This report from Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) details the functionalities of nine different software platforms that enable healthcare organizations to more easily identify and refer patients to social service organizations. It includes a side-by-side comparison table and detailed profiles of the platforms’ features, as well as implementation lessons learned and recommendations from...

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This legal bibliography from Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) and the Network for Public Health Law (NPHL) provides over 100 resources including papers, toolkits, and other materials focused on privacy, consent, and policy documentation to guide community data practitioners and their legal advisors to overcome legal challenges to data sharing. The resources are organized...

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This toolkit from The Commonwealth Fund and Healthwise includes a series of “personas” for different types of individuals with complex health and social needs, as well as their caregivers. The personas help depict the experiences, motivations, and goals of a group of patients, as well as the barriers they face. Personas included in this toolkit...

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This meta-tool from Kaiser Permanente and the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN) compiles and reviews social risk screening tools to allow researchers, health care system administrators, providers, and community partners to select social risk assessment tools most appropriate to their setting and population. Toolkit users can search for tools that screen for risk...

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