January 1, 2014
Fact sheet outlining the benefits for patients and families, healthcare staff and communities, and the associated research.
A better healthcare team is needed to identify, treat and prevent health-harming legal needs in patients, clinics and populations. Preliminary data demonstrates that medical-legal partnership (MLP) programs help healthcare team members better understand and screen for social determinants of health, and that having MLP services on-site improves the health of patients and communities.
PUBLICATION DETAILSFormat: Research
Publication Type: Fact Sheet
Geographic coverage, US: NATIONAL
Topics: Medical-Legal Partnerships
Case type: Health
Practice Area: Health
How Provided: Legal Aid Attorneys
Permalink URL of this page: http://legalaidresearch.org/?p=3911
LINKS TO RESOURCESEvidence-Base-Medical-Legal-Partnership-2014