Achieving and Maintaining Euglycemia During Pregnancy for Type 2 Diabetes Through Technology and Coaching

Description

To assist pregnant individuals with pre-pregnancy type 2 diabetes with Medicaid coverage in reaching and maintaining normal blood sugars, this research will develop, test, and evaluate a digital health solution called ACHIEVE that includes a mobile health application, a provider dashboard, continuous glucose monitoring, and team-based coaching for medical needs and nonmedical health-related social needs.

Grant Number
R01 HS028822

A Novel Patient-Facing Mobile Platform to Collect and Implement Patient-Reported Outcomes and Voice Biomarkers in Underserved Adult Patients with Asthma

Description

This research will enhance an existing mobile platform to support self-management and shared decision making for those with asthma. Researchers will use patient-reported outcomes and calculate a Respiratory Symptoms Risk Score using voice biomarkers, with the aim of improving outcomes. 

Grant Number
R21 HS028892
Principal Investigator(s)