Posts Categorized: News from the National Center

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Study from NCMLP highlights need for more systematic screening to identify social needsĀ 

Screening for social determinants of health is a vital means to improve the health of populations by unlocking the social services and...Read More

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Montana and Iowa MLPs first to link health center EHR and legal partner databases

Expending time and energy working separately within electronic health records (EHR) and legal case management systems (CMS) can be a huge operational...Read More

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

SAMHSA grant applications list MLP as way to help address substance use disorder

The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides grants to states through two types of block grants to support...Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

National Center convened federal agency roundtable on the role of MLPs in the opioid crisis

Earlier this month, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership teamed with the Office for Access to Justice at the U.S. Department of...Read More

Thursday, August 3, 2017

New national data on medical-legal partnership activities and trends

New report describes the patients screened and treated by medical-legal partnerships in 2016, and how these programs advance health and wellbeing. It...Read More