A Case for Including Lawyers on the Care Team
Physician Executive Journal, pp. 34-38, March-April 2011
7 Pages Posted: 1 Dec 2011
Date Written: 2011
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP), is a medical legal partnership that is an innovative partnership and community collaboration between medical and legal professionals to address the social, environmental, and economic factors that adversely impact health. HeLP provides free legal services to vulnerable populations, professional education to health care providers, interdisciplinary education to law students and medical students, and systemic advocacy to address the socio-economic issues requiring regulatory or legislative attention.
Keywords: health, healthcare, patient care, legal-medical partnerships, health law, clinical legal education, clinics
JEL Classification: I10, I19, K00, K32, K40
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